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Boy, 13, Charged With Shooting Three Teens In Washington Heights

The boy, whose name was being withheld because of his age, has been charged with three counts of attempted murder and three counts of aggravated battery.


A Chicago Fire Department paramedic uses a special canine mask to provide oxygen to Patchy, one of two dogs rescued from a burning home in West Pullman on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Firefighters Save 2 Dogs From West Pullman Fire

Flames were shooting out the window of a home near 117th Place and Lowe Avenue around 12:15 a.m. when firefighters first arrived. The homeowners were not at home, but someone told firefighters there were two dogs inside, trapped in a back room


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6 Dead, 21 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Most recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the North Austin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.


Firefighters work at the scene of an extra-alarm fire in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue late Monday night, when the temperature was minus 11. The fire started when a space heater was placed too close to drapes. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Space Heater Sparks Extra-Alarm Fire On South Side

The 2-11 fire was reported about 10:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue.


A 20-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting Monday night in the 7200 block of South Lowe Avenue. (Credit: NVP News)

Woman Shot In Englewood

The 20-year-old woman was shot in the left side of the chest about 11:20 p.m. in the 7200 block of South Lowe Avenue.


Mario Jackson is accused of pushing a woman down a flight of stairs, causing her to lose her foot. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Threw Woman Down Stairs, Causing Her To Lose Foot

About 11:45 p.m. Monday, Mario Jackson got into an argument, which turned into a physical confrontation, with a 28-year-old woman in the 6600 block of South Lowe Avenue.


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Police Shoot 2 Suspects In Separate Overnight Incidents; 1 Killed

Chicago Police officers shot and wounded two suspects in separate incidents on the South Side overnight – bringing the total to six police-involved shootings in Chicago in about the past 10 days.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

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Woman’s Decomposing Body Found In Auburn-Gresham

Police are searching for clues, after a woman’s decomposing body was found Thursday morning near a set of railroad tracks in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

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5 Teens Among 8 Wounded By Gunfire In Another Violent Night

It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]


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Squad Car Involved In Crash In Englewood

A Chicago Police squad car was involved in a crash overnight on the north end of the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

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Police: One Dead, Another Injured In Roseland Shooting

One person was killed while another was seriously injured in a Tuesday night shooting in the Far South Side Roseland neighborhood, police said.


Christopher Parker, 24, allegedly offered a $100,000 bribe to Chicago police officers when he was pulled over on Aug. 25, 2011. Police found a gun, cannabis and $3,000 in cash inside his vehicle. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Wisconsin ‘Gangland’ Fan Tries To Bribe Police, Fails

An Eau Claire, Wis., History Channel buff who got busted on the South Side apparently thought he could get out of trouble by offering police a $100,000 bribe to let him go.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

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South Side Churches Burglarized

Police are looking for a burglar who is suspected of hitting churches on the city’s South Side over the past month.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

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Terminally Ill Woman Remains Missing

Police are still looking for a woman suffering from a terminal illness who has been missing from the South Side since November.