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Police Investigating Killing Of College Student In Washington Heights

Chicago police are investigating the killing of a 21-year-old Olive-Harvey College student gunned down late Monday night near his home in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

04/21/2015

The driver of this car was killed when he was shot multiple times in the 400 block of East 47th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

One Dead, One Wounded In Bronzeville Shooting

About 2:20 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot multiple times as he drove his vehicle in the 400 block of East 47th Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His 26-year-old passenger was shot in the back and also suffered a graze wound to the neck, police said. He was being treated at Stroger Hospital.

04/21/2015

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Man Killed In Washington Heights Shooting

About 10:30 p.m., 21-year-old D’Montre Smith was standing in the 10200 block of South May Street when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside opened fire, striking him in the chest, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was later found lying in a gangway.

04/21/2015

Police investigate after two men were shot to death outside Dolphin nightclub on Monday. (Credit: Ashlee Rezin for Sun-Times Media)

Lawsuit Blames Dolphin Nightclub, City For Fatal Shooting In Bucktown

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Deonta Jackson alleges Dolphin nightclub owner Sam Menetti failed to properly train his security employees and failed to properly control crowds, and city officials ignored repeated requests to close the nightclub despite knowing of security problems.

04/21/2015

Heather Mack,19, (left) and Tommy Schaefer, 21, (right) cry after being convicted of murdering Mack's mother, Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in the back of a taxi outside a luxury Bali hotel in August 2014.  Mack was sentenced to 10 years in prison, and Schaefer was sentenced to 18 years. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

Heather Mack, Tommy Schaefer Convicted Of Killing Sheila Von Wiese-Mack In Bali

The Denpasar District Court sentenced Tommy Schaefer to 18 years in prison and Heather Mack to 10 years for intentionally killing Sheila von Wiese-Mack while vacationing last August. The badly battered body was found stuffed in a suitcase inside the trunk of a taxi at the St. Regis Bali Resort.

04/21/2015

Heather Mack holds her baby inside a holding cell before her trial at Denpasar court on Bali island on April 7, 2015. Indonesian prosecutors have recommended a 15 year prison sentence for Mack, for the murder of her mother, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase. (Credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bali Murder Suspect Moves To Transfer Part Of Trust Fund To Baby Daughter

As a young woman from Chicago awaits a verdict from an Indonesian court in the killing of her mother, she’s moving to transfer part of her $1.3 million trust fund to her newborn daughter.

04/20/2015

Anastacio Gonzales (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Fatal Humboldt Park Stabbing

Anastacio Gonzales, 51, faces counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery for the attack that happened about 1 a.m. Saturday at El Taco Naco, 2640 W. Chicago Ave., police said.

04/20/2015

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4 Dead, 30 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Sunday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. About 6:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman and a man – thought to be in his 20s – were walking in the 2700 block of North Lavergne when someone got out of a car and opened fire, police said.

04/20/2015

Everardo Custodio (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Uber Driver With Concealed Carry Permit Shoots Gunman In Logan Square

An Uber driver put his concealed carry permit to use Friday night when he pulled a shotgun and opened fire on a man he saw firing a pistol into a group of people on a Logan Square sidewalk, according to prosecutors.

04/20/2015

Three people were shot while they were sitting in this Ford Thunderbird in an alley parking lot in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Three Shot In Hyde Park Near University Of Chicago

University police issued a campus security alert at about 2 a.m., after three people were shot in an alley in the 5400 block of South Ellis Avenue. Police said two men and a woman were sitting in a blue Ford Thunderbird in a parking lot, when someone came up to the car and opened fire around 12:30 a.m.

04/20/2015

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Man And Woman Killed In Belmont-Cragin Shooting

About 6:30 a.m., a 34-year-old woman and a man – thought to be in his 20s – were walking in the 2700 block of North Lavergne Avenue when someone with a gun got out of a car and opened fire, police said.

04/20/2015

A man wearing a Green Bay Packers cap tried to rob a bank on the South Side on Saturday. (Credit: FBI)

Man In Packers Hat Attempts Bank Robbery

About 2:20 p.m., the man entered a Chase bank at 6650 S. Stony Island and attempted a non-takeover robbery, the FBI said.

04/20/2015

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Critically Injured In Belmont Cragin Shooting

A woman was killed and a man critically injured in a Belmont Cragin neighborhood shooting Sunday morning on the Northwest Side, police said.

04/19/2015

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Police: 3 Dead, 21 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Three people were killed 21 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday afternoon, police said.

04/19/2015

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Body Of Missing Mother Found In Gary Home

Police in two Indiana towns are sorting out the details of an alleged kidnapping and murder after a young mother’s body was found in a home in Gary, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/18/2015

Police taped off an area near East 74th Street and South Merrill Avenue after a Chicago Police officer shot a person Friday night in the South Shore neighborhood. | Reema Amin/Sun-Times Media

Police Fatally Shoot Man In South Shore

Chicago police shot and killed an 18-year-old man last night, after officers say he pointed a gun at them, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/18/2015

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting

One man was killed and another man was seriously injured in a Humboldt Park neighborhood shooting Friday night on the West Side, police said.

04/18/2015

Thieves used a crowbar to pry open the door of Moncler on Oak Street, then made off with an undisclosed amount of merchandise. (Credit: CBS)

Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit Gold Coast Clothing Store

Around 5 a.m., thieves used a crowbar to pry their way inside Moncler, at 33 E. Oak St., and then smashed glass display cases to get to the valuables inside.

04/17/2015

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Nine Wounded In Thursday Shootings

In the most recent shooting, a man suffered a gunshot wound to the chest in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

04/17/2015

Veronica Fuentes (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Lying About Attack, Abduction

A 39-year-old woman has been charged with filing a false police report, after allegedly lying about being attacked and kidnapped outside a CTA train station on the West Side.

04/17/2015

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