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Man Charged With Shooting Death Of Teen Boy In Portage Park

Antwan Elliot, 21, was charged with single counts of first-degree murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card, police announced Monday night.

03/24/2015

Juan Ramos (left) and Saul Sandoval (right) have been convicted of armed robbery for a jewelry heist on Aug. 3, 2014. (Credit: Riverside Police)

Two Convicted Of Robbing 70-Year-Old Jeweler

A jury Friday found 20-year-old Saul Sandoval and 21-year-old Juan Ramos guilty of armed robbery for the Aug. 3, 2014, heist, according to a statement from Riverside police. The verdict was delivered after a five-day trial at the Maybrook Courthouse in west suburban Maywood.

03/24/2015

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Man Charged With Killing Wife In Hospital Allegedly Accused Her Of Cheating

Javier Bahena, 43, was charged with one count of first-degree murder. He allegedly killed his 42-year-old wife, Francisca Quintero, about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, just hours after her brother died of a heart attack at Alexian Brothers Medical Center on Sunday, authorities said.

03/24/2015

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4 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side. A witness saw the man, between 18 and 25 years old, in an alley with several other males when gunshots were heard, police said. A red SUV was seen driving from the scene.

03/23/2015

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Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Relative At Elk Grove Village Hospital

The estranged husband of a woman who was stabbed to death at an Elk Grove Village hospital on Sunday has been charged with first-degree murder.

03/23/2015

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted Last Month On North Side

Chicago police have issued an alert after a woman was sexually assaulted last month on the North Side.

03/22/2015

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Woman Dies Day After Being Wounded In SE Side Shooting

A Chicago woman died Sunday morning, a day after being wounded in a shooting on the Southeast Side.

03/22/2015

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Man Stabbed To Death During Bar Fight In Northwest Indiana

A 28-year-old man was stabbed to death early Sunday in northwest Indiana.

03/22/2015

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Man Shot To Death In Auburn Gresham

A man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.

03/21/2015

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3 Killed, 17 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Gun Violence

-Three people were killed and at least 17 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.

03/21/2015

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Man Shot To Death In South Chicago

A 21-year-old man was shot to death in a drive-by attack on Friday afternoon in the South Chicago neighborhood.

03/21/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Humboldt Park

About 8 p.m., the 24-year-old man was found unresponsive inside a vehicle in the 900 block of North Mozart Street, police said. He had suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

03/20/2015

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Man Charged With Shooting 3 During Aurora Child Custody Exchange

A Chicago man already in prison on a weapons-related conviction is facing new charges for a west suburban shooting that injured three people in 2013.

03/19/2015

Former state lawmaker Keith Farnham arrives at the federal courthouse in Chicago to face child pornography charges. Farnham wore a nasal breathing tube and carried an oxygen bottle as he arrived at court. He had resigned, citing health issues, days after a raid of his house and district office. (Credit: CBS)

Ex-Rep. Farnham Gets 8 Years For Child Pornography

U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang also ordered former state Rep. Keith Farnham to begin serving that prison term in two months, denying his attorneys request to allow him to stay on house arrest and die at home.

03/19/2015

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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Morning

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Thursday at an Austin neighborhood gas station on the West Side. A 20-year-old man was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.

03/19/2015

A vehicle at the West Side gas station where a 20-year-old man was fatally shot early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Slain At West Side Gas Station

Shortly after 2 a.m., he was outside the station in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue when someone walked up and shot him multiple times, police said.

03/19/2015

Authorities investigate after a fatal shooting on the South Side early Thursday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot And Killed In Chatham

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 12:30 a.m. found Juan Warrior unresponsive with gunshot wounds to the side of the chest in the 8100 block of South Normal Avenue, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

03/19/2015

Two men were pronounced dead at the scene after a drive-by shooting in the Austin neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

West Side Activists Want To Meet With McCarthy To Discuss Violence

Activists in the Austin neighborhood have demanded a meeting with Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, to come up with solutions to violent crime in a community that has more murders than any other.

03/18/2015

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Bensenville Credits Youth Soccer League For Steep Decline In Crime

The dramatic drop in crime around four apartment buildings is over the past three years, says Bensenville Village President Frank Soto.

03/18/2015

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Police: Burglar Breaking Into North Side Homes While Victims sleep

A burglar has broken into at least two North Side homes in the last week while residents were asleep.

03/17/2015

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