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4 Killed, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/27/2015

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Former Basketball Standout Shot To Death In East Garfield Park

Timothy Triplett was found outside in the 3500 block of West Flournoy Street at 12:40 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police said he had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Triplett was a standout basketball player at Crane and Marshall high schools. He also briefly attended Farragut.

04/27/2015

A Chicago Police SUV flipped on its roof, after a collision with a black sedan (inset) in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/WBBM)

Two Police Officers, Three Civilians Hurt In West Side Crash

A police squad SUV was heading north on Homan Avenue when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress Parkway, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.

04/17/2015

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One Killed, Eight Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder about 6:20 p.m. in the 3000 block of West 71st Street in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died.

04/02/2015

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Best Easter Day Events In Chicago

From church services to brunch, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Easter with your family in Chicago. We take a look at some of the best in the Windy City.

03/30/2015

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Postal Worker Fatally Shot In East Garfield Park

A 27-year-old postal worker getting ready to head to work ends up shot dead.

03/24/2015

The scene of the fire in East Garfield Park on March 8. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

East Garfield Park Woman’s Fire Death Ruled A Homicide

Margaret Noble, 79, died Saturday following the March 8 fire at her home in the 300 block of South Albany Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

03/24/2015

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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

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Man Shot During Robbery Attempt In East Garfield Park

The man, 42, was in the 3400 block of West Warren Boulevard about 11:15 p.m. when he was approached by another male, who pulled out a handgun and announced a robbery, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.

03/17/2015

Two people were critically hurt in the fire in the 300 block of South Albany. (Credit: CBS)

Two Critically Injured In East Garfield Park Fire

Two people have been critically hurt in a fire early Sunday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/08/2015

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Elderly Woman, Man In Critical After East Garfield Park Fire

(STMW) – A man and an elderly woman are in critical condition after an early Sunday fire in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Firefighters responded to the blaze at 3:05 a.m. in the 300 block […]

03/08/2015

Joshua Anthony Almore  (left) and Anthony Dewayne Harris (right) are charged in connection with a drive-by shooting in East Garfield Park. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Men Charged With West Side Drive-By Shooting

A 23-year-old man was standing outside about 8:15 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Polk Street when a Jeep Grand Cherokee drove by and someone inside opened fire, police said. The victim was shot in the right foot and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition stabilized, police said.

01/20/2015

(Left to right) Dequan Brown, 22, Devonte Merrill, 21, and William Irving, 21, are charged in connection with a robbery in East Garfield Park. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Three Charged In East Garfield Park Robbery

The men robbed a person Sunday at about 2:50 a.m. near the intersection of Jackson Boulevard and Western Avenue, according to police. Shortly after the robbery, all three entered a vehicle which drove away and went onto the Eisenhower Expressway.

12/29/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In East Garfield Park

The 23-year-old was shot in the shoulder and left thigh about 2:40 a.m. in the 500 block of South Central Park Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said. Witnesses said they saw the man exchange fire with another person, Zala said.

12/23/2014

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Police: Man Tried To Lure Girl In East Garfield Park

Police are searching for a man who asked a girl if she wanted to make some money while she was walking Sunday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

12/21/2014

One of approximately 250 vacant lots in the Austin neighborhood that local residents can buy for $1 each under the city's Large Lot Program. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City Expands $1 Vacant Lot Purchase Program

The program offers vacant lots to homeowners and community groups for $1 per lot. Applicants can use the lots to expand existing yards, or even build a new home or addition.

12/19/2014

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Man, Woman Shot In East Garfield Park

The shooting happened about 7:30 p.m. in the 700 block of South Albany Avenue. A 22-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman both were shot in the leg.

12/08/2014

Four people were injured in a hotel fire in East Garfield Park. (Credit: CBS)

Four Injured After West Side Hotel Fire

At least four people were injured after a two-alarm fire at an East Garfield Park hotel Saturday morning, including one person who jumped from the building.

11/15/2014

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Police: Man Shot And Killed In East Garfield Park

About 7:17 p.m., the 36-year-old was found shot in the head and chest in the 600 block of North Avers Avenue, police said.

11/05/2014

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Citywide Violence Thursday

The most recent fatal shooting happened after an armed robbery attempt just before midnight in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

10/24/2014

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