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1 Killed, 3 Wounded In East Garfield Park Shooting

The shooting happened at Horan Park in the 3000 block of West Van Buren at 10:36 a.m., according to police.

08/26/2015

A gas can is seen near the spot where a man was on fire Monday night in downtown Chicago. (CBS)

Man In Critical Condition After Setting Himself On Fire Downtown

Authorities responded to the corner of Franklin and Van Buren at 9:15 p.m. and found a person on fire, Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Frank Velez said.

08/10/2015

Police investigate a shooting scene off the Eisenhower Expressway Wednesday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Shot Near Eisenhower Expressway

About 10:10 p.m., the man was standing in the 2400 block of West Van Buren when someone got out of a gray car and fired shots, striking the man in his abdomen and leg, police said. The shooter then got back in the car and drove off onto I-290.

07/23/2015

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Man Shot And Killed In Gary

Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 3600 block of Van Buren Street in Gary at 8:44 p.m. and found a man who’d been shot at least once in his upper body, according to a statement from Gary police. Therical Gassion, 45, was taken to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary, where he was pronounced dead.

05/13/2015

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Police: Man Struck By Car, Stabbed, Robbed On Near West Side

The 39-year-old was crossing the street in the 1800 block of West Van Buren Street about 9:50 a.m. when he was struck by a black vehicle, causing him to drop his cell phone, police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. A male got out of the vehicle and took the cell phone, then stabbed the victim in the elbow.

04/23/2015

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Police: 1 Dead, 3 Wounded In West Garfield Park Shooting

The four men were inside a vehicle about 3 a.m. when they were shot in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street, police said.

10/04/2014

Part of a three-story apartment building collapsed during a fire late Wednesday night in West Garfield Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

West Garfield Park Building Partially Collapses In Fire

Firefighters were waiting for building inspectors to allow them to begin searching the rubble for victims in what’s left of the apartment building near Van Buren Street and Kostner Avenue.

10/02/2014

Police issued this photo of a suspect who attempted to sexually assault a woman early Tuesday on the Near West Side. (Photo from Chicago Police)

Woman Attacked After Exiting Blue Line Station

A man, thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, attempted to sexually assault a woman in the 900 block of West Van Buren Street at 12:18 a.m. after following her as she rode the Blue Line from the Lake station.

05/21/2014

A man driving this Dodge van struck a pedestrian in West Garfield Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Struck, Killed By Van In West Garfield Park

A 38-year-old man driving a van on a suspended license struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

04/09/2014

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Man Shot Along West Garfield Park Safe Passage Route

The 44-year-old was shot in both legs and suffered a graze wound to his abdomen about 2:50 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street.

11/22/2013

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Woman Shot During Home Invasion In South Austin

The 47-year-old woman told police she confronted a man who was wearing a mask and a hoodie, after he broke into her home in the 5000 block of West Van Buren Street around 6:15 p.m.

10/31/2013

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2 Seriously Injured In West Side Shooting

A 24-year old man was shot in the upper back, while the other man, 27, was shot multiple times in the torso.

07/17/2013

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Police: Man Killed In Loop Crash

The man was driving in the 0-100 block of West Van Buren Street about 3:35 a.m. when he struck a support beam.

03/26/2013

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Man Shot While Walking Through West Side Alley

A man was shot as another man tried to rob him in a West Side alley Saturday morning.

01/26/2013

Police Arrest 27 In West Side Drug Bust

Two dozen reputed gang members appear in court for bond hearings Friday — one day after their arrest in connection with a West Side drug market.

12/07/2012

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Vehicle Fatally Strikes Pedestrian On West Side

A 33-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in the Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.

08/26/2012

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$250K Bond For Man Charged In West Loop Gas Station Robbery

Bond was set at $250,000 for a man who was subdued by an off-duty Chicago Police officer after attempting to rob a gas station with a BB gun Friday night in the West Loop.

06/24/2012

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Final Leg Of Wacker Drive Reconstruction Begins

The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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UIC Student Robbed, Knocked Unconscious Near Campus

Police on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus have issued an alert, after a student was robbed and knocked unconscious earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

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ChiArts High School To Take Over Old Malcolm X College Building

Two schools in Chicago will have new homes, thanks to a $251 million renovation and a little shuffling.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

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