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Man Shot Dead In Gage Park Neighborhood

The man was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the left side about 5 p.m. in the 2300 block of West 50th Street.


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1 Dead, 4 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and three others wounded from gun violence in the city between Friday evening and Saturday morning.


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Two Shot In Gage Park Neighborhood

Two men were shot late Friday in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.


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Local High School Students To Attend Inauguration

14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama’s swearing in ceremony.


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$1 Million In Cash Seized In Gage Park Drug Arrest

hicago Police seized more than $1 million in cash Tuesday night after arresting two men on drug charges in the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood.


Gabrielle Contreras, from left; Jose Guerra; Estevan Rosario are charged with robbing a Gage Park store. (Chicago Police Department)

Brother, Sister Among 3 Charged In Gage Park Robbery, Shooting

Three people, including a brother and sister, are charged with robbing a Gage Park neighborhood store at gunpoint and critically wounding a witness who followed them from the scene.



Man Shot And Killed In Gage Park Alley

A man died after he was shot at least four times – including in the face and chest – in a Gage Park neighborhood alley Wednesday night on the Southwest Side, authorities said.


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Bridgeport Woman Excited About Neighborhood’s New Police Commander

“I think it’s incredible. I mean, we couldn’t have asked for anything better,” January Overton said. “I truly believe that this is gonna change drastically what’s happening on our block, and in the area.”

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

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2 Dead, 6 Wounded In Gun Violence Since Friday Night

Two men are dead and at least six others wounded from gun violence in Chicago since Friday evening.


Herbert "Herbie" Johnson, covered in soot, talks with reporters at a 2006 fire scene. (CBS)

Family: Fallen Firefighter ‘Was Always A Hero To Us’

Family, friends and colleagues of a “larger than life” Chicago firefighter were mourning the loss of a man who they said “was always a hero to us.”

CBS Chicago–11/03/2012

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Eight Hurt In Bus Crash In Gage Park

Eight people were injured in a bus crash late Monday morning in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.


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2 Adults, 3 Kids Hurt In Crash At 55th And Western

Five people – three of them children – were injured Saturday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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2 Dead, 6 Injured So Far In Weekend Shootings

Two people are dead, and six others have been injured, in shootings so far this weekend.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

Homan Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

One man was killed, and six more were injured, in shootings around Chicago overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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Boy, 16, Fatally Shot In Gage Park

The 16-year-old was shot about 2:08 p.m. in the 5800 block of South Fairfield Avenue, according to police. He was shot in the chest and was dead at the scene.


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6 More Chicago Park District Pools Open; 2 Still Closed

Six Chicago Park District outdoor swimming pools throughout the city opened Sunday after being closed for repairs.


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Southwest Side Men Charged With Running Carjacking Scam

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two Southwest Side men are charged this morning with carrying out a series of carjackings. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, police say James Mitchell, 37, and Arredeus Green, 21, both of […]

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Fatal Shooting

Man Shot Dead In Gage Park

A man was shot dead Friday night next door to the Southwest Side Gage Park neighborhood home where he lived.


Christopher Valdez (courtesy family/Dawn Valenti)

4-Year-Old Dies From Blunt Force Trauma: Police

Chicago police are conducting what appears to be a homicide investigation on the Southwest Side involving a four-year old victim.



Red Minivan Sought In Gage Park Murder

Police are looking for a red minivan following a shooting that left one man dead and another critically wounded Sunday morning on the Southwest Side.