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$8,000 Stolen From New Beginnings Church In Break-In

Chicago police say they are investigating a break-in at a church on the city’s South Side in which $8,000 was stolen from a charity box.

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Male Fatally Shot By Police In Maywood

Maywood police shot a male early Saturday morning after he reached for a gun in his waistband, police said.

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Two Killed, Nine Wounded In South, West Overnight Shootings

Two people were killed and at least nine others were shot on the South and West sides between Friday night and early Saturday.

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Police: One Dead, One Wounded In Austin Neighborhood Shooting

Two people are in custody in connection to a shooting that left a man dead and wounded another in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said.

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Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

A man was killed in a Back of the yards neighborhood shooting late Friday.

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A car with at least three bullet holes on the driver's side could be seen parked near 75th and Eggleston late Friday on the South Side. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

Male Shot On Dan Ryan Expressway Friday Night

A male was shot while driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway Friday night, according to police.

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The Independent Police Review Authority was investigating a police-involved shooting that happened Thursday night in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, Two Injured After Robbery Attempt, Police-Involved Shooting

Shortly before midnight, police officers saw two armed men approach two other men walking down an alley near the 7900 block of South Justine Street, police said. The suspects announced a robbery, and when they spotted police, the suspects shot the two men in the alley.

10/24/2014

An off-duty police officer was in serious condition after he was shot early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Off-Duty Officer Shot In Greater Grand Crossing; 3 Suspects At Large

A manhunt was underway early Friday, after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot during a robbery attempt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

10/24/2014

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Citywide Violence Thursday

The most recent fatal shooting happened after an armed robbery attempt just before midnight in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

10/24/2014

Authorities released this surveillance video image of a bank robber jumping over the counter at First Midwest Bank in Orland Park during a robbery on Oct. 13, 2014. Carl P. Wilson, of Joliet, has been charged with committing the robbery. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Bank Robber Told Teller ‘Have A Great F****** Day”

The robber, identified as 26-year-old Carl P. Wilson of Joliet, entered the First Midwest Bank branch at 11200 W. 143rd St. in Orland Park just after 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 13 armed with a semi-automatic handgun and wearing a black hood on his face, according to the FBI.

10/23/2014

Jeremiah Ellis (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robbery Suspect Charged In Gas Station Holdups

A superseding indictment filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond charges Jeremiah Ellis with two counts each of Hobbs Act robbery and of robbery affecting commerce.

10/23/2014

Darren Vann, suspected serial killer. Credit: Lake County Sheriff)

Police Using Suspected Serial Killer’s Cell Phone Records To Track Movements

Investigators in northwest Indiana have begun using suspected serial killer Darren Vann’s cell phone records, in an effort to track his movements before his arrest.

10/23/2014

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Teen, Man Found Dead In West Lawn

The bodies were discovered about 4:15 p.m. inside a home in the 4100 block of West 63rd Street, police said. The 17-year-old boy and the 28-year-old man were both shot and pronounced dead at the scene.

10/23/2014

Henry Bailey (Credit: Puissant Productions)

One Dead, One Wounded In Richton Park Shooting

The co-star of a Chicago-based web series was shot and killed Wednesday night in south suburban Richton Park.

10/22/2014

Surveillance photo shows woman who robbed Chase Bank branch in the 4400 block of West North Avenue on Wednesday. | photo from FBI

Woman Robs Chase Bank Branch In Humboldt Park

A woman robbed a Chase Bank branch Wednesday afternoon in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.

10/22/2014

Anith Jones, one of at least seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend. (Credit: Gary Police)

Suspected Serial Killer Charged With Second Woman’s Murder

Wednesday afternoon, 43-year-old Darren Vann was charged with strangling 35-year-old Anith Jones, whose body was among six found in vacant buildings in Gary, Indiana, over the weekend.

10/22/2014

Darren Vann (Credit: Hammond Police)

Suspected Serial Killer Refuses To Answer Judge, Hearing Delayed One Week

An initial court appearance for suspected serial killer Darren Vann was delayed one week, after Vann refused to speak in court on Wednesday.

10/22/2014

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

Two Teens Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

About 9:45 p.m., the two were standing on the front porch of a building in the 1500 block of West 72nd Place when three males walked by and at least one of them opened fire, police said.

10/22/2014

Afrikka Hardy (Credit: Facebook)

Families Mourn Gary Murder Victims

Families of the Gary murder victims are showing their grief and their frustration with a police response to a missing loved, reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

10/21/2014

Cook County Jail (Credit: CBS)

Cook County Jail Guard Charged With Scheming To Smuggle Pot Into Jail Through Sandwiches

The FBI has put the bite on a Cook County Jail guard and a Chicago 911 supervisor and five others, for attempting to smuggle contraband into the jail, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

10/21/2014

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