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3 People Shot In Austin

The three people — two men and one woman — were in the 100 block of North Central Avenue when a gunman emerged from a gangway and fired shots at them about 12:30 a.m.


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Bond Denied For Austin Woman Charged With Strangling Granddaughter

A woman was charged with first-degree murder after an eight-year-old girl was found dead Friday in her West Side Austin neighborhood home.


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Mom Makes Plea To Find Daughter’s Killer

The mother of a 19-year-old woman gunned down in the west side Austin neighborhood is making an emotional plea to the killer.


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Two Teens Killed Blocks Apart In Austin

Two people were shot to death just blocks apart on the West Side late Tuesday and early Wednesday morning in the Austin neighborhood.


Two police officers and a third person were hurt in a three-car crash in the Austin neighborhood. (Credit NVP News Video)

2 Police Officers Among 3 Hurt In West Side Crash

Three people were injured – including two police officers — when a police cruiser and another vehicle crashed early Thursday in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


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8 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.


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2 Shot In Austin

A man and a woman were wounded in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood Sunday afternoon, authorities said.


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1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Austin shooting

One man was killed and another wounded in a shooting late Friday in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.


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Chicago Neighborhood Training Hair Stylists To Act As Peacekeepers

A Chicago community so desperate to stop the surge of violence is turning to an unlikely source to bring peace to the neighborhood.


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Cops Chase Lamborghini, Disrupting Memorial Day Cookout

Ron James’ family wasn’t quite sure what happened, or what brought the pretty black Lamborghini to their alley about 5 p.m. Cops swarmed the scene; the driver fled.


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Man Stabbed, Critically Wounded In Austin Domestic Incident

A man was critically injured in a domestic-related stabbing Sunday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


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Four Teens Wounded In Austin Shooting

Four people were hurt in a gang-related shooting after large groups of teenagers started fighting in the street Monday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.


Darris Moore, charged with shooting a 10-year-old on the West Side. (Credit: Chicago Police Dept.)

Bond Denied For Man Charged With Shooting 10-Year-Old

A convicted felon was ordered held without bond Saturday for allegedly shooting a 10-year-old boy as he played football in his front yard in Austin earlier this week.


Six people were hurt when this car crashed through a wrought iron fence and ended up against the front steps of a home in the Austin neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Six Hurt When Car Crashes Through Yard In Austin

Four adults and two children were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon, after a car crashed through a wrought iron fence and into the front yard of a house in the Austin neighborhood.


Victor Wilson, 24, Deandre Davenport, 20, Carlisle Lopez, 17, and Ashauntiara Cody, 21 (clockwise from top left), are accused of robbing and killing Marquis Anderson, 22, of Calumet City, in the Austin neighborhood on Feb. 11, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Four Charged With Robbing, Killing Man In Austin

An Austin woman allegedly used money she stole from the man she helped kill to get her nails done and purchase “new hair” to replace the strands she lost during the deadly struggle.


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Man Charged With DUI, Reckless Homicide In Crash With Squad Car

A Joliet man was charged with vehicular homicide after he drunkenly collided with a Chicago police cruiser Friday night — killing a passenger in his car while wounding himself, another occupant in the vehicle and two police officers.


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One Dead, 4 Injured In Police Squad Car Crash

One person is dead, following a late night crash involving a Chicago Police squad car in the city’s Austin neighborhood.


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Boy, 14, Critically Hurt In Austin Drive-By

The 14-year-old boy was found on the sidewalk after shots were fired at him from a red vehicle traveling east on North Avenue.


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Boy, 14, Critically Hurt In Austin Shooting

The shooting happened about 6:15 p.m. in the 5100 block of West North Avenue.


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Austin Churches Form Teen Program To Curb Violence

Eleven churches from the west side Austin neighborhood hope to curb violence in the community by reaching out one-on-one to teens.