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1 Dead, 8 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

Early Thursday morning, a 39-year-old man was fatally shot at a gas station in the Far South Side West Pullman neighborhood.

07/25/2014

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Theft Suspect Dies Two Weeks After Being Shocked With Stun Gun

During a retail theft arrest about 12:15 a.m. in the 200 block of West North Avenue on May 7, officers used a stun gun on 23-year-old Dominique Franklin, who was resisting arrest and “refused to cooperate with officers,” police said.

05/21/2014

Suspect Subdued With Stun Gun

Suspected Shoplifter Stunned With Taser

The man allegedly stole a couple items from the Walgreens store at the corner of North Avenue and Wells Street around 12:15 a.m. Police said officers deployed a Taser to subdue him when he resisted arrest and tried to run away.

05/07/2014

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Escaped Horse Gallops Down Street In Old Town

Apparently, this wasn’t the first time a horse was found roaming the streets of Old Town. On the same day last year, about a half dozen horses escaped from the Noble Horse Theatre.

12/20/2013

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America’s Most Searched Zip Code Is In Chicago

For two years in a row, this Chicago ZIP code has made Realtor.com’s Year’s Most Searched ZIP Codes list. Can you guess which neighborhood the ZIP belongs to?

12/06/2013

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Best Fall Festivals In Chicago

Don’t worry that summer went by too fast. Yummy autumn festivals abound in the Chicago area.

09/09/2013

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Man Shot In Head In Old Town

A man was shot in the head in the Old Town neighborhood Saturday afternoon about one block from Near North police district, police said.

08/31/2013

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Your Chicago: Old Town

(CBS) — It is one of Chicago’s favorite neighborhoods, partly because of its proximity to the downtown and partly because it has been a center of creativity and comedy for decades. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan […]

05/31/2013

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Fire On Roof Of Old Town Bar Extinguished

It may not have been a large or long-lasting fire, but the black smoke that could be seen for at least a mile and a-half south Sunday afternoon certainly suggested something worse to those who saw it.

03/17/2013

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Best Free Art Activities In Chicago

From antiques made in ancient Greece to Pablo Picasso’s works from the last century, Chicago has numerous venues and tours with free admission. Check out the following list to get you started.

11/26/2012

Noble Horse Fire

5 Carriages Destroyed In Fire At Noble Horse Stable

There are reports Friday morning an electrical problem may be to blame for a fire in the noble horse stables in old town last night.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

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Jeffrey Dahmer’s Childhood Home Up For Sale In Ohio

The childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is up for sale. The northern Ohio home was the site of Dahmer’s first murder in 1978.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

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Robbers Striking In Broad Daylight In Loop, River North, Old Town

Police are searching for a robber who has been targeting victims downtown and on the Near North Side in broad daylight in recent weeks.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Lincoln Park Outage

Power Back On In Lincoln Park After Sweltering Night

The buzz of air conditioners is back for nearly 3,000 Lincoln Park neighborhood residents who lost power overnight.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2012

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Best Chicago Art Fairs To Attend In June

Are you thinking about spending a glorious summer day browsing through original artwork in the unique atmosphere of an art festival? The following special events in Chicago would be wonderful options to explore.

05/28/2012

Evergreen Avenue Shooting

Man Shot, Seriously Wounded In Old Town

A man was in serious condition Wednesday morning, after being shot in the Old Town neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

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Police Warn Near North Side Residents Of Armed Robberies

Police are warning Near North Side residents of two recent armed robberies, both in busy and fashionable areas.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

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Man Killed In Old Town Hit-And-Run

A man was killed in a hit-and-run accident early Saturday in the North Side Old Town neighborhood, police said.

03/24/2012

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Long-Shuttered Hotel Lincoln To Reopen In March

After being shuttered for six years, the Hotel Lincoln at the corner of Clark Street and Lincoln Avenue will reopen in the coming months.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

Old Town bank robbery on December 13, 2011. (Photo from bandittrackerchicago.com)

Man Robs Old Town Chase Bank Branch

Authorities are looking for man suspected of robbing an Old Town bank Tuesday afternoon and fleeing on foot toting stolen loot in a black plastic bag.

12/13/2011

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