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Donatello Herrera. (Family-provided photo)

Police Searching For Gunman Who Killed Father Of Three Near Bus Stop

Chicago Police are looking for the killer of a 35-year-old father of three who was gunned down early Wednesday morning at a CTA bus stop, right after he left work.

12/17/2014

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One Dead, One Hurt In South Shore Shooting

Two males were shot — one fatally — Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.

12/17/2014

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Landlord Gets Life In Prison For Arson Fire That Killed 7

Lawrence Myers, 64, was previously convicted of seven counts of first-degree murder in connection with the fire on Feb. 14, 2010, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

12/17/2014

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Teen Shot And Killed In Chicago Lawn

Police responding to reports of a person shot in the 5900 block of South Fairfield Avenue about 1:15 a.m. found the teen lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

12/17/2014

Martell White, Charles Campbell, and Derrick Glasper (left to right) are charged in a string of armed robberies in Aurora. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Trio Charged With Slew Of Armed Robberies In Aurora

Martell White, 25, of the 15000 block of Madison Avenue in Dolton; Charles Campbell, 27, of the 1500 block of North Lorel Avenue; and Derrick Glasper, 27, of the 100 block of North 23rd Avenue in Bellwood, were each charged with three counts of armed robbery Tuesday, according to a statement from Aurora police.

12/17/2014

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Man Shot And Killed On Near West Side

The man, 35, was standing on the sidewalk in the 1200 block of South Western Avenue about 1:15 a.m. when a dark-colored SUV drove past and someone inside opened fire, striking the man in the abdomen, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

12/17/2014

The scene of a Far South SIde shooting that left a teenage boy in critical condition Tuesday night. (Photo by Reema Amin)

Teen Critically Wounded In Altgeld Gardens Shooting

The teen was shot in the head about 7:50 p.m. in the 600 block of East 133rd Street, police said.

12/17/2014

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Teen Boy Shot In Head On Far South Side

A teenage was wounded in a shooting Tuesday evening in the Altgeld Housing Projects on the far South Side of Chicago.

12/16/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In Garfield Park

A man died after being shot Tuesday afternoon in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

12/16/2014

Police say this man may be responsible for several armed robberies. (Schaumburg Police Photo)

Police Seek Help Identifying Suspect In NW Suburban Gas Station Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in an armed robbery of a gas station in unincorporated Palatine early Monday morning.

12/16/2014

Demario Bailey. (Credit: johnson College Prep)

Three More Teens In Court For Murder Of 15-Year-Old

Deafro Brakes, 17, Tarik Brakes, 16 and Isiah Penn, 17 were each charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted armed robbery with a firearm. Tuesday afternoon, a judge ordered Deafro and Tarik Brakes held without bail, and set Penn’s bond at $2 million.

12/16/2014

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

3 Teens Among 4 Shot In Washington Park

About 4:45 p.m., the four were approached by gunmen in the vestibule of a building in the 5700 block of South Michigan Avenue, police said. The gunmen opened fire and ran away.

12/16/2014

Demario Bailey. (Credit: johnson College Prep)

Three More Suspects Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Teen Who Defended Twin Brother

Two more suspects were in custody Monday morning in the murder of a 15-year-old boy who was killed while protecting his brother from muggers this weekend. Sources said charges were likely Monday afternoon.

12/15/2014

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3 Killed, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 15-year-old boy shot dead during a robbery attempt was among three people killed and at least 29 others wounded in shootings across the city this weekend.

12/15/2014

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Two Men Get 95 Years Each For 2012 Murder

Two south suburban men have each been sentenced to 95 years in prison in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old man mistakenly thought to be involved in an earlier fight with one of the men.

12/15/2014

Demario Bailey. (Credit: johnson College Prep)

Juvenile Charged In Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old Boy

Chicago Police have filed charges against a 17-year-old boy in the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy Saturday on the South Side.

12/14/2014

Demario Bailey. (Credit: johnson College Prep)

15-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot During Attempted Robbery On South Side

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in the chest during an attempted robbery Saturday afternoon on the South Side, according to Police News Affairs.

12/13/2014

Top Row: Michael Shaw, Tenisha Triplett , Lonyae Barr, Derrell Cooper,  Dartanya Banks; Bottom Row: Kiara Jefferson, Tabitha Jones, Ernestine Lucas,  Nicole Lucas. Chicago Police photos)

Nine Charged With Stealing $21K In Merchandise From Chicago-Area Stores

Nine people have been charged with stealing more than $21,000 worth of merchandise in a retail theft ring across Chicago.

12/13/2014

Police say two people were stabbed near Erie and Wells in a fight over a woman early Saturday. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Two Stabbed In River North During Fight Over Woman

Two males were stabbed during a fight over a female in River North early Saturday.

12/13/2014

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3 Killed, 27 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 15-year-old boy shot dead during a robbery attempt was among three people killed and at least 27 others wounded in shootings across the city so far this weekend.

12/13/2014

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