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Special education teacher Betty Howard and her son, James Washington. (Family Photo)

Special Ed Teacher Killed By Stray Bullet In Chatham

Dr. Betty Howard, 58, taught at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep Academy High School, where students and staff were remembering her as a life-changing educator.

05/30/2014

Kevin Culverson (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Boy, 15, Blocks From Obama’s Home

Kevin Culverson, 20, was charged with first-degree murder for firing a handgun into a crowd of people in the backyard of a home in the 5000 block of South Evans Avenue on April 22.

10/30/2013

Chicago police taped off the car where a 9-year-old boy was shot while riding with his mother in the Park Manor neighborhood on June 5, 2013. The mother drove the boy to Comer Children's Hospital about a mile away from the shooting. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 9, Recovering After Being Shot In The Chest

A 9-year-old boy had stabilized in the hospital Thursday after being shot in the chest while riding in a car with his mother the night before.

06/05/2013

Laflin Street Fatal

1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Over Just 1 Hour

It was another violent night in Chicago, with one man killed and five others injured in shootings in a period of just one hour.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Evans Avenue Triple Homicide

3 Shot Dead In West Woodlawn Apartment

Police had no suspects Wednesday morning in a late night shooting that left people dead in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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At Least 20 Wounded In Weekend Violence Through Sunday Morning

At least 20 people, including a 10-year-girl, a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Friday evening.

01/29/2012

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2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.

12/11/2011

Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey (Credit: Chicago Police)

Break In Murder Of Veteran Chicago Police Officer?

There is a possible break in the murder last year of a Chicago Police officer, who was gunned down as he polished his new car outside of his home.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

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At Least 5 Wounded In City Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) – At least five people were wounded early Saturday in apparently unrelated shootings throughout the city. Two men were critically wounded about 12:05 a.m. in a shooting in the 6700 block of South […]

03/26/2011

Altgeld Gardens Police Shooting

Police Open Fire On Man In Altgeld Gardens

Police opened fire at a man in the Altgeld Gardens public housing development overnight, after he allegedly pointed a gun they say he was ready to use.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2010