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Firefighters battle flames at a building in the 600 block of North Springfield Avenue on Thursday. (Credit: CapturedNews)

Two Hurt, Including Firefighter, In Suspicious Humboldt Park Fire

Firefighters responded to a fire in the 600 block of North Springfield Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. When they arrived, they found flames on one of the side porches, and in an interior stairwell.


The scene of a shooting in the Lawndale neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Killed, Teen Critically Wounded In Lawndale Shooting

The victims were playing dice in the 1800 block of South Springfield Avenue about 9:45 p.m. when two male suspects approached and fired shots, police said.


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Man Shot Multiple Times In West Garfield Park

The man was shot multiple times about 4:45 a.m. in the 100 block of South Springfield Avenue, police. He was standing on the sidewalk when a gunman approached and opened fire.


Firefighters pour water on a blaze at 520 N. Springfield Av. on Friday. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

No One Injured In Humboldt Park Fire

The blaze was reported in a two-and-a-half story apartment building at 520 N. Springfield Av. about 5:45 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs.


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Police: Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield Park

Witnesses told police they heard shots and saw a man lying on the ground about 10:30 p.m. in the 700 block of South Springfield Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said, citing preliminary information.


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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting

The shooting happened about 12:25 p.m. in the 700 block of North Springfield Avenue. Two men were shot and driven to Norwegian-American Hospital by a friend.


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Man Shot And Killed In Humboldt Park

Police patrolling the neighborhood heard gunshots about 12:30 a.m., and found a 21-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds, lying on the sidewalk in the 600 block of North Springfield Avenue.


Kelvin Murray, 27, of the 4300 block of West Thomas Street, was charged with felony criminal fortification of a residence, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, two counts of assault, and resisting police. (Credit: Chicago Police)

2 Men Charged, 3 Pit Bulls Killed During Drug Bust

Two men were charged and three pit bulls were killed during a drug bust early Saturday in Humboldt Park.


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2 Dead, At Least 24 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed, and at least 24 other people — one of them a 12-year-old girl — have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.


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Man Shot Dead In Lawndale

A man was shot dead early Sunday in the Southwest Side Lawndale neighborhood, police said.


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9 Dead, At Least 15 Wounded In Citywide Shootings

Nine people were killed and at least 15 others wounded in shootings across the city from Friday night through Monday morning.


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5 Killed, 23 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

CHICAGO (STMW) — At least five people were killed and 23 others wounded in separate shootings throughout the city that took place from late Friday through early Monday. Three of the shootings — one of […]


Juan Barraza, 18, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 6-year-old Aliyah Shell in the Little Village neighborhood. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two Teens Charged In Shooting Death Of 6-Year-Old

Two people have been charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2012

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At Least 10 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Weekend Violence

A bizarre weekend where the high exceeded 80 degrees also brought a rash of violence across Chicago, which left at least 10 people dead and some 40 others wounded.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2012

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Police Search For 2 Brothers In Shooting That Killed Boy

Police are seeking two brothers for questioning in a shooting that has now left a 15-year-old boy dead in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011

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Boy Declared Brain Dead After West Side Shooting

A teenager has been declared brain dead after being shot on the city’s West Side over the weekend.


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Shooter At Party Opens Fire, 4 hurt

Violence erupted during an outdoor party in the Garfield Park community on the West Side Sunday morning, leaving four people shot including a 16-year-old boy and a 30-year-old woman.



1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Shootings Overnight

A 55-year-old man was killed and at least 14 others were wounded in shootings throughout the city between late Saturday and Sunday morning, including five men wounded in separate shootings during a violent 20-minute period on the South Side.


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Five Wounded In Lawndale Shooting

Five people standing on a street corner in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side early Sunday were wounded during a shooting.


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Man Shot, Killed On West Side

Police are searching for the shooter who killed a man on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2010