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Teen Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In East Garfield Park

Police responded to a complaint of armed men in the 2800 block of West Polk Street on Sunday night; and when officers approached the men matching the descriptions in the complaint, one began running away, police said. He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband.

He ran through a gangway and took a gun out from his waistband, police said. An officer told him to drop his weapon, but he went to “an elevated position” and pointed his gun at the officer, according to police.

08/25/2014

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14-Year-Old Boy Shot To Death In Austin: Police

A 14-year-old boy was shot to death in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side Sunday afternoon, police said.

08/24/2014

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Police: Cab Driver Tried To Abduct Girl On North Side

Police in Chicago say a cab driver tried to abduct a girl Saturday evening on the North Side.

08/24/2014

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One Dead After Four Shot At Lounge In Auburn Gresham

Four men were shot — one fatally — at a lounge early Sunday in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said.

08/24/2014

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Police: Three Men Shot — One Fatally — In Austin

A man died after he and two others were shot at a party early Sunday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, authorities said.

08/24/2014

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Police: Boy, 17, Shot Dead In Little Village

A 17-year-old boy was shot dead Sunday morning in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, police said.

08/24/2014

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Man Shot While Driving On Lake Shore Drive In Lincoln Park

A man was shot early Saturday while driving on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood.

08/23/2014

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Police: 4 Dead, 24 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Since Friday Afternoon

Four people have died and at least 24 people — including a 3-year-old boy — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, authorities said.

08/23/2014

David Jordan (left) and Peter Williams (right) have been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, kidnapping and sexual assault. The pair shot two Harvey police officers who were responding to a robbery call, then took eight people hostage in a standoff that lasted nearly 24 hours. (Credit: Harvey Police)

Two Parolees Charged In Harvey Standoff

David Jordan and Peter Williams, have been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, aggravated kidnapping, and aggravated criminal sexual assault.

08/22/2014

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Two Shot, One Fatally, In West Englewood

About 11:25 p.m., a 23-year-old man and a 52-year-old man were standing on the sidewalk in the 7200 block of South Winchester when a light-colored vehicle drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said.

08/22/2014

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Teen Shot In North Lawndale

The 16-year-old boy riding a bicycle about 8:15 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Lawndale Avenue, when someone walked up and opened fire, police said.

08/22/2014

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Man Charged In 2002 Back Of The Yards Murder

Amin Williams didn’t pull the trigger, but he was with his friend Shaunte Robertson when Robertson shot two men for laughing at him when they saw him getting beaten up a few days before, Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Glen Runk said.

08/22/2014

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Three Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

The men, ages 25, 27 and 34, were involved in an argument with another male about 9:30 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Throop Street, when the male pulled out a gun and opened fire, police said.

08/22/2014

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Parents Mourn 9-Year-Old “Little Homey” Slain In Grand Crossing

The day after 9-year-old Antonio Smith was shot to death in the back yard of an apartment building in the south side Grand Crossing neighborhood, several hundred people filled the yard Thursday night to offer prayers and demand action.

08/22/2014

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Window Broken, Cell Phones Stolen At Mag Mile Best Buy

Around 4:30 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at the Best Buy in the Hancock Center, at 800 N. Michigan Av. Officers discovered a broken window, and searched the building, discovering an unknown number of cell phones had been stolen.

08/21/2014

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Man Charged With Shooting Girlfriend In Austin In July

Kenny Scott, 20 of the 4800 block of West Quincy Street, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

08/21/2014

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Man, Teen Wounded In Englewood Shooting

A 17-year-old boy and a 45-year-old man were talking outside when an SUV drove past, and someone inside fired shots, police said.

08/21/2014

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Teen Shot In Hermosa

The boy, 14, was standing in the 2400 block of North Kilbourn about 9:30 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was shot in the arm.

08/21/2014

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Man Wounded In South Shore Shooting

The 22-year-old got into an argument with a “known offender” outside in the 7800 block of South Bennett about 9:15 p.m.

08/21/2014

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Motive Still Unclear In Bali Slaying Of Chicago Woman

Police investigating an American couple suspected of killing the woman’s mother at a resort hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island said Thursday the three had a disagreement over who was paying for the rooms, but that a motive for the crime has not been established.

08/21/2014

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