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Jalen Searcy (Left) and Willie Powell (Right). (Chicago Police Photos)

Two Charged In East Garfield Park Drive-By That Wounded Teen, Man

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after a drive-by shooting that wounded a teenage boy and a man Friday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/06/2014

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Boy, 13, Seriously Hurt In West Side Hit-And-Run

The boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the street about 7:05 p.m. near South Pulaski Road and West Congress Parkway.

01/21/2014

A 27-year-old man was found lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head early Wednesday in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway. (Credit: NVP Video News)

Man Shot To Death In Garfield Park

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 1:25 a.m. found the 27-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the head in the 3900 block of West Congress Parkway.

01/15/2014

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Two Killed, One In Critical Condition After West Side Crash

Two people were killed and another critically injured in a car crash early New Year’s Day in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said.

01/01/2014

A speed camera system in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Speed Cameras To Begin Issuing First Tickets Today

Speeders beware: you get one more warning before speed cameras at Gompers Park on the Northwest Side start issuing tickets for $35 to $100. It won’t be long before cameras at three other parks start issuing tickets, either.

10/16/2013

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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago

09/26/2013

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Man Shot In Head In West Garfield Park

A man was shot in the head in West Garfield Park neighborhood Sunday afternoon.

08/18/2013

A city worker installs a speed camera near Gompers Park. (Credit: CBS)

City To Install First Speed Cameras Near 4 Parks

Special cameras will begin issuing warnings to speeders near four city parks as early as late next week. Actual ticketing won’t be far behind.

08/10/2013

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6 Shot Throughout City Overnight

No one was in custody for any of the shootings Friday morning.

08/02/2013

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6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.

08/01/2013

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Man Shot While Fleeing Gunman In Garfield Park

A 35-year-old man was seriously wounded when he was shot three times in the Garfield Park neighborhood early Wednesday, police said.

07/31/2013

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Police: Teen Boy Shot Dead On West Side

A teenage boy was shot dead Monday evening in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.

07/08/2013

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Police: Man Shot Dead In West Garfield Park Gas Station

A man was shot dead Monday afternoon in a West Garfield Park neighborhood gas station, police said.

07/08/2013

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Teen Wounded In West Garfield Park Shooting

A teen was wounded in a West Garfield Park shooting early Sunday on the city’s West Side.

06/30/2013

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2 Dead, 17 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people were killed and at least 17 others were hurt in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon, including two people shot when gunfire erupted near a passing ambulance — forcing paramedics to take cover and call for help.

06/10/2013

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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One man was beaten to death at a CTA station, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot and at least 15 other people were wounded in separate acts of violence across the city this weekend.

03/18/2013

Boxing coach George Hernandez. (CBS)

Someone You Should Know: Boxing Coach George Hernandez

Over the years, George Hernandez has trained thousands of professional and amateur boxers and at least 30 are classified as world champions.

09/28/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses new nursing education programs at a news conference at Malcolm X College on Tuesday. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Mayor Emanuel Expands Local-Federal Crime-Fighting Crackdown

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says it’s a crime-fighting game-changer.

08/31/2012

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Vehicle Fatally Strikes Pedestrian On West Side

A 33-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

08/26/2012

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Car Sought In West Side Hit-And-Run

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident that left a pedestrian seriously injured early Sunday in the Garfield Park neighborhood.

08/12/2012

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