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Alfredo Medina and Vanessa Marchan (Credit: Chicago Police)

Pair Charged In String Of Armed Robberies

Alfredo Medina is accused of holding up the stores at gun- or knife-point while Vanessa Marchan allegedly drove the getaway car for the robberies that happened between Feb. 1 and March 25, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

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Heather Mack (L) and Tommy Schaefer (R) of the Chicago walk to a court room for a trial hearing in Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on March  11, 2015. Mack and Tommy Schaefer are facing separate trials in Bali for the murder of her mother, 62-year-old Sheila von Wiese Mack, whose body was found rammed in a suitcase in the boot of a taxi outside an exclusive resort in August 2014. (Photo credit:  SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Couple’s Murder Trial In Indonesia Delayed After Baby Hospitalized

Heather Mack, 19, gave birth to a daughter, Stella, last week and returned with the baby to prison after several days’ stay in the hospital. She brought the 9-day-old baby to the prison clinic on Wednesday morning when she noticed the baby’s skin was yellow.

03/26/2015

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Man Charged With Beating Wife To Death

Charges have been upgraded to murder against a 64-year-old man whose wife died three days after a beating in their home in northwest suburban Huntley.

03/26/2015

Authorities investigate at the Northwest Side home where a 65-year-old man was shot in the face through the window of a home. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot In Face Through Window Of Northwest Side Home

He was inside the home about 2:50 a.m. in the 8300 block of West Forest Preserve Avenue when someone walked up to a window and shot into the residence, according to preliminary information from police.

03/26/2015

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Man Slain In Belmont-Cragin Shooting

About 5:40 p.m., a 25-year-old man got in to a physical altercation with a group of people inside the building in the 5200 block of West Fullerton Avenue, police said. When he tried to run away through the back door, someone followed him and opened fire.

03/26/2015

Latayuss Curry (Credit: Chicago Police)

Forest Park Man Charged With Chinatown Rape

Latayuss Curry, 21, was charged with single counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon, home invasion and kidnapping by force or threat of force, police announced Tuesday night.

03/25/2015

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Police Warn Of Armed Robberies In Logan Square

Police are cautioning residents of the Logan Square neighborhood after three armed robberies were reported within a block of each other in the last two weeks.

03/24/2015

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Man Shot In Neck Just Off Kennedy Expressway

A man drove onto a Kennedy Expressway entrance ramp after he was shot in the neck in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side Tuesday evening, police said.

03/24/2015

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Postal Worker Fatally Shot In East Garfield Park

A 27-year-old postal worker getting ready to head to work ends up shot dead.

03/24/2015

Three young adults were shot while inside this minivan, stopped at a stop sign at Maypole and Keeler. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Three Wounded In West Garfield Park Shooting

The three young adults stopped at a stop sign in the 4100 block of West Maypole Avenue around 9:20 p.m., when a car pulled up behind them, and someone inside the car shot at them.

03/24/2015

The scene of the fire in East Garfield Park on March 8. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

East Garfield Park Woman’s Fire Death Ruled A Homicide

Margaret Noble, 79, died Saturday following the March 8 fire at her home in the 300 block of South Albany Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

03/24/2015

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Police: Social Media Feud Leads To Teen Girl Stabbed In Burbank

Social media squabbles turned violent in southwest suburban Burbank Monday afternoon, leaving one 17-year-old girl stabbed several times in her back and chest.

03/24/2015

Antwan Elliot (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Shooting Death Of Teen Boy In Portage Park

Antwan Elliot, 21, was charged with single counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card, police announced Monday night.

03/24/2015

Juan Ramos (left) and Saul Sandoval (right) have been convicted of armed robbery for a jewelry heist on Aug. 3, 2014. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Two Convicted Of Robbing 70-Year-Old Jeweler

A jury Friday found 20-year-old Saul Sandoval and 21-year-old Juan Ramos guilty of armed robbery for the Aug. 3, 2014, heist, according to a statement from Riverside police. The verdict was delivered after a five-day trial at the Maybrook Courthouse in west suburban Maywood.

03/24/2015

Javier Bahena (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged With Killing Wife In Hospital Allegedly Accused Her Of Cheating

Javier Bahena, 43, was charged with one count of first-degree murder. He allegedly killed his 42-year-old wife, Francisca Quintero, about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, just hours after her brother died of a heart attack at Alexian Brothers Medical Center on Sunday, authorities said.

03/24/2015

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4 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side. A witness saw the man, between 18 and 25 years old, in an alley with several other males when gunshots were heard, police said. A red SUV was seen driving from the scene.

03/23/2015

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Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Relative At Elk Grove Village Hospital

The estranged husband of a woman who was stabbed to death at an Elk Grove Village hospital on Sunday has been charged with first-degree murder.

03/23/2015

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted Last Month On North Side

Chicago police have issued an alert after a woman was sexually assaulted last month on the North Side.

03/22/2015

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Woman Dies Day After Being Wounded In SE Side Shooting

A Chicago woman died Sunday morning, a day after being wounded in a shooting on the Southeast Side.

03/22/2015

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Man Stabbed To Death During Bar Fight In Northwest Indiana

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death early Sunday in northwest Indiana.

03/22/2015

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