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4 Dead, 33 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatality happened early Sunday in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood. Corey Brownlee, 32, was shot in the chest about 2:40 a.m. in the 6000 block of South Indiana Avenue.

04/14/2014

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Seven Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.

04/11/2014

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2 Dead, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Saturday night in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.

04/07/2014

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Police: 2014 First Quarter Murder Total Lowest In 56 Years

The first three months of the year saw 6 fewer murders than the same time frame in 2013–a 9 percent drop–and 55 fewer murders than 2012.

04/01/2014

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1 Dead, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.

03/31/2014

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Three Shot On Near West Side

The shooting occurred shortly after 7 p.m. near West Jackson Boulevard and South Western Avenue.

03/21/2014

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1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Shootings Overnight

Just before 7 p.m., 36-year-old Chad Collins was shot in the 2300 block of East 75th Street, authorities said. Collins, of Harvey, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he was pronounced dead.

03/10/2014

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McCarthy Warns Of Dangers From Concealed Carry Law

McCarthy, who has been one of the most vocal critics of the law allowing Illinois residents to carry concealed firearms in public, warned there will be confrontations that could escalate into deadly shootings.

03/04/2014

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McCarthy: February Murders 4th Lowest On Record

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said February’s homicide total was one of the lowest ever, and continued a trend of dropping violent crime that started more than a year ago.

03/03/2014

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Chicago Police Believe Visiting Gang Leaders Reduces Violence

Chicago’s top cop says a new police tactic for toning down violence – derided by some critics as “hug-a-thug” – has been getting positive results.

02/25/2014

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2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.

02/10/2014

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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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Youth Shootings Drop By 40 Percent In 2013 In Chicago

The youth violence that has too often drawn a national spotlight on Chicago has taken a significant dip, a new analysis shows.

01/28/2014

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3 Killed, 14 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in the Little Village neighborhood Sunday afternoon. The boy, whose identity was not immediately released, was shot in the abdomen and side about 4:50 p.m. in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue.

01/27/2014

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2 Killed, 3 Wounded In Shootings On Wednesday

A man died Wednesday evening after he was shot in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Early Wednesday morning, another man on the West Side was killed in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

01/16/2014

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Two Slain In Separate Shootings In Aurora

About 7:35 p.m., 20-year-old Arin Williams was shot while he was in the bathroom of a restaurant in the 800 block of North Lake Street. About 8:25 p.m., 22-year-old Rachel Taylor was shot in the abdomen in the 500 block of Charles Street.

01/14/2014

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1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Marquise Harris was fatally shot late Saturday by a friend of his girlfriend after the couple argued at a gathering in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

01/13/2014

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2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people are dead – including a teenage boy – and at least eight other people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon.

01/06/2014

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2 Dead, 20 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 2 a.m. Monday at a stoplight in the 1300 block of West Cermak Road.

12/30/2013

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1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Shootings On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred Wednesday evening when two teens were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/26/2013

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