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Two Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

One man, 27, was shot twice in the right arm, police said. The second man, 24, was also shot, but details on his injury were not yet known.

11/29/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Shot In Fight In Greater Grand Crossing

Officers saw two men chasing one another in the 7800 block of South Lafayette Avenue about 10:50 p.m. and then heard gunshots a short time later.

10/21/2013

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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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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A man and a 14-year-old boy were killed and 15 people were wounded — including an 11-year-old girl shot on her front porch — in gun violence throughout the city over the weekend.

08/26/2013

Firefighters rescued a puppy from an extra-alarm fire in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on Aug. 13, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Puppy Rescued From Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

The two-alarm fire spread to three consecutive buildings in the 7600 block of South Eggleston Avenue.

08/13/2013

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2 Killed, 4 Wounded In Overnight Violence

The victims included a man who was shot to death while riding bike in the Englewood neighborhood.

08/07/2013

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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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2 Teens Among 6 Hurt In Shootings, Stabbing Tuesday Night

One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.

07/31/2013

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1 Dead, 17 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday

The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

07/29/2013

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Five People Shot In City Overnight

At least five people — including a 16-year-old girl — were wounded in shootings throughout the city Wednesday night through early Thursday morning.

07/25/2013

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Man Shot While Riding Bike In Greater Grand Crossing

A man was taken to the hospital early Thursday after he was shot while riding a bike in the South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

07/25/2013

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Two Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

The shooting happened in the 600 block of East 73rd Street about 9:20 p.m.

07/19/2013

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Eight Wounded In Citywide Gun Violence

The most recent shooting occurred in South Chicago, when two people were wounded by gunfire in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 6:35 a.m.

07/18/2013

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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.

07/08/2013

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1 Dead, 4 Wounded In South Side Shooting

Five people were driving together on the South Side in the 7300 block of South King Drive about 2:30 a.m. when another vehicle pulled up alongside them and opened fire into their vehicle.

06/25/2013

A 24-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl were shot in the 6800 block of South Wabash Avenue on June 20, 2013. (Credit: Brad Bartley)

Man, Teen Girl Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

A man and a teen girl were shot late Thursday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.

06/21/2013

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Two Shot Within Blocks Of Each Other In Greater Grand Crossing

Police are investigating a pair of shootings that occurred blocks apart during a roughly one-hour time span early Wednesday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

06/19/2013

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7 Injured In Gun Violence Since Thursday Night

At least seven people were injured in shootings across the city Thursday night and early Friday. A Chicago Police officer also shot a teen who ran from officers during a street stop early Friday in the Northwest Side Portage Park neighborhood.

06/14/2013

Three women were hurt when a car hit a tree late Monday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Three Women Hurt In South Side Crash

They were in a car that crashed into a tree in the 0 to 100 block of East 75th Street about 11:20 p.m., Fire Media Affairs said.

06/04/2013

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Man Shot And Killed Inside Greater Grand Crossing Restaurant

Brandon Byars was inside the restaurant in the 500 block of East 79th Street when a gunman on the outside saw him and opened fire, shooting him several times in the back.

05/14/2013

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