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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

Timothy Jones is charged with murder in the death of a woman who was killed when police crashed into her car while chasing Jones, who allegedly was fleeing from a home invasion. (Credit: CBS)

$2M Bond For Man Charged With Death Of Woman Killed By Police During Chase

Timothy Jones, of the 12500 block of South Union Avenue, was charged with the death of 59-year-old Chicago resident Jacqueline Reynolds.

05/10/2013

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