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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

Walls on a building's second floor were blown out after a gas explosion Saturday morning | Chicago Fire Department

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

Whittier Elementary Fieldhouse. (Credit: CBS)

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

Angel Santiago (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In 2012 Murder In Pilsen

Angel Santiago, 39, was arrested on Thursday in Florida and extradited to Chicago.

07/12/2013

Four residents of a building in Pilsen were forced out of their homes, after part of the front facade collapsed overnight. (Credit: CBS)

Building Façade Collapses In Pilsen

Several residents in the Pilsen neighborhood were forced out of their homes early Wednesday, after the façade of their building collapsed.

06/26/2013

The owner of a shop in Pilsen was kidnapped and forced into his own SUV as he was closing the store early Friday. The suspects stole his SUV after dropping him off in nearby Stickney. (Credit: CBS)

Store Owner Kidnapped In Pilsen, SUV Stolen

Police said the 78-year-old man was closing the store in the 1100 block of West 18th Street when a group of men threw a pillowcase over his head, hit him in the face, and forced him into his own SUV.

05/24/2013

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Police Investigate Death Of Missing Woman Found In Pilsen Apartment

Authorities are trying to figure out how a local college student died, after her decomposing body was found in a Pilsen apartment this week, more than a month after she went missing.

03/22/2013

Newly elected Pope Francis. (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

New Pope An Inspiration For Latino Jesuit Students

A Jesuit high school in Pilsen is celebrating the selection of Pope Francis, a Jesuit cardinal from Argentina, as the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church – the first pontiff from the Americas.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2013

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Valentine’s Day For The Lonely & Pathetic

This article is for those of us who dream about never having to leave our beds, comfortably blanketed in our own self-loathing (and, well, literal blankets). This article is for the people who not only have no one to love, but also don’t love themselves. This is how to REALLY be miserable on Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2013

Authorities shut down a party at the Riff Music Lounge in the South Loop. (Credit: CBS)

Authorities Shut Down Parties At Club And Community Center

Hundreds of people poured out of two Chicago parties overnight, as firefighters discovered several code violations, and shut things down.

02/10/2013

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Man Killed When SUV Strikes Semi-Truck In Pilsen

The driver of an SUV was killed early Monday when he crashed his Chevrolet Blazer into the back of a parked semi-trailer in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side.

12/24/2012

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Woman Shot In Face Outside Pilsen Pizzeria

CHICAGO (STMW) — A man and a woman were hurt, one critically, in a shooting outside a pizzeria in the Pilsen neighborhood early Sunday. The shooting occurred outside Benny’s Pizza, 1244 W. 18th St., about […]

12/23/2012

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