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Theresa Spearman, 46, was shot and killed on Friday while trying to break up a fight between her daughter and her daughter's boyfriend.  Her daughter was shot and critically wounded. (Family photo)

Mother Killed, Daughter Wounded In Back Of The Yards Shooting

A 46-year-old woman was killed, and her 25-year-old daughter was critically wounded, when they were shot during an apparent domestic dispute in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

02/28/2014

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Armed Homeowner Prevents Theft, Injures Two Would-Be Robbers

A man who broke into an Englewood home Wednesday afternoon, then broke his leg trying to get back out after the homeowner fired a gun, has been charged with burglary, police said.

11/21/2013

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Man Shot To Death In West Pullman Garage

Police called to the 11600 block of South Laflin Street about 8 p.m. found the body of 32-year-old Carl L. Blackman dead in the garage with multiple gunshot wounds.

07/23/2013

Jovanny Martinez is accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend, causing a miscarriage. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Beating Pregnant Girlfriend, Killing Unborn Baby

A 23-year-old man has been charged with beating his pregnant girlfriend so badly, she lost her nearly full-term baby earlier this month.

07/18/2013

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Baby Stillborn After Mother Beaten In Back Of The Yards

The woman, 25, was walking in the 4800 block of South Laflin Street when a group of males and females approached her and exchanged words, then knocked her to the ground and beat her.

07/11/2013

Fatimah Shabazz (Credit: Chicago Police)

Elderly Woman With Dementia Missing From Auburn Gresham

Fatimah Shabazz, 70, was last seen about 4 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Laflin Street

07/10/2013

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At Least 3 Dead, 8 Wounded By Gunfire Throughout City

A 15-year-old girl and two men are dead, and at least eight other people were wounded by gunfire throughout the city Tuesday, police said.

01/29/2013

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Man Fatally Shot In Back Of The Yards

A man was fatally shot Friday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

01/19/2013

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1 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings In Early Hours Of New Year

A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.

01/01/2013

Englewood Fire

6 Displaced In Englewood Fire

Six people were forced from their homes overnight when a fire broke out in the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/26/2012

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1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Over Just 1 Hour

It was another violent night in Chicago, with one man killed and five others injured in shootings in a period of just one hour.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

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Man, 20, Shot Dead Near UIC Campus

A young man was shot and killed Monday night just blocks from the University of Illinois at Chicago campus.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

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Boy, 15, Shot Dead In Englewood

Police are searching for a gunman who shot and killed a 15-year-old boy Wednesday night in the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Pilsen Water Main Break

Cleanup Likely To Take A While After Pilsen Water Main Break

Work to replace an aging water main in the Pilsen neighborhood was almost done Wednesday morning, but the cleanup may take a long time.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Pilsen Water Main Break

Repairs Continue After Broken Water Main Floods Pilsen Streets

Crews have patched a 36-inch water main that ruptured in the Pilsen neighborhood Monday night, but full repairs were still underway and residents were still facing a long cleanup process after homes and businesses were flooded.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

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Dad Charged After Boy Shoots Baby Brother

An Englewood neighborhood father is facing gun charges, after the man’s son accidentally shot his baby brother with an unattended firearm.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

Baby Shot In Leg In Englewood

Baby Shot In Leg, Apparently By Older Brother

A baby boy was taken to the hospital Wednesday night after being shot in the leg at a home in Englewood.

10/26/2011

Police on Friday look over a van matching the description of a vehicle used in attempted child abductions in Englewood. (CBS)

Police: Would-Be Kidnapper In Van Dressed As Woman, Talked About Scooby Doo

A man dressed in woman’s garb and a wig and mask tried to abduct four young girls in the Englewood neighborhood this week with the line, “Scooby Doo wants to play with you,” police say.

07/15/2011

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Woman Found Raped, Murdered In Englewood Building

Autopsy results were expected Friday on a woman who was found raped and murdered in a vacant building in the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

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6 Dead, 21 Wounded In Weekend Violence

It was another violent weekend in Chicago, with gunfire and stabbings killing six people and leaving at least 21 hurt – including a 7-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl..

CBS Chicago–07/10/2011

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