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A man was shot to death during an attempted robbery Friday evening at a See Thru Chinese Kitchen restaurant in the West Side Austin neighborhood. | NVP News Video

Restaurant Employee Fatally Shot During Attempted Robbery in Austin

An employee was shot to death at a Chinese restaurant on the West Side during an attempted robbery Friday evening in the Austin neighborhood.

11/01/2014

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Man Shot And Killed Inside His Austin Home

Pierre Peters, 41, was shot in the back about 2:35 p.m. inside his home in the 0 – 100 block of North Lorel, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

10/30/2014

Produce grows at an inner-city garden. (Mason Johnson)

Urban Farms Expanding In Chicago

Soon, yet another inner-city garden will offer healthy, fresh food. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

10/29/2014

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4 Killed, 32 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Pilsen. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 2100 block of West 18th Place at 9:30 p.m. found a 36-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, police said.

10/27/2014

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Two Charged In Fatal Austin Neighborhood Shooting

Jermaine Powell, 19 of the 5900 block of West Huron, and Joshua Grayer, 19 of the 1200 block of South Saint Louis, were each charged with first degree murder, according to a police statement.

10/27/2014

Artwork from the Nashville field guide by Wildsam.

Wildsam Field Guides A Must For Travelers, Locals Alike

The man behind Wildsam is veteran travel writer Taylor Bruce, who has published three other field guides for San Francisco, Austin and Nashville. A Chicago field guide is in the works for 2015.

10/23/2014

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Police: Man Stabbed To Death In Austin

A male was stabbed to death Thursday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, according to police.

10/17/2014

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12 Wounded In City Shootings On Tuesday

Most recently, two men were wounded in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 22 and 24, were standing outside in the 1800 block of South Hamlin about 9:15 p.m., when someone shot them both.

10/08/2014

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1 Killed, 10 Wounded In Monday Shootings

About 8:40 p.m., a 20-year-old man was killed and two other people were wounded in a shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood.The three were standing outside in the 7800 block of South Homan Avenue when a maroon-colored sedan pulled up alongside them and a male got out and opened fire, police said.

09/23/2014

A woman was sexually assaulted in Lakeview last Sunday. (CBS)

Neighborhoods On Alert After Sex Assaults

Two neighborhoods are on alert his morning as Chicago police investigate two separate sexual assaults.

09/22/2014

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Man Charged With Killing Austin Business Owner

A man was denied bond Saturday for allegedly opening fire on a group of people gathered on an Austin neighborhood porch — killing one and wounding three others last month on the West Side.

08/26/2014

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5 Dead, 42 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. A 14-year-old boy was in the 1100 block of North Leclaire at 2:52 p.m. when two males approached him, and one of the males shot the boy.

08/25/2014

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Police: Three Men Shot — One Fatally — In Austin

A man died after he and two others were shot at a party early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, authorities said.

08/24/2014

Kenny Scott (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Shooting Girlfriend In Austin In July

Kenny Scott, 20 of the 4800 block of West Quincy Street, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

08/21/2014

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Neighbors Rally Behind West Side Woman Facing Eviction

Neighbors of an 85-year-old West Side woman are coming to her defense after she fell victim to an alleged predatory lending scheme and faces eviction.

08/02/2014

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Teen Shot In Austin

The 16-year-old was standing on the sidewalk about 11 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Iowa when someone walked up and fired shots at him, striking him in the right thigh and groin.

08/01/2014

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Man Killed, Four Others Wounded In Two Related Austin Shootings

A man was killed and four other people were injured Saturday evening in two shootings that are thought to be connected in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.

07/20/2014

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Eight Wounded In Shootings Wednesday Evening

Two men were hurt—one critically—in a drive-by shooting in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The men, 23 and 35, were in the 1500 block of West Farwell Avenue about 9:55 p.m. when someone in a dark-colored vehicle drove by and fired shots, police said.

07/17/2014

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

4 Dead, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Monday in West Englewood. Officers found a man, thought to be in his 50s, unresponsive on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street about 12:45 a.m.

07/14/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In Austin Drive-By Shooting: Police

The shooting happened at 8:13 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Quincy Street.

07/11/2014

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