Southwest Side

Police claim Rondale Jett had a gun when he allegedly approached the 48-year-old woman in the 6100 block of South Spaulding Avenue and tried to rob her. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police: Man Helps Cops Nab Parolee Robbing Women At Gunpoint

A parolee suspected of robbing several women at gunpoint on the Southwest Side was arrested Thursday after a good Samaritan heard a victim’s cry for help and flagged down police, who arrested the man within minutes.

01/05/2013

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Gage Park Store Owner Fatally Shot During Robbery

A Southwest Side store owner died after he was shot during an apparent robbery outside his Gage Park muffler shop Wednesday night, authorities said.

01/03/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

1 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings In Early Hours Of New Year

A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.

01/01/2013

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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

Juan Delgado (Credit: Chicago Police)

15-Year-Old Boy Missing From SW Side

A teenage boy has been missing since Saturday from the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/02/2012

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Man Killed In Little Village Shooting

A man was killed in a shooting in the Southwest Side Little Village neighborhood early Saturday.

11/17/2012

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Man Fatally Struck By Vehicle On SW Side

A 61-year-old man died early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

11/17/2012

Burned Body Found Inside Southwest Side Garage

A burned body was found inside a garage early Thursday in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

11/15/2012

Joseph Sanders (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged In August Slaying Of Chicago Ridge Teen

Bond was denied Saturday for a 19-year-old man charged with the fatal shooting of a Chicago Ridge girl in August in the Southwest Side McKinley Park neighborhood.

11/03/2012

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Cops Shoot Armed Suspect In Chicago Lawn

Police shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at officers during a foot chase early Saturday in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood, officials said.

10/13/2012

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Longtime Priest Expected To Move From Rectory This Week

The longtime pastor of a Catholic church in the Longwood Manor neighborhood is leaving the position he’s held for 35 years, but he’s not going quietly.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

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Woman Hit By Vehicle Saturday On SW Side Dies

A vehicle struck and killed injured a woman getting into a car on the Southwest Side early Saturday.

09/23/2012

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Woman Pushing Stroller Robbed By City Worker Impersonator

A Southwest Side woman wants others to know what happened to her a week ago.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2012

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Teenage Boys Targeting Women In Southwest Side Robberies

Police in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood are warning residents about two teenage boys who are targeting female victims for robbery.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

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

Police: Man Shot And Killed By Girlfriend’s Ex

A man caught up in a love triangle was shot dead early Monday on the Southwest Side, police said.

09/17/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

6 Dead, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Five men have been killed and at least 23 people were wounded in gun violence on the city’s streets from Friday night to Sunday night.

09/17/2012

(Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Person Found Dead In SW Side Fire Had Been Stabbed

A person discovered dead by firefighters when a fire erupted Saturday at a Southwest Side home had been stabbed to death, officials said.

09/16/2012

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Two Boys, 14, Shot In Chicago Lawn

Two teenage boys were shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Wednesday night on the Southwest Side.

09/12/2012

A Chicago Fire Department Ambulance (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Eight Hurt In Bus Crash In Gage Park

Eight people were injured in a bus crash late Monday morning in the Gage Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

09/10/2012

Ernie Pentek stands in his back yard on the Southwest Side after a CSX freight train derailed, and several cars tumbled into his yard. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

Freight Train Derails On Southwest Side, Knocks Down Power Lines

A freight train derailment on the Southwest Side left several rail cars tossed about early Sunday.

09/02/2012

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