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Timothy Herring (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Jury Sequestered After Failing To Reach Verdict In Double-Murder Trial

CHICAGO (STMW) — After failing to reach a verdict following six and a half hours of deliberations Tuesday night, Cook County jurors were sequestered by the judge in the Timothy Herring double-murder trial and sent […]

05/06/2015

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Man Critically Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

About 8:12 p.m., the 24-year-old was sitting in a vehicle in the 7100 block of South Paulina Street when a male walked up and opened fire, police said.

05/06/2015

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Teen Charged With Shooting 12-Year-Old Boy

The teen, whose name was not released, was charged Tuesday night with one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

05/06/2015

Juan Barraza (left) and Luis Hernandez (right) were convicted of murder in the 2012 shooting death of 6-year-old Aliyah Shell (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Gang Members Convicted In Little Village Girl’s Murder

Minutes after a jury returned guilty verdicts for 21-year-old Juan Barraza, Cook County Judge Stanley Sacks convicted 19-year-old Luis Hernandez for Aliyah Shell’s murder.

05/06/2015

Taiwan McNeal (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged With Robbing, Shooting Off-Duty Oak Park Police Officer

The officer, 57-year-old Johnny Patterson, was at his garage in the 300 block of West 103rd Place getting ready to go to work at 5:13 a.m. when 18-year-old Taiwan McNeal and a 17-year-old David Bush approached him and one of them produced a handgun, according to Chicago Police.

05/05/2015

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Two Shot In Albany Park

Two men — ages 20 and 29 — were shot about 7:50 p.m. while standing outside in the 3200 block of West Montrose Avenue, police said.

05/05/2015

Adolfo Davis sits in a courtroom at the at the Leighton Criminal Court Building for his resentencing hearing in April 2015. (Credit: CBS)

Sent To Prison For Life At Age 14, Convict To Learn If Judge Will Reduce His Sentence

Attorneys for Adolfo Davis, now 38, have asked a Cook County judge to release him from prison, but prosecutors have said he deserves to spend the rest of his life behind bars for a double murder in 1990, despite his age at the time of the shooting.

05/04/2015

Oak Park Police Officer Johnny Patterson. (Source: Family provided photo.)

Off-Duty Oak Park Cop Wounded On Far South Side Of Chicago

An off-duty Oak Park police officer was shot Sunday morning on Chicago’s Far South Side.

05/03/2015

Police believe the woman was shot by someone known to her | Victor Vlahos

Woman Hurt In Skokie Shooting

Police say a shooting that left an 18-year-old woman wounded in north suburban Skokie may have been accidental.

05/02/2015

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2 Dead, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

A west suburban man was killed in the most recent fatal shooting Wednesday afternoon in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

04/30/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Dies After Being Shot On Lake Shore Drive

The 27-year-old was driving in the 4800 block of North Lake Shore Drive at 3:45 a.m. when he was shot, police said.

04/30/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Riverdale Shooting

The men were in the 13200 block of South Forrestville Avenue about 3 p.m. when several males walked up and one of them fired several shots, police News Affairs Officer Bari Lemmon said.

04/29/2015

A woman was shot in the leg in an accidental shooting on a party bus downtown. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Woman Wounded In Party Bus Shooting Downtown

The female, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the leg about 2:35 a.m. while inside the bus on Michigan Avenue near Monroe Street, police said.

04/29/2015

C.J. lost his right rear leg after he was shot while his owner was walking him Friday in Gary, Indiana. The owner, 48-year-old Keith Dumas, was killed in the shooting. (Credit: Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Dog Shot In Gary Recovering After Losing Leg

A dog that was shot along with his owner in Gary, Indiana, last week has lost one leg, but otherwise is expected to make a full recovery.

04/28/2015

Justus Howell, a Zion teen, was killed in a police-involved shooting. (CBS)

Autopsy Concludes Zion Teen’s Death Was Homicide

Howell was shot while fleeing police about 2 p.m. on April 4, near 24th and Galilee, police said. A handgun was recovered, police said. Two witnesses have told the Sun Times that Howell was not armed at the time of the shooting.

04/28/2015

Gustavo VillaGomez (left) and Kevin Martinez (right) are charged with firing shots at an off-duty police officer. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

No Bail For Pair Charged With Shooting At Off-Duty Police Officer

Gustavo VillaGomez, 27, and Kevin Martinez, 20, both face one count of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon, a felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police. VillaGomez was also cited for driving on a revoked license and Martinez was on bond for a previous firearm-related charge.

04/27/2015

Timothy Triplett (Source: Sun-Times)

Former Basketball Standout Shot To Death In East Garfield Park

Timothy Triplett was found outside in the 3500 block of West Flournoy Street at 12:40 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police said he had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Triplett was a standout basketball player at Crane and Marshall high schools. He also briefly attended Farragut.

04/27/2015

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Mother, 19, Killed In Shooting At South Side Party

A gunman opened fire at three people who were leaving a party Friday night on the Far South Side, leaving one woman dead and two others injured.

04/25/2015

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

A teenage boy was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. About 6 p.m., 16-year-old Amari Sutton was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck, police said.

04/24/2015

A city employee was shot and wounded Thursday afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood. (CBS)

Chicago Water Department Employee Wounded In Shooting

Police say the 40-year-old victim was in his own car near 31st and Komensky when two suspects walked up and fired shots in his direction.

04/23/2015

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