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Alan Padilla, 17, is accused of killing 17-year-old Jalen Stogner in front of Stogner's mother and two brothers on Aug. 31, 2012. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Teen In Front Of Victim’s Mother

A 17-year-old man has been charged with killing an Englewood teen in front of his mother and two brothers outside a laundromat in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

09/01/2012

Chicago police investigate after a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed near 47th Street and Wolcott Avenue on Aug. 21, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

15-Year-Old Boy Killed In South Side Shooting

A 15-year-old boy was killed in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side on Tuesday afternoon.

08/21/2012

Escanaba Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings In Chicago Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

Gunfire left one man dead and another wounded just after midnight in the South Shore neighborhood, and five others were wounded across the city in the overnight hours.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Homan Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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Weekend Gunfire Leaves 3 Dead, 26 Wounded

Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Champlain Avenue Shooting

3 Killed, 7 Injured In Post-Holiday Shootings

Three people were killed, and seven others were injured, in shootings during the day Thursday as the high climbed to 102 degrees, and during the steamy night afterward.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Dead, 3 Wounded In Back Of The Yards Shooting

Two men were killed and three others wounded in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting Friday night on the South Side.

06/08/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

6-Year-Old Girl Hit By Police Squad Car

A 6-year-old girl was struck by a police squad car that was responding to a shooting Saturday evening in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

06/03/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy discusses police strategy for handling the large protests expected before and during the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy Confident Police Can Handle NATO Protests

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Wednesday that Chicago police officers assigned to NATO protest duty have passed their first test ahead of this weekend’s NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

Masked protesters march through Bridgeport, Canaryville and Back of the Yards to decry police brutality. The protesters repeatedly ignored police orders to stay off the streets, since they did not have a parade permit, and they also got into shouting matches with a number of local residents. (Credit: CBS)

Masked Protesters March Through South Side To Decry Police Brutality

With the NATO summit five days away, demonstrations are becoming more intense. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports on a so-called militant march against police brutality Tuesday evening.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

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Two Dead, Five Injured In Series Of South Side Shootings

Two men were killed and five others were wounded in at least four separate shootings in Chicago.

05/11/2012

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2 Men Fatally Shot In Back Of The Yards

Two men were killed in a drive-by shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Thursday evening on the South Side.

05/10/2012

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Dead, Teen Wounded In Back Of Yards Shooting

A 20-year-old man is dead and a 17-year-old boy was wounded during a shooting in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Friday night.

04/21/2012

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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) – At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]

04/09/2012

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4 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

At least four people were killed and 19 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday to Saturday night.

04/08/2012

Firefighters fought a blaze at a Back of the Yards appliance store Thursday evening. (Chicago Fire Department/Twitter)

Back Of The Yards Blaze Causes Partial Building Collapse

Chicago firefighters needed several hours to put out a stubborn 2-11 alarm fire that raced through a series of storefronts in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

A photo collage memorial to 5-year-old Eric Ochoa and his 10-month-old sister, Julissa, who both died in a high-speed crash in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Family Of Kids Killed In Crash Raising Money For Funerals

The mother and family members of the two children killed Saturday night in a high-speed crash on the southwest side returned to the scene of the accident for three hours Wednesday night – in search of the donations needed to bury them.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

A 10-month-old girl and a 5-year-old boy were killed when the Dodge Neon they were riding in was struck by an SUV that was fleeing the scene of another crash in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Family Mourns 2 Children Killed In Back Of The Yards Crash

A young mother, forced to deal with the loss of her two young children in a hit and run on Saturday, must now break the tragic news to their father, who was injured in the same crash.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2012

One Dead, Six Critically Injured In South Side Wreck

One of seven people who were critically injured early Sunday when a car struck a tree in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood has died.

03/25/2012

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1 Dead, 2 Others Wounded In Back Of The Yards

Two suspects were in custody after police chased them down early Sunday following a shooting where one man was killed and two others seriously wounded in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.

03/18/2012

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