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Burglars stole jeans and shoes after crashing through the front of a Cisco NYC store on the West Side. (Credit: CBS)

Thieves Swarm West Side Store In Smash-And-Grab Heist

After a van smashed through the front of a West Side clothing store early Wednesday, 20 people swarmed inside, stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of designer jeans in less than three minutes.

11/26/2014

A police officer checks for evidence after a man was struck by a stray bullet while inside a bedroom of his home. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Struck By Stray Bullet In Back Of The Yards Home

The man was in a second-floor bedroom inside his home in the 2100 block of West Garfield Boulevard, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, when shots were fired outside around 10:50 p.m.

11/26/2014

Surveillance footage of a man suspected of robbing three banks, including one at 1715 W. 47th St. (Credit: FBI)

Back Of The Yards Bank Robbed

A man who is suspected in two other bank robberies struck again in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

11/26/2014

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Two Wounded In Separate Galewood Shootings

A 19-year-old man told police he was in the 2200 block of North Nagle Avenue about 4:45 p.m. when a white SUV stopped and a passenger in the back seat fired shots. About the same time, an 18-year-old man was standing in the 1600 block of North Merrimac Avenue when someone opened fire from across the street.

11/26/2014

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3 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.

11/24/2014

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Two Found Shot To Death In Gary

Two men were found shot to death in an SUV Friday night in Gary.

11/23/2014

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Boy, 16, Shot In North Lawndale

A 16-year-old boy was shot Saturday night in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

11/23/2014

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Two Women Shot In West Englewood

Two women were shot Saturday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

11/22/2014

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Two Shot In West Englewood

Two people were shot Saturday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

11/22/2014

Paris Walker-Rush. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In Fatal Hyde Park Shooting

A Chicago man has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting in Hyde Park Friday night.

11/22/2014

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Police: 3 Dead, 11 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Three men were killed and at least 11 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.

11/22/2014

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Ashburn Neighborhood Shooting

One man was killed and another was wounded early Saturday in an Ashburn neighborhood shooting on the Southwest Side, police said.

11/22/2014

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Man Shot While Driving On I-57 On South Side

A man was shot early Saturday while driving on I-57 on the South Side.

11/22/2014

Saul Sandoval (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Free On Bond For Robbery Charged With Stealing Woman’s Purse

A man free on bond after being charged with robbing an elderly man in west suburban Riverside in August was arrested last weekend and charged with another robbery in Chicago.

11/21/2014

Police have released surveillance video and are asking for the public’s help in finding two males wanted in connection with a Labor Day shooting. (Photo from Chicago Police surveillance video)

Police Release Surveillance Images From Labor Day Shooting

Chicago Police have released surveillance video and are asking for the public’s help in finding two males wanted in connection with a shooting that left one man dead and a teenager critically wounded Labor Day weekend in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

11/21/2014

A security guard at Kevin's Hamburger Heaven in Bridgeport was shot when he tried to stop a robbery. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Security Guard Shot In Robbery At Bridgeport Diner

Shortly after 3 a.m., two masked men walked into Kevin’s Hamburger Heaven, a 24-hour diner at the corner of Pershing Road and Wallace Street, and announced a robbery.

11/21/2014

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Two In Custody After Police Chase, Crash In West Lawn

Two suspects were taken into custody Thursday afternoon after they sped away from Chicago Police officers attempting to question them in the West Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

11/21/2014

Christian Loga-Negru (Racine County Sheriff)

Suburban Woman’s Murder In Wisconsin Resembles 2004 Kidnapping Case

An Arlington Heights man was being held on $1 million bail in Wisconsin, charged with killing his estranged wife with a hatchet, after she had fled to Mount Pleasant to stay with friends who offered her shelter from her husband. The murder brings to mind the story of another woman who was kidnapped in Racine County in 2004.

11/21/2014

Christian Loga-Negru (Racine County Sheriff)

Arlington Heights Woman Killed In Wisconsin; Estranged Husband Arrested

An Arlington Heights woman was slain in southern Wisconsin on Wednesday night, and her estranged husband has been taken into custody.

11/20/2014

Surveillance photo of the man who robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon in Tinley Park. (Credit: FBI)

Man Robs Tinley Park Bank

The robbery happened at the TCF Bank branch at 17117 S. Harlem Ave. in Tinley Park at 4:37 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the FBI.

11/20/2014

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