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Chicago police investigate after three 19-year-old men were shot, two of them fatally, in the 200 block of West 107th Street on Wednesday night. (Credit: CBS)

3 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago On Wednesday

Late Wednesday night, one man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting outside of a Logan Square neighborhood store on the Northwest Side, police said.

05/14/2015

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9 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

At least nine people have been wounded in shootings on the South and West sides of Chicago since Monday afternoon, including a 62-year-old man shot during an attempted robbery at a Roseland bus stop Tuesday morning.

05/12/2015

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Missing Austin Teen Found Safe

Abrianna Kirk, who goes by “Bri,” was missing from her home near Augusta and Menard since about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. Police said Thursday morning that Abrianna had been found safe.

05/07/2015

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Teen Charged With Shooting 12-Year-Old Boy

The teen, whose name was not released, was charged Tuesday night with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

05/06/2015

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5 Killed, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the South Side Marquette Park neighborhood. Nyerere Lloyd, 26, was standing on the sidewalk in the 3100 block of West 64th Street about 12:40 a.m. when two males walked up and fired shots.

05/04/2015

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

A west suburban man was killed in the most recent fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

04/30/2015

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1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

A teenage boy was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. About 6 p.m., 16-year-old Amari Sutton was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck, police said.

04/24/2015

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Nine Wounded In Thursday Shootings

In the most recent shooting, a man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

04/17/2015

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Man Shot In Austin Robbery

The shooting happened about 12:10 a.m. in the 4700 block of West Maypole Avenue, police said. The man was walking when two men approached and announced a robbery.

04/16/2015

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1 Dead, 12 Wounded In Shootings Since Tuesday Morning

The fatal shooting happened about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. The 24-year-old woman was a passenger in a vehicle in the 4500 block of North Broadway when gunfire erupted and she was struck in the head.

04/15/2015

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Teen Shot In Austin

About 9:20 p.m., the teen was getting into a car in the 6000 block of West Wabansia when he heard shots and realized he had been struck in the right shoulder, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

04/15/2015

Look! A gun! In an old photo of Superintendent Garry McCarthy! (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Who Cares If Murders Are Up, It’s Not Like It’s Affecting Your Neighborhood?

Violence is up, let’s blame the guns… I guess? Anyone else tired of the city’s favorite scapegoat?

04/02/2015

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Man Tries To Lure Boys Into Van With Candy

Police said a white van pulled up next to two 9-year-old boys as they were walking home from Howe Elementary School on Monday afternoon, walking south on Lorel Avenue toward Huron Street. A man got out of the van, and said, “Come here, I got some candy for you,” while holding candy.

04/01/2015

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girls With Candy Outside Austin School

The sisters, ages 6 and 9, were leaving the after-school program at Hay Community Academy, 1018 N. Laramie Ave., at 4:45 p.m. when a man standing next to a white van asked them, “Hi girls, do you want some candy?” according to a community alert from Area North detectives.

03/23/2015

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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Morning

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.

03/19/2015

A vehicle at the West Side gas station where a 20-year-old man was fatally shot early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Slain At West Side Gas Station

Shortly after 2 a.m., he was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.

03/19/2015

Two men were pronounced dead at the scene after a drive-by shooting in the Austin neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

West Side Activists Want To Meet With McCarthy To Discuss Violence

Activists in the Austin neighborhood have demanded a meeting with Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, to come up with solutions to violent crime in a community that has more murders than any other.

03/18/2015

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5 Killed, 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the first fatal shooting of the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side on Sunday afternoon.

03/16/2015

Two men were pronounced dead at the scene after a drive-by shooting in the Austin neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Killed In Austin Drive-By

Andre Chatman, 23, and Carey Hollis, 28, were in a car traveling east in the 5800 block of West North Avenue about 3:45 p.m., when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired shots, striking both men, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

03/16/2015

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South By Southwest Guide To Austin

Explore the Live Music Capital of the World like a seasoned veteran with these guides for your South by Southwest vacation to Austin, Texas.

03/13/2015

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