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Teen Charged With Shooting At Chicago Police Officer In Uptown

A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder for firing a shot at Chicago Police officers in the North Side Uptown neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

9 hours ago

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Teen Arrested For Firing Shot At Police

About 2:50 p.m., officers responding to a “gang-related disturbance” in the 4600 block of North Kenmore Avenue saw someone running away from the area, said police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.

15 hours ago

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Police: 3 Killed, 18 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

In the latest fatal shooting, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Sunday afternoon in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.

17 hours ago

Police investigate after a man was stabbed at a downtown hotel early Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Stabbed At Downtown Hotel

A 51-year-old man was intoxicated at the Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront Hotel at 71 E. Wacker Dr. when another man cut his arm with a broken bottle around 12:30 a.m., police said.

18 hours ago

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Man Stabbed To Death In Logan Square

Shortly after 3 a.m., a 25-year-old man was stabbed in the chest during an argument with another man in the 1900 block of North Rockwell Street, police said.

18 hours ago

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Man Stabbed In Lakeview

About 11 p.m., the 24-year-old was walking in the 1000 block of West Belmont Avenue when someone approached and stabbed him in the torso and shoulder, police said.

18 hours ago

The FBI released surveillance footage of the suspected robber of a Midlothian bank on Friday. | FBI

Bank Robbery Reported In Midlothian

The FBI is looking for information about a south suburban bank robbery on Friday afternoon.

06/28/2015

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Police: 3 Killed, 12 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

Shootings since Friday night have left three men dead and at least 12 people wounded across the city, according to police.

06/28/2015

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Police: Red Line Sexual Assault Claim Unfounded

Police are now saying a woman’s claim that she was sexually assaulted on a CTA train is unfounded, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

06/27/2015

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Woman Injured In Avondale Arson Fire

Chicago police are searching for a man who started a fire in a business in the Avondale neighborhood Friday afternoon that critically injured a woman, police said.

06/27/2015

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Tinley Park Police Investigating Crash And Grab Burglary At Best Buy

A van was used in what police are calling a “smash and grab” at a southwest suburban Best Buy early Sunday.

06/27/2015

The aftermath of a shooting and crash in Gage Park that left a man in serious condition early Saturday. | Network Video Productions

Man Shot In Back Of Head In Gage Park

A 26-year-old man was shot in the back of the head early Saturday in a Gage Park neighborhood drive-by attack on the Southwest Side.

06/27/2015

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New 606 Trail Proves Popular; But Some Complain Of Crime, Rowdy Behavior

The new elevated 606 trail on the city’s West Side has proved very popular with joggers and cyclists who have given it rave reviews, but it’s also generated several complaints from residents about gang activity and drunken behavior.

06/26/2015

Joseph Bigsby (right) was convicted of killing Chicago Police Officer Edward Barron (left) in 1973, and sentenced to 200 years in prison, but granted early release on June 25, 2015. (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation/Illinois Department of Corrections)

Convicted Cop Killer Granted Early Release For 1973 Murder

After spending more than 40 years in prison for killing a Chicago police officer in 1973, a 58-year-old man has been granted parole, enraging Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and rank-and-file officers.

06/26/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Edgewater

About 4:45 p.m., a male entered a business in the 5900 block of North Ridge Avenue, pulled out a handgun, and fired several shots, police said. Devone Matthews, of the 6100 block of North Damen Avenue, was shot in the back.

06/26/2015

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Auburn-Gresham Shooting Leaves Man Critically Wounded

The man was in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle about 10:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of West 77th Street when a gunman approached and opened fire, striking the man in the neck and shoulder, police said.

06/26/2015

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Man Seriously Wounded In East Garfield Park Shooting

About 11:20 p.m., the 34-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 3200 block of West Congress when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot, police said.

06/26/2015

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Man Shot In Marquette Park

About 9:30 p.m., the man was shot in the ankle in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue, police said.

06/26/2015

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Eight Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across Chicago

Most recently, a man was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of West Washington Boulevard about 10:35 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks.

06/25/2015

Authorities investigate a fatal shooting  Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of 35th and Indiana. | Sam Charles / Sun-Times

Bronzeville Nursing Home Resident Fatally Shot While Running Errands

Tuesday night, lifelong South Shore resident Christon Barlow was out picking up a few things for other nursing home residents and the staff, when he was shot and killed.

06/25/2015

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