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Argument Over Video Games Might Have Led To Teen’s Death

Police have charged the cousin of the slain teen – a 13-year-old boy – with first-degree murder.


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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.


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Man Shot Multiple Times After Roseland Robbery

The 30-year-old man was standing outside in the 0-100 block of East 101st Place shortly before 4 p.m. when an armed male approached him and demanded his coat.


Lauren Smith, 8, was killed as a result of a rollover crash. (Family handout)

Dad Charged With DUI In Crash That Killed 8-Year-Old Daughter

Jeffery Smith, 26, was charged with aggravated DUI leading to an accident or death, in addition to citations for negligent driving, failure to reduce speed and a child restraint violation.


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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.


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3 Questioned In Fatal Chicago Lawn Shooting

The victim, a 23-year-old man, was walking on the sidewalk in the 3400 block of West 72nd Place about midnight when an unknown male exited a dark-colored sedan and fired at him, hitting him in the stomach.


Residents on the Southeast Side say clouds of black dust from heaping piles of petcoke -- a byproduct of the oil refining process -- consistently blow in and around their homes. (Credit: Zimmerman Law Offices)

Deal Requires Removal of Chicago ‘Petcoke’ Piles

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office says Chicago and state officials have reached a deal with an Indiana company that will require it to remove huge black piles of petroleum coke from the city’s Southeast Side.


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Police: Man Shot And Killed In Gage Park

The man, 27, had just exited a vehicle in the 5300 block of South Talman Avenue when a gunman approached on foot and fired at him about 2:50 a.m.


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Robber Killed By Store Owner Was Suspect In Shooting Of Cop

A parolee shot and killed by a South Side store owner during an attempted robbery Tuesday evening was a prime suspect in a shooting that wounded a south suburban police last month.


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Cell Phone Store Owner Shoots, Kills Robber

About 6:30 p.m. a man in his 20s armed with a handgun tried to rob a cell phone store in the 1700 block of East 87th Street. The store’s owner, armed with a handgun himself, shot an killed the would-be robber.


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Police: Drugs Played A Role In Fatal South Side Crash

Charges are pending against the driver whose passenger was killed in a crash Monday afternoon on the South Side, an accident police say was drug-related.


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Man Critically Wounded In South Side Shooting

Officers found the 18-year-old shot several times in the chest and shoulder about 6:35 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Muskegon Avenue.


Four people were hospitalized after three vehicles, including a Chicago police SUV, crashed about 12:25 a.m Tuesday. in the 7200 block of South Racine Avenue, police said. (Credit: NVP Video news)

Police Officers Among 4 Injured In South Side Crash

Four people were hospitalized early Tuesday after three vehicles, including a Chicago Police SUV, crashed in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.



Man Hits Tree, Flips Vehicle On South Side

A man was hospitalized late Thursday after he flipped his vehicle and hit a tree while driving drunk on the South Side.


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Two Shot In Greater Grand Crossing

One man, 27, was shot twice in the right arm, police said. The second man, 24, was also shot, but details on his injury were not yet known.


Alfred Pettis (left) and Kenneth Jones (right) are charged in a string of home burglaries. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Charged With South Side Burglaries

Both were charged late Tuesday night after they were identified as the suspects in several South Side home burglaries.


Flames come through the roof of a Roseland home early Wednesday. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Residents Displaced After Roseland Fire

The fire started in a 1-1/2-story frame house about 1 a.m. in the 200 block of West 113th Street.


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Man Charged In September Stabbing Death

In September, 29-year-old Chandus Ousley allegedly stabbed and killed 24-year-old April Dixon inside her apartment in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue.


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Police: Man Found Shot To Death In Chatham

The man, thought to be in his 30s, was found shot in a gangway in the 8200 block of South Drexel Avenue about 8:45 a.m.


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Man Critically Wounded In South Side Shooting

A man was critically wounded in an Englewood neighborhood shooting Saturday afternoon on the South Side.