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Teen, 17, Dies After Being Pulled From Lake

(CBS) — Divers pulled a 17-year-old boy from the waters around 31st Street Beach Friday evening, but he was pronounced dead after being rushed to a hospital, the Chicago Fire Department said. Chicago Fire Department divers were […]


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Boy, 16, Fatally Shot

The victim and another teen were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill when a car drove up and a man got out and opened fire.


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Teen, 16, Charged In Shooting Of 7-Year-Old

The teen suspect was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, police said.


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Boy, 16, Killed In South Shore Shooting

The 16-year-old boy was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck on Thursday evening.


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

Funeral For Teen Shot By Zion Officer Set For Friday

Zion police have said Justus Howell was involved in a scuffle while trying to steal a handgun during a street sale just before the officer shot him Saturday afternoon.


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Boy, 17, Fatally Shot, Man Wounded On South Side

About 7:20 p.m., Deonte M. Hoard and the 23-year-old man were shot in the 10500 block of South Yates Avenue, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.


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Teen Boy, 16, Killed In South Side Shooting

The 16-year-old and another boy, described only as a juvenile, were shot in the 3100 block of West 64th Street about 3:30 p.m. Friday.


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Boy, 17, Fatally Shot In Bronzeville

The boy was in the 3900 block of South Prairie about 2:58 p.m. when he was shot in the head, police said.


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Slain Girl, 16, Was Good Student Who ‘Didn’t Deserve This’: Mother

A witness said at the scene he heard as many as 14 shots. Neighbors said Shaquise Buckner’s companion may have been the intended target.


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Richton Park Police Seek Shooting Suspect In Teen’s Death

The victim – identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office as Kyle Fisher of Chicago Heights – was pronounced dead at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields.


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Teen Shot At Kedvale Park

The teen was shot by two males that were riding bicycles about 8:25 p.m. Thursday at Kedvale Park. The shooters rode away on their bikes after the shooting.


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Boy, 17, Shot In Evanston Park

The boy was in Gilbert Park with several friends when a male fired multiple shots from behind some nearby bushes.


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Boy, 16, Shot In Chest In Avalon Park

The teen victim suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious condition.


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Boy, 15, Pulled From Ventilation Shaft After Grate Collapses

Flossmoor firefighters worked to free the teen outside the Flossmoor library, where the accident occurred.


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Bail Denied For Teen, His Brother In Pregnant Girl’s Shooting Death

A pregnant teen fatally shot on Christmas and dumped in Dolton played a role in her own death, authorities said Sunday as the girl’s boyfriend and older brother were ordered held without bond on murder charges.


A police officer talks with a motorist Sunday about an attack in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood. (CBS)

Police Canvass Neighborhood Where Girl Was Attacked

The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.


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Boy, 15, Found Shot To Death On South Side

The boy was found with a gunshot wound to the back about 1:35 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Vernon Street, police said.


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Girl, 14, Recovering After Being Shot In The Leg

The shooting happened 5 p.m. Friday near 79th and South Vernon Avenue on the city’s South Side.


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Boy, 14, Shot Outside School On Southwest Side

The shooting happened outside Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy, and officers searched the front landscaping with flashlights Thursday night.


Police are on the scene of a hit-and-run in West Englewood Monday that left two injured. (CBS)

Driver In Custody, Police Seek Witnesses To West Englewood Hit-And-Run

Chicago Police are seeking public assistance as they investigate a hit-and-run accident in the West Englewood neighborhood earlier this week that left a 65-year-old woman and her grandson with life-threatening injuries.