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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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Man, 2 Women Shot In Garfield Park

A male was critically wounded and two women were hurt in a shooting early Sunday in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.

06/10/2012

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Woman Suspected Of Stabbing 3 Family Members On West Side

Three members of a West Side family were hospitalized when they were stabbed, allegedly by another family member, early Saturday in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.

06/09/2012

“I hope I will be driving this one for a long time. It’s a great car.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Jackie At Garfield Park

“People feel like it’s a store. There are so many things in it. You can shop in it.” – Jackie and her Honda CRV

06/04/2012

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Woman, 18, Critically Hurt In Garfield Park Shooting

A woman was critically wounded early Sunday in a shooting in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.

05/27/2012

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1 Dead, 16 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.

04/01/2012

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Four People Shot Outside West Side Nightclub

Four people were shot early Sunday outside of a nightclub in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

04/01/2012

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Four Injured In Garfield Park Crash

Four people were injured Tuesday evening during an auto accident in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.

03/20/2012

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Cop, Paramedic, Store Clerk Hurt In West Side Incident

A Chicago Police officer, paramedic and store clerk were injured — and a fourth person subdued with a stun gun — during a Tuesday afternoon incident at a Garfield Park store.

03/20/2012

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Police Probe Break-In At East Garfield Park School

Police are investigating after a break-in at a public elementary school in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

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Driver Struck By Stray Bullet In Garfield Park

A 25-year-old woman who was driving her 59-year-old mother and her 2-year-old nephew early Saturday in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood was wounded when an errant bullet from a nearby shooting pierced the car’s windshield and struck her in the face.

02/04/2012

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Police Bust Dangerous Party At Nightclub, Arrest Eight

Police shut down a dangerous party at an unlicensed nightclub early Saturday, seizing thousands of dollars in cash and arresting eight people.

02/04/2012

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Escape To The Tropics In Chicago

You don’t have to feel stuck in the cold city this winter. Visit the tropics without having to catch a flight. These four Chicago spots are the perfect tropical pick-me-ups: uninterrupted, stress-free family time with a side order of sliders, palm trees and butterflies.

02/04/2012

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2 Women Sexually Assaulted During West Side Robbery

Police are looking for a man who robbed a West Side Garfield Park neighborhood store at gunpoint on Tuesday night and sexually assaulted two women who were inside before he escaped.

12/29/2011

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Police Seek Driver Who Struck West Side Church, Fled

Police are looking for the driver who crashed an SUV into a West Side Garfield Park neighborhood church Monday morning before running away.

12/26/2011

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Man Shot And Killed In Garfield Park

A man was shot and killed Saturday morning outside a cell phone shop in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.

12/24/2011

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Woman In Critical Condition After Garfield Park Shooting

A woman was critically wounded in a shooting in Garfield Park neighborhood Saturday night.

12/18/2011

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