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Police Warn Of Robberies On Near South Side

Boys between the ages of 10 and 16 are approaching citizens and forcibly taking away their cell phones or money, a statement from police said.


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Man Dies After Crashing Motorcycle On I-55

A man from the Back of the Yards neighborhood died Monday, two days after he was hurt in a motorcycle crash on the Near South Side.


Police released this sketch of a suspect in a sex assault on the near South Side.

Sketch Released Of Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman At Gunpoint

Police are searching for a suspect who sexually assaulted a 56-year-old woman last week on the Near South Side.


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Alderman Hopes To Turn Old ‘Motor Row’ Into ‘Music Row’

An area just south of downtown that was once thriving with auto showrooms, but was also once housed the storied Chess studios, could someday become an entertainment district celebrating blues and jazz.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

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Man Grabs And Fondles Teen Girl On Near South Side

Police are looking for a man accused of forcing a 17-year-old girl into a car and fondling her before she could escape Monday morning on the Near South Side.