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Escanaba Avenue Shooting

Overnight Shootings In Chicago Leave 1 Dead, 6 Wounded

Gunfire left one man dead and another wounded just after midnight in the South Shore neighborhood, and five others were wounded across the city in the overnight hours.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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Little Village’s Defunct CTA Bus Route Being Revived

After years of agitation, Little Village residents are about to get a CTA bus route.

08/07/2012

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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Nine Wounded In Shootings Since Friday Night

At least nine people were hurt in shootings across the city late Friday into early Saturday.

07/14/2012

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Rash Of Robberies Plagues Little Village

Police have issued a community alert for the Little Village neighborhood in the wake of a rash of robberies.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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2 Wounded, One Critically, In Little Village Shooting

One man was critically hurt and another seriously wounded when an argument turned violent in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood early Sunday.

06/10/2012

Kedzie Avenue Fatal Crash

4 Dead, 2 Critically Injured In Little Village Crash

Four people are dead, and two others are critically injured, after a crash at 31st Street and Kedzie Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

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7 Dead, At Least 21 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Seven people are dead and at least another 21 people have been wounded in acts of violence across the city since Friday afternoon.

05/13/2012

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Police: 3 Killed, 18 Hurt In Shootings Since Friday Afternoon

Three men are dead and at least another 18 people were wounded across the city in gun violence Friday afternoon into Saturday morning.

05/12/2012

Twin 5-month-old siblings Julian (left) and Giselle Romero were found dead in a home in the South Lawndale neighborhood on May 10, 2012. (Family Handout)

Deaths Of Baby Twins In Little Village Under Investigation

A police death investigation was under way Thursday afternoon after 6-month-old twins were found dead at a home in the Little Village neighborhood.

05/10/2012

Police Shooting

2 Men Charged In Burglary, Attempted Getaway That Led Police To Shoot

Two West Side men have been charged with burglarizing an electronics store on the edge of the Little Village neighborhood and smashing the stolen getaway van through a garage door – prompting police to open fire.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Police Shooting

1 Suspect Dead, 2 Injured In Little Village Police Shooting

Police shot three people Monday morning – killing one – as the suspects allegedly burglarized an electronics store on South Western Avenue and smashed their getaway van through a garage door.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

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Two Men Wounded In Little Village Shooting

Two men were wounded — one critically — in a shooting Saturday afternoon in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood.

04/22/2012

Nicholas Hernandez, 33, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 41-year-old Juan Hernandez. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Berwyn Man Charged With Fatal Little Village Shooting

A 33-year-old Berwyn man has been ordered held without bond for the fatal shooting of a man in the Little Village neighborhood last weekend.

04/08/2012

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1 Dead, 16 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One person is dead and at least another 16 wounded in violence throughout the city this weekend.

04/01/2012

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Man Shot To Death In Little Village

A 41-year-old man was shot to death in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday.

04/01/2012

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Police: Kids Were Found In Squalor After Baby’s Death

A Little Village neighborhood couple is charged with child endangerment, in an investigation by police and state welfare agents following the death of their infant son and the discovery of three other children living in squalor.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

A man was shot and killed in the 2800 block of South Kolin Avenue on March 21, 2012. A suspect in the shooting was later spotted in west suburban Berwyn and both Chicago and Berwyn police were searching for the offender. (Credit: CBS)

2 Cops Hurt In Crash After Fatal Shooting In Little Village

Two Chicago police officers were injured Wednesday while responding to a fatal shooting on the Little Village neighborhood, on the city’s southwest side.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Some Crete residents balk at the idea of an immigrant detention center proposed for their village. (CBS)

Little Village Church Members To March Against Immigrant Detention Center

Members of a small Little Village neighborhood church are hoping civil libertarians will join them for a three-day march to protest a new immigration detention center planned for far south suburban Crete.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Diana Aguilar -- clutching a picture of her daughter Aliyah Shell, who was killed by gunfire over the weekend -- sits on her daughter's bed, surrounded by balloons, stuffed animals and photos of Aliyah. (Credit: CBS)

Mom Of Girl Killed On Front Porch: ‘They’re Not People, They’re Animals’

The mother of a 6-year-old girl who was gunned down in front of her Little Village home over the weekend said the two purported gang members charged with murder are “not people, they’re animals.”

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

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