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James Thomas (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Murder In West Garfield Park Woman’s Death

James E. Thomas, 49, was charged with one county of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault to a peace officer with a weapon, according to a statement from Chicago Police.


A woman was found killed early Tuesday in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Killed In West Garfield Park

About 2:30 a.m., the 49-year-old woman was found unresponsive inside a third-floor apartment in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, police said.


Timothy Triplett (Source: Sun-Times)

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.


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.


(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Overnight Violence

One man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.



Zion Man Killed In Near West Side Shooting

A man from far north suburban Zion was shot and killed while standing on a front porch early Sunday on the Near West Side.


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

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Body Found In Garbage Can On Near West Side

A body was found in a garbage can Monday Morning on the city’s Near West Side.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Princeton Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 5 Wounded

Two men were killed and at least five more were injured in overnight shootings in the city.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011