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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl, 9, Near Austin Elementary School

The man threatened to hurt her parents if she did not come with him, but the girl ran away and told an adult, police said in a community alert.


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Man Found Shot To Death In Austin

The 36-year-old man was found about 3:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of West Midway Park with gunshot wounds to the chest and head.


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Woman Struck By Train In Austin

The woman, 56, was found at approximately 10 p.m. in the 2000 block of North Narragansett Avenue, or near the Galewood Metra station.


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Victims Detain Two Would-Be Robbers In Austin

A party was being held in an office rental space in the former Zenith TV plant in the Austin neighborhood, when four armed suspects entered and announced a robbery about 9:45 p.m.


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10 Displaced After Austin Fire

The fire began about 12:35 a.m. in the rear of a two-story frame house in the 4900 block of West Superior Street.


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Man Shot To Death In Austin

A man was shot and killed in Austin early Sunday morning.


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Man Stabbed Trying To Break Up Domestic Dispute

A man was stabbed multiple times trying to break up a fight early Friday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.


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Teen Shot In Austin

The boy, 16, was shot multiple times in the leg and thigh about 8 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Central Avenue.


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Woman Found Dead In Austin

A woman was found dead early Sunday in an alley in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


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Police: Teen Girl Sexually Assaulted In Austin

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted Friday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


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Man Fatally Shot In Austin Apartment

A friend found 48-year-old Gregory Daniel about 9:45 p.m. Monday on the bedroom floor of his apartment in the 5300 block of West Adams Street with gunshot wounds to his head and abdomen.


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Man Stabbed After Fight With Girlfriend In Austin

The 30-year-old man was stabbed in the knee by his girlfriend at about 1:25 a.m. in the 800 block of North Massasoit Avenue.


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Man Shot Multiple Times In Austin

The 26-year-old man was shot in both legs, the side and the shoulder about 2:15 a.m. in the 4600 block of West Madison Street.


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Man Critically Wounded In Austin Shooting

The man, in his 20s, was shot in the abdomen about 7 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Superior Street.


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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago


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Bond Set For Man Charged With Fatal Austin Shooting

Bond was set at $1.5 million for an 18-year-old man charged with murder for a shooting that left one man dead and another injured last month in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


Man Charged In Austin Shooting

A man was charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot a man in the Austin neighborhood last month.


Hammond Carjacking Leads To Chase, Crash In Chicago

A state trooper saw a vehicle connected with an earlier Hammond carjacking and notified Chicago police, who helped Hammond police chase the vehicle.


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6 Dead, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened a few minutes before 10 p.m. Sunday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood.


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Man Shot In Austin

A man is in serious condition after being shot Saturday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.