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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,

09/27/2013

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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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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.

09/10/2013

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.

09/03/2013

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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.

08/31/2013

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.

08/28/2013

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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.

07/20/2013

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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.

07/13/2013

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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.

07/08/2013

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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.

06/17/2013

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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.

06/09/2013

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.

03/07/2013

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Two Men Shot To Death In Second Double-Homicide Of The Day

Two men were killed on the West Side Thursday afternoon in the Chicago’s second double-homicide shooting of the day.

01/26/2013

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Death Of Man Beaten, Stunned By Police Ruled Homicide

The new Lake County Coroner has revised the finding of his predecessor, ruling the death of a man who was shocked with a police stun gun and allegedly beaten by police to be a homicide.

01/22/2013

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Man Dies After West Town Shooting

A man died Saturday after being shot in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.

01/05/2013

Chicago police investigate, after a 40-year-old man was shot and killed outside a convenience store in the 4900 block of West Augusta Boulevard on Dec. 27, 2012. The murder brought the city's homicide total for the year to 500. (Credit: CBS)

Police: City Hits 500 Murders in 2012

The shooting death of a 40-year-old man on the West Side was the city’s 500th murder this year, city officials said Friday after initially disagreeing on the tally.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2012

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Elderly South Side Woman’s Death Ruled Homicide

Della Cotton, of the 400 block of West Marquette Road, was found decomposed in her home, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

12/21/2012

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Man Found Shot Dead Near Evanston High School

A 23-year-old Evanston man was fatally shot in the head, his body left in a rear alley just north of Evanston High School.

12/12/2012

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Authorities: Body Found In NW Ind. Is Calumet City Woman

Lake County Coroner Merrilee D. Frey says Gena Chiodo’s decomposed body exhibited signs of “external and internal traumatic injuries due to assault, including multiple stab wounds and blunt force injuries.”

12/03/2012

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Death Of Teen Shot In Struggle Over Gun With Dad Ruled Homicide

The death of a Rogers Park teen who was shot in the head last week when he and his father were struggling over a handgun has been ruled a homicide, an autopsy on Saturday found.

10/27/2012

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