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Edgar Guevara (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Already Jailed Charged With 2012 Murder

Edgar Guevara, 18, was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection with a fatal shooting in the Little Village neighborhood on Aug. 19, 2012.

08/13/2014

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Man, Woman Fatally Struck By Metra Train

Two people were struck and killed by a Metra train in the Little Village neighborhood Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

08/07/2014

Three people were shot in the Little Village neighborhood late Friday. | NVP News Video.

Three Charged With Fatally Shooting Teen In Little Village

A 16-year-old boy was killed and two other teens were wounded in a Little Village shooting late Friday.

08/02/2014

Flames engulfed three buildings at a pallet business in the Little Village neighborhood. Six semi-trailer trucks also were destroyed in the extra-alarm blaze. (Credit: CBS)

Little Village Pallet Factory, 6 Trucks Destroyed In Extra-Alarm Fire

Low water pressure hampered firefighters as they spent several hours overnight extinguishing an extra-alarm blaze at a pallet factory in the Little Village neighborhood.

08/01/2014

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1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Citywide Shootings On Monday

One man was killed and at least six people, including three teenage boys, were injured in shootings across the city Monday night.

07/22/2014

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$750K Bond For Man Charged With Fatal Stabbing In Little Village

A man charged with stabbing a west suburban man to death last month in the Little Village neighborhood was ordered held on $750,000 bond Sunday.

05/18/2014

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12 Shot Across Chicago Since Monday Afternoon

At least 12 people — including two teenage boys — have been wounded in shootings on the South and West Sides since Monday afternoon.

05/13/2014

Chicago Police and firefighters at the scene of a shooting in which four males were injured Monday night in the 3400 block of West 24th Street. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Four Shot In Little Village

The men were standing on the sidewalk about 11:15 p.m. in the 3400 block of West 24th Street, when a male opened fire from a nearby alley, striking each of the men.

05/13/2014

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Police: Man Found Shot Dead In Little Village

A man was found shot to death in the Little Village neighborhood early Saturday, police said.

05/10/2014

Police artist's sketch of the suspect in the sexual assault of a 7-year-old boy in the restroom of a Little Village restaurant, including a tattoo on one of the suspect's arms. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Boy In Restaurant

Police were asking the public to help them identify the attacker who sexually abused a boy in a Little Village restaurant’s washroom Saturday.

05/02/2014

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7-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted At Southwest Side Restaurant

A 7-year-old boy was sexually assaulted when he went to the restroom alone at a restaurant Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood.

04/30/2014

A water main broke in the Little Village neighborhood on Tuesday, flooding streets near the intersection of Cermak Road and Lawndale Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Water Main Break Floods Streets In Little Village

A water main break in Little Village has left a virtual moat around almost an entire square block Tuesday morning.

04/22/2014

Fans are evacuated from Grant park due to an approaching storm during 2012 Lollapalooza at Grant Park on August 4, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Best 2014 Summer Festivals In Chicago

With all of the festivals taking place in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, there is something for everyone almost every summer weekend.

04/21/2014

Ten children were hospitalized after they were accidentally served spiked punch during a birthday party at the Home Run Inn pizza restaurant at 31st and Kildare. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya/CBS)

Police: No Trace Of Alcohol In Kids After Restaurant Served Booze

At least ten children were taken to the hospital as a precaution Tuesday night, after wait staff at a Little Village mistakenly served alcohol, but police said none of the kids had any alcohol in their system.

04/09/2014

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No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation Beating

Heriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.

03/24/2014

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Police: Woman Tried To Lure Child Outside Little Village School

Police are searching for a woman who grabbed a 9-year-old girl outside an elementary school on Friday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

03/17/2014

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Snow, Abandoned Cars Making Parking Difficult In Little Village

On Chicago’s Southwest Side, Little Village neighbors gather in the snow to say they have no place to park when they get home, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

02/17/2014

Three firefighters were injured in a blaze at a home in the 3000 block of South Drake Avenue on the Southwest Side Tuesday afternoon.  (Photo from Fire Media Affairs.)

3 Firefighters Among 6 Injured In West Side House Fire

Three firefighters and three others — including two children — were injured in a house fire in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

02/04/2014

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3 Killed, 14 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday afternoon. The boy, whose identity was not immediately released, was shot in the abdomen and side about 4:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue.

01/27/2014

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Protesters Call For West Side Plant To Be Punished For Polluting

Protesters want environmental watchdogs to punish a manufacturer on Chicago’s west side that they say is polluting, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.

01/19/2014

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