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1 Dead, 26 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A toddler was critically wounded in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side about 10:10 p.m. Friday night.

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Alger Sanchez (left) and Anton Aseves (right). (Chicago Police photo)

Two Charged In Shooting Of 3-Year-Old In Brighton Park

Two men have been charged in the shooting of a three-year-old boy Friday night in Brighton Park.

07/27/2014

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy. (File Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Supt. McCarthy Renews Call To Get Guns Off The Streets

McCarthy talked about recent violence in the city saying it’s more painful than usual because children are falling victim to it.

07/27/2014

A woman from Addison, Ill., and her two daughters were shot while driving in Hammond, Ind., on Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Mom, Two Daughters Shot In Hammond

An attempt to buy a cell phone might have led to the shootings of a woman and her two daughters in Hammond, Indiana.

07/27/2014

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Two Critically Wounded In Aurora Drive-By Shootings

Two Aurora men were critically injured in drive-by shootings in the western suburb Friday night.

07/26/2014

Chicago police on Thursday released these surveillance images of the Orange Line armed-robbery suspects. (Chicago Police Dept.)

West Side Man Charged For Orange Line Armed Robbery

A West Side man has been charged in a brazen robbery on an Orange Line train earlier this month.

07/26/2014

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3-Year-Old Critically Wounded In Brighton Park Shooting, Three People In Custody

Police say the shooting happened on South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood just after 10 p.m. Friday.

07/26/2014

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One Killed, 21 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 18-year-old was killed and at least 21 others — including a 3-year-old boy — have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.

07/26/2014

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Man Shot To Death In East Chicago

An 18-year-old man was shot to death early Saturday in northwest Indiana.

07/26/2014

Chicago police on Thursday released these surveillance images of the Orange Line armed-robbery suspects. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Suspect In Custody For Orange Line Robbery

A suspect in last week’s brazen robbery on an Orange Line train was in custody Friday in northwest Indiana.

07/25/2014

Tevin Lee (Credit: Chicago Police)

Prosecutors: Teen Charged With Killing 11-Year-Old Was Aiming For Gang Rivals

Cook County prosecutors said the 18-year-old man accused of killing 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was aiming for a group rival gang members who had attacked a friend in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, even though that friend told him the boys who had beaten him were not there.

07/25/2014

Alisha Bromfield. (Credit: alishaandavabromfield.com)

Plainfield Man Gets Life For Killing Pregnant Woman And Unborn Baby In Door County

Brian Cooper of Plainfield was convicted in May of killing 21-year-old Alisha Bromfield, when the two were at a Nasewaupee resort for his sister’s wedding. He was not the father of Bromfield’s baby but his attorney said the two had once had a romantic relationship. He was also Bromfield’s boss.

07/25/2014

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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.

07/25/2014

Arthur Cox (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

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.”

07/25/2014

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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.

07/25/2014

James Jones (Credit: Chicago Police)

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.

07/25/2014

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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.

07/25/2014

Christian Alvarez and Antonio Castaneda (Credit: Chicago Police)

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.

07/24/2014

Shamiya Adams. (Family provided photo)

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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