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3 Dead, 37 Wounded In Labor Day Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Rogers Park. Two men were shot in the 7400 block of North Ridge. One was shot in the abdomen and the leg. He was taken to Saint Francis Hospital, where he died. The other man was shot in the leg and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

09/02/2014

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Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

A man was shot to death in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Friday.

08/30/2014

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1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Monday Shootings

A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.

08/26/2014

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De La Salle Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Five Chicago mayors have attended De La Salle; including both Richard J. Daley and his son Richard M. Daley, Frank Corr, Martin Kennelly and Michael Bilandic. Other notable alums include the late Cook County Board Presidents George Dunne and Dan Ryan, and broadcasting brothers Bryant and Greg Gumbel.

08/22/2014

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Man Charged In 2002 Back Of The Yards Murder

Amin Williams didn’t pull the trigger, but he was with his friend Shaunte Robertson when Robertson shot two men for laughing at him when they saw him getting beaten up a few days before, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Glen Runk said.

08/22/2014

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1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

The fatal shooting happened in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, where a man was found lying on a sidewalk about 7:35 a.m.

08/07/2014

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Man Critically Wounded In Back Of The Yards Shooting

The man, 23, was shot in the chest at 12:27 a.m. while he was standing in the street in the 5400 block of South Paulina Street and someone opened fire from a nearby alley.

07/15/2014

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Man Charged With 2013 Back Of The Yards Murder

A West Side man has been charged with murder for a fatal shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side last year.

06/14/2014

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Endia Martin’s Death Exposes Entrenched Chicago Violence

When a 14-year-old Chicago girl was arrested on charges that she shot and killed another 14-year-old Chicago girl, much of the attention centered on how the shooting stemmed from an argument over a boy that was playing out on Facebook.

06/06/2014

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3 Dead, 10 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

05/29/2014

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Charges Dismissed Against Aunt Of Accused Teen Killer

Prosecutors argued Vandetta Redwood initially told police she was not there when 14-year-old Endia Martin was shot, but a cell phone video obtained by police put her at the scene. Judge Donald Panarese Jr. called the video “choppy” and “poor,” then ruled the state did not meet the burden of proof.

05/23/2014

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Police Warn Of Residential Burglaries In Back Of The Yards

In each incident, someone entered apartments during daytime hours and took property from inside, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

05/19/2014

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Sixth Person Charged In Murder Of Back Of The Yards Teen

Police said the gun used to kill 14-year-old Endia Martin on Monday passed through the hands of a Streeterville man before it ended up with the alleged shooter’s uncle.

05/02/2014

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Alleged Shooter’s Uncle Charged In Murder Of 14-Year-Old Girl

The uncle of a 14-year-old girl accused of killing a classmate during a fight over a boy has been charged with giving his niece the murder weapon and accompanying her to the fight in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

04/30/2014

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Teen Charged In Murder Of 14-Year-Old Girl

The suspect — whose name was not released because of her age — was due in Juvenile Court on Tuesday, to face one count of first-degree murder. The suspect’s 24-year-old uncle and a 17-year-old boy also were in custody.

04/29/2014

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2 Teen Girls Shot, One Fatally, In Back Of The Yards

Endia Martin, a Tilden High School student, was with another teen girl in the 900 block of West Garfield Avenue when they were hit by gunfire around 4:30 p.m.

04/28/2014

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4 Dead, 35 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Logan Square neighborhood, where a 21-year-old woman was gunned down while riding in a car on Fullerton Avenue near Kedzie Boulevard.

04/28/2014

Theresa Spearman, 46, was shot and killed on Friday while trying to break up a fight between her daughter and her daughter's boyfriend.  Her daughter was shot and critically wounded. (Family photo)

Mother Killed, Daughter Wounded In Back Of The Yards Shooting

A 46-year-old woman was killed, and her 25-year-old daughter was critically wounded, when they were shot during an apparent domestic dispute in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

02/28/2014

Flames shoot through the roof of a building that caught fire early Thursday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Extra-Alarm Fire In Back Of The Yards Leaves At Least 12 Homeless

Firefighters responded about 1:15 a.m. to the blaze at a two-story apartment building in the 4900 block of South Hoyne Avenue.

01/09/2014

A van idles in the 5400 block of South Bishop Street Wednesday night after a man inside the vehicle was shot and later died, police said. (Photo from NVP News Video)

Man Shot To Death In Back Of The Yards

Anthony Rivers, 30, was in a vehicle in the 5400 block of South Bishop Street about 10:15 p.m. when someone approached the car and shot into the vehicle, striking his back, the back of his head and his armpit.

12/12/2013

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