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6 Wounded In Citywide Shootings On Thursday

At least six people were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday. Most recently, a man was shot in the left foot in the Pilsen neighborhood.

10/31/2014

Sammy Luther reported his bionic arm stolen after he discovered it missing on Oct. 18. It turned out he'd left it at a Subway restaurant in Chicago. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Bionic Arm Teen Claimed Was Stolen Found At Subway

Police said they have found the bionic arm that a west suburban teenager reported stolen earlier this month. Sammy Luther, 16, had said the arm was stolen from his family’s car while they were in the Pilsen neighborhood on Oct. 18.

10/30/2014

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4 Killed, 32 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in Pilsen. Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the 2100 block of West 18th Place at 9:30 p.m. found a 36-year-old man lying in the street with a gunshot wound to the back of the head, police said.

10/27/2014

This surveillance image shows a truck believed to be involved in a hit-and-run Tuesday. (Chicago Police)

Police Search For Truck Driver In Hit-And-Run That Injured Bicyclist

About 4:25 p.m., a cyclist was struck by a white tractor-trailer traveling south in the 2100 block of South Ashland, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

10/09/2014

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Bears Family Fest, Lolla Highlight Busy Weekend In Chicago

Great weather and plenty of festivals make this a weekend to celebrate in Chicago and tens of thousands are enjoying the parties.

08/02/2014

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Girl, 17, Shot In The Head In Pilsen

Police said the girl and her boyfriend were sitting in a car in the 1000 block of West Cullerton Street around 1:45 a.m., when someone approached and fired shots into the vehicle.

07/23/2014

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Eight Wounded In Shootings Wednesday Evening

Two men were hurt—one critically—in a drive-by shooting in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The men, 23 and 35, were in the 1500 block of West Farwell Avenue about 9:55 p.m. when someone in a dark-colored vehicle drove by and fired shots, police said.

07/17/2014

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Man Gets 25 Years For Strangling Girlfriend In 2012

Angel Santiago was working as a truck driver for Krispy Kreme in January 2012 when he got jealous after learning from text messages on her phone that Antonia Berrios, 33, had a new boyfriend.

06/04/2014

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Man Shot While Driving In Pilsen

The 32-year-old man was in a vehicle stopped at a red light about 2:45 a.m. in the 1600 block of West Cermak Road, when a grey vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside flashed gang slogans and opened fire.

04/24/2014

A 16-year-old girl was shot in the Pilsen neighborhood Tuesday. (CBS)

Girl, 16, Shot In Chest During Gunfight Between Two Men

The victim was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where she was listed in “stable” condition,

03/18/2014

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Three Women Injured In Pilsen Gas Explosion

Three people were injured in an apparent natural gas explosion Saturday morning in the Pilsen neighborhood.

02/22/2014

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1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two men were shot — one fatally — about 10:30 p.m. Friday while they were traveling west in a vehicle in the 1800 block of West 19th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood.

02/03/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Injured In Pilsen Shooting

One man was killed and another was injured in a shooting on the city’s Pilsen neighborhood Friday night.

02/01/2014

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Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Pilsen

The man, 18, suffered gunshot wounds to the left arm and abdomen about 8:15 p.m. in the 2300 block of South Hoyne Avenue.

01/21/2014

One man was killed, and another was wounded, in a drive-by shooting in the Pilsen neighborhood early Monday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Pilsen Drive-By Shooting

Around 2 a.m., four men left a West Side bar in a sedan after getting into a verbal altercation with another group of men. While sitting at a stoplight, an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired shots at their car before driving away.

12/30/2013

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Donation From Pilsen Company Will Feed More Than 100 Needy Families On Thanksgiving

More than 145 needy families, most of them from the Pilsen neighborhood, will have Thanksgiving with all the trimmings this year thanks to a local business.

11/23/2013

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Man Charged With May Double Homicide In Pilsen

A man was arrested Friday and charged with the May shooting deaths of two men in the Pilsen neighborhood.

11/03/2013

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Man Critically Wounded In Pilsen Shooting

The 19-year-old was standing in an alley near the 2100 block of South Ashland Avenue when a shooter approached on foot and opened fire about 7:30 p.m.

10/17/2013

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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago

09/26/2013

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Whittier Fieldhouse Razed, Protesters Arrested

he demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse in Pilsen started Saturday after crews initiated their mission under cover the night before.

08/17/2013

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