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Man Attempted To Lure Girl Into SUV On Her Way To School: Police

The incident occurred Thursday morning in the 5400 block of West Roscoe Street, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

05/15/2014

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Activist: Gage Park Property Was Used For Human Trafficking

A community activist says teenage girls — runaways — were held captive and forced by pimps to have sex.

05/12/2014

Chicago police released this sketch of a suspect who assaulted a 7-year-old boy at a restaurant. (Chicago Police)

Suspect Sketch Released In Sex Assault Of Boy

The boy and his family were eating dinner at Great China Buffet at 2531 W. Cermak Rd. when the little boy went to the restroom and was sexually assaulted, according to a community alert issued Tuesday by Chicago Police.

05/01/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed In Austin Hit-And-Run

Artiz McBride, 20, was struck by the SUV while he was crossing the street about 12:45 a.m. in the 0 – 100 block of South Central Avenue, authorities said.

04/26/2014

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Police Bicycle Patrols Cutting Crime In Neighborhoods

Bicycles aren’t just a fun way to get around this time of year, they’re also an effective crime-fighting tool, according to Chicago police.

04/18/2014

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Woman Sexually Assaulted In Lake View Alley

The victim was taken to Illinois Masonic in stable condition. No one was in custody.

04/14/2014

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Police: Man, 90, Found Dead At Bottom Of Garbage Chute

The medical examiner has identified the victim as 90-year-old Rocco Sette.

04/14/2014

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Woman Dies, 2 Others Hurt In Woodlawn Shooting

The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Juan Hernandez said.

04/11/2014

TSA officers found two military-grade shells in the bags of two minors returning to the U.S. from London on Monday. (Credit: Transportation Security Administration)

WWI Artillery Shells Found In Teens’ Luggage At O’Hare

The Transportation Security Administration says the bags belonged to a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old who were returning from a school field trip to Europe.

04/08/2014

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Wounded In Rogers Park Shoooting

About 7:20 p.m., a 24-year-old man and a 33-year-old man were both shot in the 1600 block of West Howard Street, police said.

04/07/2014

Johntile McGee, 10, was arrested after urinating in an alley. His mother said police accused him of having a gun, and Johntile said they asked if he was in a gang. He was released, cited only for public urination. (Credit: CBS)

Mother Wants Answers After She Says Chicago Police Arrested 10-Year-Old Son

He is a child, but his mother says he was arrested as she stood right there, helpless. In this original report, Jim Williams reports the mother wants answers from the officers’ bosses.

04/07/2014

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Chicago Police Underreported Number Of 2012 Assaults, Audit Finds

About one-quarter of victims of assaults failed to get counted in Chicago Police statistics for 2012, according to a just-released city Office of the Inspector General report.

04/07/2014

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Prosecutors: Drunk Man Damaged Police SUV After Being Kicked Out Of Wrigley

The man’s fit of rage didn’t get him too far, Cook County prosecutors said. Nicholas A. Spadaro allegedly fell face first onto a sidewalk after the incident.

04/07/2014

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Police Warn Of Ruse Burglaries Targeting Elderly Residents On NW Side

In the reported incidents, one man typically approaches an elderly victim’s home and tries to use a ruse—such as construction work or damage to their garage—to distract the victim while another person enters the home to steal property, according to a community alert.

04/04/2014

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Man In Ski Mask Tries To Lure Boy Into Vehicle In Wicker Park: Police

The boy was walking to school in an alley in the 1300 block of North Claremont Avenue when the suspect approached him between 8:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. Monday.

03/31/2014

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Police Find Dozens Of Stolen Vehicles At Auto Scrap Yard

It all started when the victim of a car theft happened to spot his car parked at Adelman’s Truck & Equipment, 3033 E 106th St. When police came to check it out, they found so many stolen cars they stopped counting.

03/31/2014

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Officers Shoot Suspect Who Pointed Gun At Police In Fuller Park

Area Central Gun Team officers saw two “suspicious males” near the mouth of an alley and were approaching them to conduct an interview when the males ran away, police said. One of them pointed a gun at the officers pursuing him.

03/20/2014

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Vandals Hitting Parking Pay Boxes On North Side: Police

The suspects struck at least 13 of the boxes over a two-day period on the North Side, police said. They usually did their damage in the afternoon or early morning.

03/20/2014

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Police: Woman Tried To Lure Child Outside Little Village School

Police are searching for a woman who grabbed a 9-year-old girl outside an elementary school on Friday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

03/17/2014

Chicago police investigate after a 34-year-old tactical officer was struck by a ricocheting bullet as he was taking part in a drug raid. (Credit: CBS)

Officer Home From Hospital After Being Shot During Drug Raid

Police said a narcotics team was executing a search warrant at a home in the 2700 block of East 92nd Street around 8:45 p.m. Sunday, when someone inside the house shot at the officers. A bullet ricocheted off a piece of wood, and struck a 34-year-old tactical officer in the face.

03/10/2014

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