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Boy, 15, Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Foot

Police said the boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 7600 block of South Colfax Avenue, holding a gun, when he accidentally shot himself in the foot around 12:15 a.m.

06/24/2014

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Firefighter, 3 Others Hospitalized After Separate South Side Fires

The firefighter, two children and one adult were hospitalized after a fire in the South Shore neighborhood.

04/11/2014

A Mercury Mountaineer similar to the one used in South Shore robberies by a man pretending to be a federal officer. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Man Posing As Federal Agent Robbing People On South Side

The man approaches victims in a tan SUV, pulls over to talk to people on the sidewalk and identifies himself as an agent or “Officer Franklin,” according to a community alert from Area South detectives.

09/27/2013

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Man Killed In South Shore Drive-By

A 34-year-old man was in a parking lot near East 74th Street and South Colfax Avenue with another person at 9:38 a.m. when a light-colored SUV drove by and a person inside fired shots.

08/14/2013

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At Least 8 Injured In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

At least eight people have been wounded in shootings on the city’s South and West sides between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.

11/10/2012

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Two Firefighters Injured In Extra-Alarm Fire In South Chicago

Two firefighters were injured while battling a two-alarm fire and four people were displaced in the South Side South Chicago neighborhood early Sunday.

01/22/2012

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Man Arrested After Police Chase In South Shore Neighborhood

A 26-year-old man is in custody after abducting his ex-girlfriend and leading police on a more than one-mile chase on the South Side.

11/20/2011