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Park District To Rename South Side Park After Hadiya Pendleton

Two years after she was slain in the Kenwood neighborhood, the Chicago Park District board has voted to name a Bronzeville park in memory of honor student Hadiya Pendleton.


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Man Critically Wounded In Hermosa Shooting

About 8:25 p.m., the 20-year-old was outside in the 4400 block of West Altgeld Street when someone got out of a black SUV and opened fire, police said.


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Boy, 16, Shot And Killed In Humboldt Park

The teen was found shot several times in an alley in the 1600 block of North Keeler Avenue about 10:10 p.m., police said.


The scene of the shooting Tuesday night in Wheeling. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Two Shot At Wheeling Apartment Complex

The two were found at an apartment complex parking lot in the 400 block of McHenry Road some time before 7 p.m., a Wheeling police spokesman said. They were then taken to a hospital.


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Waukegan Woman’s House Shot Up After Woman Killed Dog

A Waukegan woman said she believes she was the victim of retaliation, after she shot and killed a pit bull that was attacking another dog she was watching.


Police investigate after a man was found dead with multiple gunshot and stab wounds in a Near West Side apartment Monday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Slain In West Town, 1-Year-Old Girl Found Safe

A 60-year-old man was shot and stabbed to death Monday night in the West Town neighborhood, and the 1-year-old girl he was babysitting was found safe at a relative’s home.


Police investigate after a man was shot to death Monday night while sitting in a car in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot And Killed Sitting In Car In Austin

About 9:35 p.m., the 36-year-old was sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked sedan in the 5100 block of West Crystal Street when a male walked up and opened fire, police said.


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Police: Man Shot And Killed In Austin

Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 11:10 a.m. found the victim in the 200 block of South Lotus Avenue, according to preliminary information from police. He had suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.


Kenneth Newsome and Edwardo Correa Hernandez (Credit: Kane County Sheriff)

Two Men Charged After Shooting, 4-Hour Standoff In Aurora

Kenneth F. Newsome, 19, faces 15 felony charges including attempted murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Edwardo Correa Hernandez, 20, was charged with a felony count of mob action and a misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a knife.


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Third Man Charged In 2013 Slaying Outside Chatham Gas Station

Steven Blanchard, 26, who was charged with first-degree murder, is accused of being the triggerman who killed Leroy Griffin. He was ordered held without bail during a brief appearance before Cook County Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil.


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Boy, 13, Shot And Killed In Belmont-Cragin

A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed in front of his sisters in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood late Sunday, and his family said the shooting might have been the result of a post on Facebook.


Joshua Poe (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Shooting That Left 1 Dead, 1 Wounded

Joshua Poe, 26, shot Curtis Lyons in the head about 3:10 p.m. in the 3100 block of West 84th Place, authorities said. Lyons, of the 8000 block of South Richmond Street, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.


Omar Dixon (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Murder Extradited From Wisconsin

Omar Dixon, 23, is charged with murder and armed robbery, according to Chicago Police. The victim was walking through a gangway at 5:52 p.m. Jan. 14 in the 8100 block of South Artesian Avenue when Dixon approached, pulled a handgun and announced a robbery before shooting Harris in the chest, according to police.


John Potts (left) and Tremaine Jeter (right) are charged with shooting a 54-year-old man in North Lawndale. (Photo credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged In North Lawndale Shooting

Two men were ordered held on $500,000 bonds Wednesday after being charged with shooting a man several times last week in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.


Reginald James Scott (left) and Daniel Gonzalez (right) are accused of killing University of Illinois student Vicente Mundo during a planned robbery. (Credit: Champaign County Sheriff)

Two Charged With Killing U Of I Student From Chicago

Vicente Mundo, 20, a resident of the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago, was a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He had been missing for a week when his body was discovered on Jan. 31.


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Pastor Shot Inside Back Of The Yards Church

About 3:30 p.m., the 40-year-old man was inside a church in the 1700 block of West 48th Street when someone outside fired shots into the building, police said.


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Man Shot, Seriously Wounded Near Church In Back Of The Yards

A man was shot and seriously wounded Sunday afternoon near a church in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.


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Man Shot During Elgin Home Invasion

A man was shot with a shotgun during a home invasion early Saturday in northwest suburban Elgin.


A car was struck by a bullet early Friday on the outbound Stevenson Expressway. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

State Police Investigate Shot Fired On Stevenson Expressway

A woman’s car was struck by a bullet around 1:15 a.m. on the ramp from southbound Lake Shore Drive to the outbound Stevenson Expressway.


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Rockford Man Shot And Killed In Bridgeport

About 3 a.m., officers found Israel C. Pena unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 1200 block of West 32nd Street, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.