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A bullet hole in the home of Juan Ortiz, who was killed on December 11. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Family Of Murdered Chicago Heights Man Canvasses Area For Information On Killer

More than a week after a Chicago Heights man was shot while doing dishes, police are still looking for who killed him. WBBM’S Nancy Harty reports, they got some help Saturday morning from the victim’s family.

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Police: Man Shot To Death In Little Village

A man was shot to death Friday afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.

17 hours ago

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Girl, 16, Seriously Hurt In South Side Shooting

A 16-year-old girl was seriously wounded in a South Side shooting late Friday.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Lakeview home.  (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Emanuel’s Son Robbed Outside Family’s Lakeview Home

he teenage son of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was the victim of a robbery outside the mayor’s Lakeview home Friday night, a spokesperson from the mayor’s office confirms.

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Chicago Man Shot And Killed In Suburban Montgomery

Jesus Garcia Jr., 28, was found lying on the street by police about 6 p.m. near the intersection of Montgomery Road and Fourth Street, police said in a statement.

12/19/2014

Police investigate a shooting outside Sound-Bar in River North. (Credit: Sam Charles / Sun-Times Media)

Man Shot Outside River North Nightclub

The 36-year-old was standing outside Sound-Bar, 226 W. Ontario St., at 3:50 a.m. when someone walked up and fired shots, striking him in the back, police said.

12/19/2014

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PR Executive Convicted Of Raping Woman He Met Online

The rape conviction of a 40-year-old PR executive in Chicago illustrated the difficulty prosecutors often have in pursuing cases of so-called “acquaintance rape.”

12/18/2014

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Illinois’ Longest-Serving Inmate Denied Parole Again

Chester Weger, 75, came closer to gaining his freedom last year than he did this year. The Illinois Prisoner Review Board voted 7 to 7 last year. This time it voted 9-3 against parole.

12/18/2014

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Aunt Of Two Suspects In Teen’s Murder: “They Were Not Raised Like This”

The great aunt of two of the suspects charged with killing an honor roll student during a mugging last week said her nephews were good boys growing up, and she hopes, whatever happens with the case, her nephews can be shown mercy.

12/18/2014

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3 Killed, 13 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a man was killed and another was wounded Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.

12/18/2014

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Former Middle School Tutor Charged With Child Porn Possession

Authorities began investigating 47-year-old Albert Galus in December 2011 after he took his computer in for repair and a technician found a video of child pornography on the machine, according to a statement from the Cook County Sheriff’s office.

12/18/2014

Donatello Herrera. (Family-provided photo)

Police Searching For Gunman Who Killed Father Of Three Near Bus Stop

Chicago Police are looking for the killer of a 35-year-old father of three who was gunned down early Wednesday morning at a CTA bus stop, right after he left work.

12/17/2014

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One Dead, One Hurt In South Shore Shooting

Two males were shot — one fatally — Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.

12/17/2014

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Landlord Gets Life In Prison For Arson Fire That Killed 7

Lawrence Myers, 64, was previously convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fire on Feb. 14, 2010, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

12/17/2014

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Teen Shot And Killed In Chicago Lawn

Police responding to reports of a person shot in the 5900 block of South Fairfield Avenue about 1:15 a.m. found the teen lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

12/17/2014

Martell White, Charles Campbell, and Derrick Glasper (left to right) are charged in a string of armed robberies in Aurora. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Trio Charged With Slew Of Armed Robberies In Aurora

Martell White, 25, of the 15000 block of Madison Avenue in Dolton; Charles Campbell, 27, of the 1500 block of North Lorel Avenue; and Derrick Glasper, 27, of the 100 block of North 23rd Avenue in Bellwood, were each charged with three counts of armed robbery Tuesday, according to a statement from Aurora police.

12/17/2014

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Man Shot And Killed On Near West Side

The man, 35, was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western Avenue about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the abdomen, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

12/17/2014

The scene of a Far South SIde shooting that left a teenage boy in critical condition Tuesday night. (Photo by Reema Amin)

Teen Critically Wounded In Altgeld Gardens Shooting

The teen was shot in the head about 7:50 p.m. in the 600 block of East 133rd Street, police said.

12/17/2014

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Teen Boy Shot In Head On Far South Side

A teenage was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Altgeld Housing Projects on the far South Side of Chicago.

12/16/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In Garfield Park

A man died after being shot Tuesday afternoon in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

12/16/2014

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