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Robber Attacking Women For Purses, Jewelry On West Side

The suspect came up behind one victim and grabbed her purse, police said. He asked for her jewelry, then punched her and took her necklace and earrings.


A man shops for fireworks as vendors prepare their display for sale to the public, 23 January 2006 in Beijing. The sound of fireworks returned to Beijing with a loud bang over the weekend after a 12-year sales ban was lifted ahead of the coming 29 January Lunar New Year. The sale of firecrackers, Roman candles, sparklers, cherry bombs and other fireworks had been outlawed due to the injuries and occasional deaths they caused, as well as the noise and air pollution they generated, but due to popular demand for what is an important tradition during the Spring Festival, the Chinese capital's authorities lifted the ban for this year's event and sales began 22 January. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read Frederic J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

West Side Neighborhood Disrupted By Roman Candle Fight

CBS Roseanne Tellez checked out a recent video that shows young people dueling in Garfield Park with roman candles, the tubelike fireworks that emit fireballs.


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Man Fatally Shot In Garfield Park

A man died after being shot Tuesday afternoon in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.


CBS 2 cameras captured alleged drug deals in Garfield Park. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Fed Up With Drug Dealing In Garfield Park In Broad Daylight

CBS 2 cameras were in Garfield Park Tuesday morning and captured what appears to be drug buying. Two community activists say they’re speaking out because the dealing, needs to stop.


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Man Killed After Hit-And-Run On West Side

A man died after a hit-and-run crash early Saturday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.


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Girl, 11, Killed By Stray Bullet In West Side Shooting

An 11-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet as she played with friends Friday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.


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Man, Missing Woman Found Dead Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A young mother who had been missing since Monday was found dead in a Garfield Park garage on Thursday, along with a 31-year-old man. Authorities said they died from carbon monoxide poisoning.


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Police Find Two Dead In Garfield Park Garage

Nicolette Medina, 25, and Marco Acevedo, 31, were found unresponsive in the garage about 3:30 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue.


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Boy, 17, Killed In East Garfield Park Shooting

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot early Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.


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.



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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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


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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.


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.


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6 Shot Throughout City Overnight

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


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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.


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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.