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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

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

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

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

Teen Shot In Head In Little Village

He was shot about 10:30 p.m. in the 2600 block of South Trumbull Avenue.

12/18/2013

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Man Found Dead In Little Village Is Season’s Second Cold Death

Daniel Badillo, 50, was found in the 3100 block of West 26th Street and pronounced dead at St. Anthony Hospital on Sunday.

11/26/2013

Aaron Mejia (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Stabbing Girlfriend To Death In Little Village

A man who allegedly fled after stabbing his girlfriend to death in their Little Village home was ordered held on $1.5 million bond Monday.

11/26/2013

Cold Thermometer

Man In Little Village Is Season’s First Cold Death

An autopsy Monday determined Daniel Badillo died of hypothermia, cold exposure and acute and chronic alcoholism.

11/25/2013

Aaron Mejia (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Death Of Woman Found Stabbed In Her Little Village Home

A man has been charged Saturday with murder after a woman was discovered stabbed to death in her Little Village neighborhood home on the Southwest Side on Thursday morning.

11/24/2013

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Teen Shot, Killed In Little Village

A 17-year-old man who was shot multiple times in the Little Village neighborhood Thursday died from his wounds Friday afternoon.

11/16/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Two Fetuses Found Floating In Jars In Little Village

An employee of a nearby business found the two jars wrapped in a plastic bag that was left outside the building in the 2500 block of South Harding Avenue.

10/24/2013

This surveillance screen grab shows people congregating outside a Little Village shop. (Video provided)

Store Owner: Little Village Commercial Strip Under Siege

Surveillance video shows a patron being assaulted, one disallowed from leaving and a store owner being pushed when he confronts the group.

10/17/2013

Surveillance image shows a suspect after firing into a Little Village bar. (Surveillance Video)

VIDEO: Gunman Fires Into Little Village Bar

Adolfo Zuniga, 27, was arrested for aggravated battery and use of a deadly weapon.

10/03/2013

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Man, Boy Shot On Southwest Side

The pair were on the street in the 4100 block of West 24th Place when shots rang out about 6:30 p.m.

09/27/2013

Carnival rides along 26th Street in Little Village. (Credit: CBS) --

Little Village Business Owners Upset About Festival Blocking Their Street

It’s meant to raise money for kids, but several business owners say a festival in Little Village is costing them big.

09/26/2013

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2 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Evening

Most recently, a female was shot in the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

08/13/2013

Kelly Coca and her daughter Carla Eguez. (Family Photo)

Man Kills Wife And Daughter, Attempts Suicide In Little Village

Relatives said the couple had been separated for four years. The girl’s father apparently followed his wife and daughter to Chicago after the girl visited him in Miami for a week.

08/13/2013

Protesters are calling for local hospitals to provide transplants to undocumented immigrants (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Little Village Hunger Strike Protests Hospital Transplant Policy

Reverend Luis Alvarengo of the United Church of Christ says it’s a matter of life and death.

07/29/2013

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8 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Eight people — including a 17-year-old boy left critically wounded — were shot Monday afternoon and evening throughout the city.

06/18/2013

A lightning strike opened a hole in the roof of a townhome in southwest suburban Darien on May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Lightning Strikes Damage Two Homes Overnight

At least two homes in the Chicago area were struck by lightning overnight as heavy thunderstorms plowed through the region.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

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