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Neal Benjamin and Norris Clark (Credit: Skokie Police)

Chicago Men Charged In Skokie Catalytic Converter Thefts

Skokie officers pulled them over about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 7300 block of Lawndale Avenue after realizing the white minivan they were in matched the description of a vehicle connected to recent thefts.

10/23/2013

Police Tape Around Light Pole (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Three Killed In Separate West Side Shootings

Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.

07/09/2013

Lawndale Avenue Fire

Boy, 11, Killed In Little Village Fire

Chicago firefighters made several rescues last night, but were not able to save an 11-year old boy from a fire in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

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Iowa Man, Wanted For Sex Abuse Of Own Kids, Caught In Chicago

An Iowa man is back in custody, after being captured in Chicago following a nationwide manhunt on charges that he tried to sexually assault at least one of his own children.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Jonathan Staffney, Dante Huff

Police Nab Suspected Serial Burglars In Skokie

Police have arrested the two men they believe are responsible for a series of burglaries in Skokie.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

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Man Grabs, Tries To Kidnap Girl On SW Side

Police have issued a community alert to let Southwest Side residents know about the attempted kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl last week.

02/19/2012

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Man Shot Dead At Party In Lawndale

A man was shot dead by an off-duty Chicago police officer outside the officer’s South Chicago neighborhood home when he tried to run the officer over with a van he had used to ram into the officer’s garage.

02/12/2012

Larry Hammond

Rescuer Saves 86 Animals From Northwest Side House

A Chicago man says he found no food or water, and animal waste everywhere, when he rescued dozens of pets from a Northwest Side house Thursday.

CBS 2–02/10/2012

Davonta Williams, Sean Williams, Jennifer M. Vojinovic. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Three Charged In Deadly NW Side Home Invasion

A man, a woman and a teenage boy have been arrested and charged with murder for a home invasion Tuesday on the Northwest Side that left a 16-year-old dead and his mother in critical condition.

10/20/2011

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Teen Killed, Mom Critically Wounded In Home Invasion

A 16-year-old boy was killed and his mother was critically injured when they were both shot in the head during a home invasion Tuesday morning in the Avondale neighborhood.

10/18/2011

Lawndale Avenue Fire

Lack Of Hydrants Hampers Firefighters In Little Village Blaze

A lack of fire hydrants left firefighters struggling with an extra-alarm blaze in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Roosevelt-Lawndale Crash

2 Police Officers Injured In West Side Crash

Two Chicago Police officers are on the mend Friday morning, after they were injured by a hit-and-run driver on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010