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President Barack Obama. (Getty Images)

Emanuel Drops Plans For A High School Named After Obama

There has been grumbling among aldermen and others who balked at the idea of naming a school on the city’s near North Side after a president whose political career was launched on the South Side.

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4 Dead, 29 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened early Monday in West Englewood. Officers found a man, thought to be in his 50s, unresponsive on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street about 12:45 a.m.

07/14/2014

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Teen Dies After Falling In Lake

The teen fell into the water near the 4000 block of Recreation Drive about 6:10 p.m. He was pulled from the lake and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:06 p.m.

06/30/2014

A cyclist was struck and killed by a CTA train on the North Side early Thursday. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

Cyclist Struck, Killed By Brown Line Train In Albany Park

About 12:20 a.m., a man riding his bike was struck by a northbound train as he attempted to go around the gates near the CTA Kimball station in the 4700 block of North Kedzie Avenue, police said.

06/26/2014

A  Toyota 4Runner was involved in a crash Tuesday night in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Driver Cited After Rollover Crash In Lincoln Park

The 32-year-old man was driving a 2006 Toyota 4Runner SUV westbound on LaSalle Drive at 10:58 p.m. when it turned left onto the 1700 block of North Clark Street and collided with a Toyota Camry taxi.

06/25/2014

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Palatine Man Found Dead In North Side Alley

Nathan Breitling, 28, of the 800 block of Morris Drive in Palatine, was found dead in the alley of the 4200 block of North Kenmore Avenue about 7:15 a.m. Thursday.

05/16/2014

Police and Fire Department crews respond to calls of a person in the water in Montrose Harbor on Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Search Resumes For 2nd Victim After Woman Rescued From Montrose Harbor

A woman fell in Montrose Harbor around 2 a.m., and Chicago Fire Department and Police Marine Unit crews were able to pull her out and get her to a hospital, but another person also might have gone in the water.

04/28/2014

A police robot was used to investigate suspicious items on Lake Shore Drive. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Suspicious Package Checked

Chicago police shut down Lake Shore Drive on the North Side for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon as they investigated a suspicious package.

04/16/2014

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Boy, 16, Slain In Rogers Park

The boy was walking on a sidewalk in the 7600 block of North Ashland Avenue about 2:40 a.m. when a gray minivan drove by and someone inside shot at him.

04/15/2014

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Seven Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.

04/11/2014

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Man “Seriously” Injured In North Side Hit-And-Run

About 3 p.m., a 63-year-old man was struck by an dark gray “older model” Nissan Rogue that was driving in reverse in a parking lot in the 4800 block of North Western Avenue.

04/11/2014

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Hearing-Impaired Man Robbed Near Mayor’s North Side Home

The 29-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk in the 1700 block of West Berteau Avenue at 5:45 a.m. when a man got out of a white van, implied he had a weapon, and demanded the victim’s backpack, according to police.

04/10/2014

The bank-robbery suspect known as the "Shady Bandit." (FBI)

Separate Bandits Targeting Supermarket Bank Branches

The FBI calls her the “Shady Bandit,” because of her dark glasses. Another robber is a man the feds call the “Benchwarmer Bandit.” CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

03/28/2014

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Man Wounded In Edgewater Shooting

A 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen about 7:40 a.m. in the 5800 block of North Kenmore Avenue.

03/12/2014

Deion Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Caught Robbing Second Cabbie In Lakeview

A South Side man arrested while holding up his second cab driver of the morning early Tuesday in the North Side Lake View neighborhood has been ordered held on $500,000 bond.

02/20/2014

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Police: Serial Burglar Arrested In Lincoln Park

Police say they’ve caught a serial burglar in the act.

02/13/2014

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Police Investigate Man’s Stabbing Death

Jose Andrade, 46, was found with multiple stab wounds in his home in the 4100 block of North Western Avenue on Wednesday evening.

01/23/2014

Rozell Pullum (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

No Bail For Rogers Park Man Charged With Domestic Battery

A Rogers Park man has been charged after barricading himself inside an apartment during a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon on the North Side.

01/22/2014

James Whiteside (Credit: Chicago Police)

Suspect In Two Rapes Charged In Two More Attacks

A man being held without bond for allegedly carjacking and raping two women in December has been charged in connection with two additional attacks that same week on the North Side.

01/10/2014

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Man Shot In Rogers Park

The 35-year-old was in an alley about 1:50 a.m. in the 6900 block of North Sheridan Road when two men got out of a dark-colored vehicle and approached, demanding money.

12/30/2013

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