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State Police Say Solving Murder Of Tammy Zywicki 23 Years Ago Still A High Priority

It was 23 years ago tomorrow that the body of 21-year-old college student Tammy Zywicki was found along the side of a road in Missouri.

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Workers perform repairs at Tops & Bottoms in Lansing, after an SUV crashed into the storefront, and five burglars ransacked the store for designer jeans. (Credit: CBS)

Crash And Grab Burglars Raid Lansing Store In Pre-Dawn Heist

An SUV plowed through the front of a store in south suburban Lansing early Monday, and a group of thieves inside made off with thousands of dollars’ worth of designer jeans.

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The scene at Dodge and Lyons where two people were shot, one fatally, early Monday in Evanston. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed, Another Wounded In Evanston Shooting

The shooting happened in the 1800 block of Dodge Avenue about 1:20 a.m. Donte Blackwell, 23, of Niles, was shot once in the torso and was taken to Evanston Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A 21-year-old Evanston man was shot in the arm and leg, and was also taken to Evanston Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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3 Killed, 31 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 1 a.m. Sunday. Two boys, ages 16 and 17, were standing on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Ingleside when someone walked up and fired shots at them. The younger boy suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he died.

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Police investigate in the 8200 block of South Ingleside, where two men were shot early Sunday. | Network Video Productions

Police: Boy Killed, Another Injured In Chatham Shooting

A 16-year-old boy was killed and a 17-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in the Chatham neighborhood early Sunday on the South Side, police said.

08/30/2015

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Three Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Three people were killed and at least 23 others, including a 7-year-old girl, have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday.

08/30/2015

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Girl, 7, Among Two Shot In Kenwood

A 7-year-old girl and a man were both shot Friday night in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood.

08/29/2015

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Armed Male Shot By Police In Oswego

A male armed with a rifle was shot by Oswego police officers early Saturday in the western suburb.

08/29/2015

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Police: One Killed, One Wounded In East Garfield Park Shooting

One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

08/29/2015

Alison Parker and Adam Ward (Credit: WDBJ7)

Alvarez: Journalists’ Slayings Highlight Need For Universal Background Checks

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the televised shootings of reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward heightened the need to find better ways to prevent the mentally ill from buying guns.

08/28/2015

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Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In Lawndale

The man, thought to be in his 20s, was shot in the chest about 4:25 a.m. in the 2800 block of West Fillmore Street, police said.

08/28/2015

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Woman, 70, Attacked On Zion Bike Path

A 70-year-old woman was brutally attacked early Thursday while out for her morning walk on a popular bike path in north suburban Zion.

08/28/2015

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Eight Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across Chicago

Most recently, two men were shot late Thursday in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The men, ages 19 and 20, were standing outside in the 1500 block of North Linder about 10:25 p.m. when shots were fired in their direction from a group of males standing on the corner across the street, according to Chicago Police.

08/28/2015

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2 Dead, 8 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

Most recently, a man died after he was shot Wednesday evening in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.

08/27/2015

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Girl, 14, Shot In East Garfield Park

The girl was standing on a corner in the 3800 block of West Adams Street about 9:30 p.m. when she heard shots and realized she had been hit, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.

08/27/2015

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Man Wounded In South Shore Shooting

The 34-year-old man was standing outside of a vehicle near 67th Street and East End Avenue about 12:40 a.m. when a gray vehicle approached and someone inside fired at him, police said.

08/27/2015

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Man Shot In Park Manor

The 22-year-old was standing outside in the 300 block of East 69th Street about 11:20 p.m. when he heard shots and realized he’d been hit, police said.

08/27/2015

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Man Wounded In Humboldt Park Drive-By Shooting

At 1 p.m., the man was near the 400 block of North Hamlin Avenue when a silver sedan drove past and someone inside shot him, police said.

08/27/2015

Authorities investigate a shooting Wednesday night near 51st and May in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting

The 23-year-old was in an alley in the 1100 block of West 51st Street about 7:30 p.m. when someone approached him, pulled out a handgun and started firing, police said.

08/27/2015

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1 Killed, 3 Wounded In East Garfield Park Shooting

The shooting happened at Horan Park in the 3000 block of West Van Buren at 10:36 a.m., according to police.

08/26/2015

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