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Nine Shot In Chicago Since Tuesday Afternoon

The most recent shooting happened early Wednesday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side. About 1:20 a.m., a 26-year-old man was driving southbound in the 5900 block of North Winthrop Avenue when a gunman opened fire from the sidewalk, according to Chicago Police.

05/20/2015

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Two Women Shot During Back Of The Yards Party

A fire in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side left a 4-year-old boy hospitalized with second-degree burns to more than 75 percent of his body early Sunday.

05/17/2015

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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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Man Shot In Back Of The Yards

A 34-year-old man was inside a car about 4:15 p.m. in the 4700 block of South Ada Street when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, hitting him in the left shoulder, police said.

05/12/2015

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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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Berwyn Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

A man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood, police said.

04/29/2015

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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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One Killed, One Injured In Back Of The Yards Crash

One person is dead and another injured in a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.

04/12/2015

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2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Thursday Shootings On South Side

The most recent homicide happened about 8:30 p.m. in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. A 36-year-old man was standing in the 100 bock of East 69th Street, when at least one person walked up and shot him in the back, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.

04/03/2015

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Police: Man Tried Luring Girl Into Vehicle In Back Of The Yards

Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried luring a girl into his vehicle Saturday morning in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

03/29/2015

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Man Charged With Shooting At Two Women In Back Of The Yards

David Ochoa, 20, faces two felony counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm on an occupied vehicle for the Jan. 23 attack, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

03/11/2015

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Family Sues Driver, Trucking Company Over Accident That Killed Mom, 2 Kids

Elizabeth Peralta-Luna, 30, was walking hand-in-hand with her two children – 9-year-old Elizabeth and 4-year-old Dylan – in the 4300 block of South Ashland Avenue on Friday, when a truck making a left turn hit all three of them.

03/10/2015

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Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing In Back Of The Yards

Vicente Salgado, 39, is charged with first-degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police. Juan Martinez, 40, was standing outside with his girlfriend about 4:10 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 47th Street when the couple was confronted by Salgado, who stabbed Martinez multiple times, authorities said.

03/09/2015

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Man Stabbed To Death In Back Of The Yards

A man was stabbed to death Saturday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

03/08/2015

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Man Charged With Murder In Fatal Back Of The Yards Shooting

Otis Harriel, 47, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery in connection with the April 26 shooting that killed 21-year-old Martarvian Emery and wounded a 19-year-old woman, police said early Friday.

02/27/2015

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2 Teens Hurt In Back Of The Yards Shooting

Two teenagers were hurt in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side on Sunday morning.

02/22/2015

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Pastor Shot Inside Back Of The Yards Church

About 3:30 p.m., the 40-year-old man was inside a church in the 1700 block of West 48th Street when someone outside fired shots into the building, police said.

02/02/2015

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Man Shot, Seriously Wounded Near Church In Back Of The Yards

A man was shot and seriously wounded Sunday afternoon near a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

02/01/2015

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Police: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Back Of The Yards Shooting

A shooting across one block in the Back of the Yards neighborhood left one man dead and another wounded by a stray bullet Wednesday evening, officials said.

01/21/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Back Of The Yards

Four males approached a home in the 5300 block of South May Street about 12:15 a.m. and knocked on the door, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. When 25-year-old Heath Huntspon came out onto the porch, one of the males produced a handgun and shot him twice in the chest.

01/21/2015

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