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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.


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No Charges Against Parents For Death Of Burbank Toddler

No charges will be filed against the parents of a 1-year-old Burbank boy who died of heat stroke after he was left alone in a vehicle during some of the hottest weather of the year, authorities said.


Washington Heights Infant’s Death Ruled A Homicide

The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.


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State Sen’s Brother-In-Law Shot To Death Sitting In Car Thursday

The brother-in-law of state Sen. Napoleon Harris III was murdered in Chicago, family said.


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Autopsy: 8-Year-Old Was Strangled, Death Ruled Homicide

The death Friday of an 8-year-old West Side girl was the result of strangulation and multiple injuries that were from child abuse and neglect and her death has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy has determined.


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Police: Teen Boy Shot Dead On West Side

A teenage boy was shot dead Monday evening in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.


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Man Dies After His Head Is Impaled On Fence During Fight

A man was murdered Sunday night by someone who struck him in the head, causing him to become impaled on a wrought iron fence in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.


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Guilty Verdict In 2004 Zion Double-Homicide Case

A jury convicted a north suburban Zion man of double homicide after deliberating for about four hours Friday, June 7.


An elderly Burbank couple was murdered earlier this week. (CBS)

Elderly Man, Woman Found Dead In Burbank Were Shot And Stabbed

The victims—identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office as 79-year-old Peter Mountain and 80-year-old Sally Lopez—were found unresponsive in a bedroom, according to police.