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Paramedics load a shooting victim into an ambulance near Ohio and Mayfield. (Photo credit: Network Video Productions)

Teen Shot, Killed In Austin

About 9:25 p.m., Demond Avant was standing on the sidewalk in the 600 block of North Mayfield Avenue when someone got out of a nearby van and opened fire, striking him in the head, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


Authorities investigate after a person was found dead inside a southwest suburban Oak Lawn home Wednesday evening by crews responding to a gas leak, according to police. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Oak Lawn Man Attempts Suicide With Gas Leak After Brother Dies

Police say a despondent man tried to commit suicide by filling his southwest suburban home with natural gas the day after his brother died of a brain tumor.


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At Least 12 Wounded In Shootings This Weekend

At least 12 people have been wounded in shootings in the city — mainly in the South, West and Near West sides — since Friday. The shooting victims, one of whom was critically wounded, have all been male, between 14 and 49 years old.


23 Hurt In Pace Bus Crash On West Side

Twenty-three people were taken to area hospitals Tuesday afternoon after a Pace bus crashed in the Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011