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Eriana Smith, Carlvon Clark, Shamarion Clark, and Carliysia Clark (left to right) were killed in a fire at their Roseland apartment early Monday. (Family photos)

4 Kids Dead, 2 Adults Injured In Roseland Fire

Four children were killed and two adults were seriously injured in an apartment fire early Monday in the Roseland neighborhood.


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Teen Charged In Fatal Woodlawn Shooting

The boy, whose name was not released, was charged with one count of first-degree murder for allegedly shooting and killing a 14-year-old boy in the 6100 block of South Vernon Avenue on Feb. 12.


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Police: 14-Year-Old Boy Slain In Drive-By

About 8:20 p.m., the 14-year-old boy was walking with two other people in the 6100 block of South Vernon Avenue when a white van drove up and someone inside fired shots.


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Eight Wounded In Citywide Gun Violence

The most recent shooting occurred in South Chicago, when two people were wounded by gunfire in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue about 6:35 a.m.


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Two Teens Shot In Chatham

They were standing on the sidewalk in the 8100 block of South Vernon Avenue at 9:08 p.m. when a male shooter walked up and started firing.


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Gunman Turned Away From Party Opens Fire, 3 Women Hurt

CHICAGO (STMW) — Three women were wounded in a shooting Saturday night when a man turned away from a Far South Side party came back with a gun and opened fire. They were standing outside […]


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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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Police Warn Of Rash Of South Side Armed Robberies

Police are looking for several men accused of accosting South side residents and robbing them at gunpoint of everything from money to car keys to cars in the Park Manor and Grand Crossing neighborhoods.


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Police: Missing Elderly Woman Last Seen Thursday

Police are searching for a missing elderly woman last seen Thursday with a relative on the Far South Side.



Man Fatally Shot In Chatham Neighborhood

Police are searching for suspects after a man was found shot to death early Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, police said.


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Man Dies After Glass Door Shatters As He Runs Through It

A man made back to his Woodlawn neighborhood home with police on his tail, but died of injuries he suffered when a glass door shattered as he ran right through it.

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Shots Fired At Officer At Crime Scene

A person was shot and seriously wounded in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. About the same time and location, shots were fired at a Chicago Police officer, who was not hit.