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The intersection of 41st and Pulaski, where a Chicago police officer shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who refused orders to drop a knife he had used to slash the tire of a squad car. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Teen On South Side

Chicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood Monday night, after he allegedly ignored orders to drop a knife.

10/21/2014

Selena Strong

Mom Pleads Not Guilty In Brutal Death Of Gary Toddler

Selena Strong, 26, has pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, two counts of neglect of a dependent, and battery in the death of Brandon Dillon, who was found dead Sept. 30 on an air mattress in the apartment where he lived with Strong, her husband, Bernard Dillon, 37, Brandon’s twin sister and infant sister.

10/21/2014

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Man Shot In West Englewood

The man told police he had been shot in the 6700 block of South Hermitage Avenue.

10/21/2014

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3 Dead, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

An 18-year-old woman was fatally shot early Sunday while she was in a Belmont Cragin apartment on the Northwest Side. Alexandra Burgos was sitting in an apartment in the 5300 block of West Oakdale about 12:35 a.m. when gunshots came from outside and struck her in the head.

10/20/2014

Darren Vann (Credit: Lake County Indiana Sheriff's Office)

Convicted Sex Offender Charged In Murder Of Woman In Hammond, Suspected In 6 Other Deaths

A convicted sex offender who allegedly confessed to at least seven murders in northwest Indiana has told police his crimes date back as long as two decades.

10/20/2014

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Naperville Woman Charged With Drunk Driving In Four-Vehicle Crash

A Naperville woman is free on bond and awaiting trial, after she allegedly triggered a four-vehicle traffic crash late Thursday night near Neuqua Valley High School while drunk.

10/20/2014

Mario Boone (Booking Photo)

Man Charged With Whipping Boy With Electric Cord

A 13-year-old boy who failed to bring a parent to a parent-teacher conference at his school last May was whipped with an electric cord by an “angry” family member, prosecutors alleged in court Sunday.

10/20/2014

An 18-year-old woman was shot in the head and gravely wounded early Sunday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side. | NVP News video

Woman Killed By Stray Bullet In Belmont Cragin Shooting

young woman is dead after she was hit by stray bullet while sitting in an apartment.

10/19/2014

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing the ABC Bank branch at 9443 S. Ashland Saturday morning. / photo from the FBI

South Side Bank Robbed

A man robbed a bank Saturday morning in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side.

10/18/2014

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing a River Forest TCF Bank Oct. 18. / photo from the FBI

Police: River Forest Bank Robbery Suspect Caught By Patrol Officer ‘Within Minutes’

A man suspected of robbing a bank in west suburban River Forest Saturday morning was arrested mere blocks away from the bank as he tried to make his escape, authorities said.

10/18/2014

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Three Men Shot In West Side Gas Station Parking Lot

Three men were shot while standing in a gas station parking lot in the Austin neighborhood early Saturday.

10/18/2014

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Police: 3 Killed, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across City

Two men and a woman were killed and at least 17 other people have been wounded in citywide shootings since Friday evening, police said.

10/18/2014

A 21-year-old man was found shot to death in the back seat of a car early Saturday in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

Police: Man Shot To Death In Roseland

A man was shot and killed early Saturday in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

10/18/2014

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Police: Man Fatally Shot In West Englewood

A man was shot and killed early Saturday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

10/18/2014

John "Fuzzy" Atkins. (Family provided photo.)

Suburban Mother Afraid She’s Being Targeted By Son’s Killers

A year after her son was murdered, a south suburban woman still lives in fear. She’s afraid two of his killers are targeting her.

10/15/2014

Daniel B. Pederson / photo from the Lake County Sheriff's office

Police: California Man Threatened To ‘Light Up’ Courthouse And PD

A California man is being held on a $2 million bond after he allegedly threatened to kill people and “light up” a north suburban police department and courthouse.

10/14/2014

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Man Charged With DUI In Fatal Crash That Severed Passenger’s Arm

A man has been charged with DUI for a crash Saturday afternoon in which a passenger lost his arm and later died.

10/14/2014

Ozzie Scott / photo from Chicago Police

Man Charged With Wrigleyville Beating, Attempted Robbery

A man has been charged with beating and trying to rob a woman in Wrigleyville Friday morning.

10/11/2014

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2 Killed, 12 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Since Friday Night

Two people were killed and at least twelve others wounded in shootings across the city starting early Friday night.

10/11/2014

One person died and three others were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in West Garfield Park. / Photo NVP.

Police: One Dead, Three Others Wounded In West Garfield Park Shooting

A man died and three others were wounded in a shooting early Saturday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

10/11/2014

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