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Man Charged With Shooting Bouncer At Fox Lake Bar

A man has been charged with shooting a bouncer after a fight at a bar early Saturday in northwest suburban Fox Lake.

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Chuy Garcia Calls For Higher Pay For Health Care Workers, More Police Officers

In the race for Chicago mayor, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spoke Saturday in favor of higher pay for home health care workers and committed himself to work toward a $15 an hour floor salary.

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16-Year-Old Boy Charged With Fatal Shooting Of Aurora Teen

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with shooting another teen to death Friday afternoon in west suburban Aurora.

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Man Shot On Eisenhower Expressway Exit Ramp In Oak Park

A man who was a passenger in a vehicle was shot Friday evening while on an off-ramp of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) in west suburban Oak Park.

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Prosecutors File Felony Charges In Window-Smashing Incident At Suburban School

Criminal charges have been upgraded against a 38-year-old man who allegedly used a metal pipe to smash the windows of more than a dozen cars in a school parking lot near his parents’ home earlier this month.

02/27/2015

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Police: Woman Fatally Stabbed Uncle’s Girlfriend Because She Was Too Young

Natassia Pettis, 32, was charged was with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing of 19-year-old Keianna Paul during a family gathering in the 14100 block of South Dearborn, said Riverdale Deputy Chief Rocky Graziano.

02/27/2015

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Man Charged With Murder In Fatal Back Of The Yards Shooting

Otis Harriel, 47, was charged with first-degree murder and aggravated battery in connection with the April 26 shooting that killed 21-year-old Martarvian Emery and wounded a 19-year-old woman, police said early Friday.

02/27/2015

Heather Mack (R) and Tommy Schaefer (L) of the Chicago wait inside a prisoner van at Kerobokan prison in Denpasar on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on February 26, 2015.  The pregnant American teenager on trial in Indonesia for the murder of her mother, whose battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase, said on February 5 she is "petrified" and insists on her innocence. (Photo credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bell Boy, Police Testify At Chicago Man’s Murder Trial In Indonesia

A bellboy at an Indonesian hotel testified Thursday that an American man charged with murdering his girlfriend’s mother and stuffing the body into a suitcase refused any help in taking a bag to a taxi outside the hotel.

02/26/2015

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Man, 60, Shot And Killed In Roseland

About 7:20 p.m., Bernard Monroe found lying on the ground in the 11400 block of South Prairie Avenue with a gunshot wound to the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

02/26/2015

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Man Charged With Running Down Man In Belmont-Cragin

A man was ordered held on a $500,000 bond on Wednesday after being charged with intentionally striking a man with his car and gravely injuring him on Sunday night in the Northwest Side Belmont Cragin neighborhood.

02/26/2015

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One Killed, One Wounded In Rogers Park Shooting

Officers responding to a call of a person shot at 4:10 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Touhy Avenue found the men shot in an alley, police said. Albert S. Turnage, 23, was shot in the chest and a 30-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the shoulder, arm, back and buttocks, authorities said. Turnage was later pronounced dead.

02/26/2015

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Three Killed, Two Wounded In Citywide Shootings

Three men were killed and two other people were wounded in three shootings on the South and West sides in a four-hour span Wednesday afternoon.

02/25/2015

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One Killed, Two Wounded In West Side Shooting

The men, ages 18, 20 and 24 were in a vehicle about 3:10 p.m. in the 4600 block of West Maypole when they were shot, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

02/25/2015

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Two Men Critically Injured In Rogers Park Shooting

Officers responding to a call of a person shot at 4:10 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Touhy Avenue found the men shot in an alley, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

02/25/2015

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Two Wounded In Edgewater Shooting

Two men, 25 and 22, were on the sidewalk in the 5800 block of North Kenmore Avenue shortly after midnight when they were approached by four males who fired shots at them, police said.

02/25/2015

A man driving this SUV has been stalking a 16-year-old girl this week on the Southwest Side. | Chicago Police photo

Police: Man Stalking 16-Year-Old Girl On Southwest Side

Chicago Police issued an alert Tuesday warning Southwest Side residents of a man stalking a teenage girl.

02/24/2015

Police say one person was wounded inside a McDonald's near 38th and Archer. (Credit CBS)

Man Shot Inside Of McDonald’s In Brighton Park

A 28-year-old man was shot inside a McDonald’s near 38th and Archer in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side Monday afternoon, authorities said.

02/23/2015

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Place found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the hip, police said.

02/23/2015

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Man Charged With Shooting At Tow Truck Driver

Roderick Myers, 24, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle, a felony, police said.

02/23/2015

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Two Stabbed In North Lawndale Domestic Incident

Officers responded to the “domestic-related stabbing” about 8 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.

02/23/2015

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