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George Evans (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In Chatham Crash That Killed Pedestrian

George R. Evans, 23, is charged with one felony count of reckless homicide with a motor vehicle for the crash in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue, police said.

04/29/2015

A young woman was killed when this Volkswagen Passat struck her as she crossed Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street. Police said the car was speeding. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Struck And Killed By Car In Chatham

Police said the woman was trying to cross Lafayette Avenue at 87th Street around 10 p.m. Sunday, when a Volkswagen Passat speeding off the southbound ramp of the Dan Ryan Expressway smashed into her.

04/27/2015

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Two Men Shot In Park Manor

A few minutes past midnight, the two men – one 21 the other 20 – were standing outside in the 7200 block of South Lafayette Avenue when they heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.

03/13/2015

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Person Seriously Hurt Jumping From Roof During Roseland Fire

The blaze began in the second floor of the single-family home in the 11500 block of South Lafeyette Avenue at 12:23 a.m., Chicago Fire Department spokesman Juan Hernandez said. Someone made it to the roof and jumped off to escape the fire.

01/12/2015

An off-duty Chicago police officer was killed early Friday after a police chase that started in Calumet Park, police said. (Credit: NVP News video.)

Off-Duty Officer Killed When Van Fleeing Police Hits His Car

An off-duty police officer was killed early Friday, when a speeding van that had been fleeing suburban police slammed into his car on the South Side.

03/14/2014

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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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Two Men Shot Dead In Roseland

The men, 22 and 28, were outside in the 10500 block of South Lafayette Avenue when they were shot about 3:20 p.m.

10/16/2013

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Three Wounded In Two Pullman Shootings

Three men were wounded during a shooting early Friday in the Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

05/17/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway

Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

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Couple: Tablet PC Bought For Daughter, 7, Was Full Of Porn

A Chicago couple says in a lawsuit their family Christmas was ruined last year, after a used tablet PC bought as a gift for a young girl turned out to be full of porn.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011

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Empty Lots, Boarded-Up Mansion To Turn Into Winery?

A rehabber and historic preservationist is hoping to turn a boarded up old house near Washington Park, and the land around it, into a winery.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011