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Man Beaten To Death Over Stolen Skateboard In Romeoville

A southwest suburban man was beaten to death with baseball bats Sunday morning after confronting a group of teens for stealing his son’s skateboard several days earlier.


A Lake County, Ind. police car patrols a Gary, Ind. neighborhood. (CBS)

Woman Found Shot To Death In Gary

The woman was lying in a pool of blood and investigators noticed a trail of blood from a nearby wooded area.


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Woman, 22, Murdered In Gary

A 22-year-old woman was found beaten to death in Gary, Ind. Saturday morning.


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Chicago Man Shot, Killed In Lansing

A Chicago man was shot and killed Sunday morning in south suburban Lansing.


Police said a 3-year-old girl's death at her home in the 3300 block of North Natchez Avenue was a homicide. (Credit: CBS)

DCFS Investigating Mother In Death Of 3-Year-Old Girl

Criminal charges could come later today in the death of a 3-year-old Northwest Side girl.


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Cubs Parking Lot Attendant Killed At Home

Jabari Davis operated a lot for the Cubs on Irving Park Road for more than a decade. He was more than just another face, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


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Hammond Woman Shot And Killed At Her Home

A woman was found shot to death at her home in Northwest Indiana early Sunday.


Firefighters clear the scene at a fire in the Brighton Park neighborhood. (CBS)

Woman Found Fatally Stabbed At Southwest Side Fire Scene

The female was found with multiple stab wounds inside one of multiple structures that caught fire in the Brighton Park neighborhood.


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Suspect Sought In Fatal Shooting Of 16-year-old

Authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Darryl Lee, 20, last known to live in the 7400 block of South Phillips Avenue.


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Charges Filed In 1979 Gary Homicide

A former Gary man has been charged with murder in a 1979 case reopened more than 18 months ago, the Post-Tribune is reporting.


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South Side Man Charged With Shooting Death Of Son

A man has been charged with fatally shooting his son early Tuesday in the Armour Square neighborhood on the South Side.


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Flossmoor Boy Held On $2M Bond In Brother’s Murder

Michael Tigue, 15, appeared in bond court Saturday, where Cook County Judge James Brown set bond at $2 million.


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Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shot Outside Bellwood VFW

A Cook County sheriff’s officer was fatally shot during an armed robbery outside a VFW hall in Bellwood Friday night, authorities said.


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Woman Found Dead On Northwest Side After Domestic Incident

Officers found the woman unresponsive in the street in the 4800 block of North Moody Avenue about 5 a.m.


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Body Found In Torched Car In Gary

A police officer patrolling in Midtown on Monday saw the charred, metal shell left at the dead-end of a block of vacant, burned-out homes and overgrown, weedy lots in Gary.


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Shooting Death Is Gary’s 43rd Homicide, Tying Last Year’s Total

An argument outside the Blue Room early Monday led to gunfire, leaving a Gary man dead and his alleged killer in custody.


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Infant Dies From Child Abuse In West Englewood

A Friday autopsy determined Demari Brown died from multiple blunt force injuries and child abuse, and the death was ruled a homicide,


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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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Driver In Wrong-Way Ike Crash Charged

Already behind bars on a parole violation, a Little Village man was charged Tuesday with a more serious offense—driving the wrong way on the Eisenhower Expressway while drunk, causing a crash that left two women dead.


Body Found Wrapped In Tarp Inside West Garfield Park Home

The death of a person whose body was found wrapped in a tarp inside a home in the West Garfield Park Monday afternoon has been ruled a homicide.