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Elderly Woman Shot While Sitting On Porch In West Englewood

Police said the woman was sitting on a porch in the 5900 block of South Justine Street around 7 p.m., when she heard someone fire shots, and realized she’d been shot.

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Deacon Allegedly Kissed Girl, 14; Gave Her Kama Sutra Book

A 66-year-old man Cook County prosecutors described as a “member of the clergy” allegedly gave a minor a copy of the Kama Sutra and said he kissed her because she was “shy” and he “wanted her to be more confident.”

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1 Dead, 8 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

Early Thursday morning, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood.

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Man Charged In Fatal June Shooting In Chicago Lawn

James Jones, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder for the shooting that killed 18-year-old Demarcus Boswell on June 19, authorities said.

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O’Hare Worker Arrested For Stealing Military Foot Lockers

James Matthews, 41, of Sauk Village, was charged with two felony counts of theft, police announced early Friday.

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Pair Charged In Fatal Shooting Witnessed By Chicago Police

Christian Alvarez, 18, is charged with first-degree murder; and Antonio Castaneda, 31, is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery to a peace officer, and attempting to disarm a peace officer, according to Chicago Police.

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Teen Charged In Murder Of 11-Year-Old Shamiya Adams

An 18-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was felled by a stray bullet while at a sleepover in West Garfield Park.

07/24/2014

David Chereck was 15 when he was strangled in January 1992.  (Photo courtesy Cook County Sherriff)

Suspect Arrested In L.A. For 1992 Murder Of Skokie Teen

A Los Angeles man who was a suspect in the 1992 murder of 15-year-old David Chereck, from Skokie, has been arrested in connection with the case.

07/24/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In West Pullman

The man, who is in his 20s, was walking in the 11600 block of South Michigan Avenue about 3:15 a.m. when a male approached on foot and fired multiple shots

07/24/2014

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Boy, 16, Killed In Chicago Lawn Shooting

A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting within two blocks of his home Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

07/24/2014

Dayvon Bennett (Credit: Chicago Police)

Second Man Charged With May Shooting That Killed Man, Wounded Two Others

Dayvon Bennett, 19, faces one count of first degree murder and two counts of attempted murder, all felonies, in connection with the May 29 shooting that happened in the 5700 block of South LaSalle Street.

07/24/2014

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Three Shot, Seriously Wounded In Fuller Park

Three people are in serious condition after a shooting Wednesday night in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side.

07/23/2014

Kenneth Jackson (right) is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Michael Flournoy III (left), a student and football player at Simeon Career Academy High School. (Credit: Family photo/Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With April Slaying Of Simeon Football Player

Kenneth K. Jackson, 31, is charged with first-degree murder, murder during commission of a felony, and mob action, all felonies, in connection with the death of 16-year-old Michael Flournoy III, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/23/2014

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Girl, 17, Shot In The Head In Pilsen

Police said the girl and her boyfriend were sitting in a car in the 1000 block of West Cullerton Street around 1:45 a.m., when someone approached and fired shots into the vehicle.

07/23/2014

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Two Wounded In West Garfield Park Shooting

A 19-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl were sitting on a porch with a group of people about 10:15 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Arthington Street when someone fired shots from a passing vehicle.

07/23/2014

John Silas (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Cop Charged With Firing Gun Through Window Of Home While Drinking

A south suburban police officer was drinking at a friend’s house when he started firing his gun, sending bullets into a neighboring home and vehicle, then called another officer to try to have him hide the evidence.

07/23/2014

Michael Wade (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect Charged With Killing Man In Englewood In May

A South Side man has been charged with shooting a south suburban man to death and wounding two others almost two months ago in the Englewood neighborhood.

07/22/2014

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1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Citywide Shootings On Monday

One man was killed and at least six people, including three teenage boys, were injured in shootings across the city Monday night.

07/22/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy meet at Chicago Police Headquarters with federal law enforcement officials and community activists to discuss ways to address gun violence in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Government Officials, Community Leaders Promise Coordination To Combat Violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy met with federal law enforcement officials and local community organizations and religious leaders on Monday to discuss joint efforts to reduce gun violence in Chicago, on the heels of a weekend when at least 43 people were shot, four of them fatally.

07/21/2014

Shamiya Adams. (Family provided photo)

Friends, Family Continue To Mourn 11-Year-Old Girl Killed By Stray Bullet

Friends and family of Shamiya Adams gathered for a vigil on Sunday, the second since the 11-year-old was killed Friday night at a sleepover.

07/20/2014

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