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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

Juan Barraza, 18, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 6-year-old Aliyah Shell in the Little Village neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Teens Charged In Shooting Death Of 6-Year-Old

Two people have been charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2012

Aliyah Shell, 6, was shot and killed outside her home in the 3100 block of South Springfield Avenue on March 17, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

2 Questioned In Shooting Death Of 6-Year-Old Girl In Little Village

The girl was outside in the 3100 block of South Springfield Avenue when a pickup truck approached about 3:40 p.m. and two people inside pulled out guns and started shooting.

03/17/2012

Luis Valdez, 20, and Ray Guereca, 21, as well as a 16-year-old girl, were each charged with one count of first-degree murder. (Chicago Police Department Photos)

Three Charged In Little Village Murder

Two men accused of murdering a man in February in the Little Village neighborhood were ordered held on $2 million bond Saturday.

03/03/2012

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Officer Fires At Suspect Who Tried To Run Him Down

An off-duty Chicago Police officer suffered minor injuries after a man tried to run him over with a car in the Little Village neighborhood Wednesday night.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

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2 SW Side Coal Plants Agree To Shut Down Early

Two controversial coal-fired power plants in Chicago reportedly are being phased out.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

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Man Shot Dead In Little Village

A young man is dead after being beaten and shot in the Little Village neighborhood early Saturday on the Southwest Side.

02/12/2012

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Police: One Dead In Little Village Shooting

CHICAGO (STMW) – A person was shot and killed early Saturday in a possible robbery in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood, police said. A male, his age unknown, was shot in the back in […]

02/11/2012

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At Least 20 Wounded In Weekend Violence Through Sunday Morning

At least 20 people, including a 10-year-girl, a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, have been wounded in shootings throughout the city since Friday evening.

01/29/2012

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13 Wounded In Citywide Shootings Friday And Saturday

At least 13 people, including a 10-year-old girl, were wounded in separate shootings throughout the city Friday evening and Saturday morning.

01/28/2012

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Gas Main Rupture Prompts Evacuation In Little Village

A building in the Little Village neighborhood was evacuated Wednesday morning, after a construction crew struck a gas main.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Coal-Fired Power Plant

Pilsen, Little Village Residents Sue Over Coal Plant Pollution

Residents of the Little Village and Pilsen neighborhoods have filed class-action lawsuits against two coal-fired power plants.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

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