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Man Shot In Austin

About 9:15 p.m., the 23-year-old was shot in the back int he 5100 block of West Washington Boulevard, police said.


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Eight Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across Chicago

Most recently, a man was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking on the sidewalk in the 4600 block of West Washington Boulevard about 10:35 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to his buttocks.


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Man Dead, 8-Year-Old Boy Injured In Shooting In Austin

Ron Hernandez, 45, was standing on the sidewalk about 5:55 p.m. in the 5200 block of West Washington Boulevard when someone walked up and announced a robbery, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.


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At Least 10 Shot Across Chicago On Tuesday

Most recently, a man in his 20s was shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side. The man was in the 9900 block of South Wentworth Avenue about 9:55 p.m. when he was shot in the hand, police said.


Man Shot And Killed On West Side

Coby Bridgeman, 29, was outside in the 5600 block of West Washington Boulevard when three men approached, and one of them shot him in the head.


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Person Shot By Police After Chase In Austin

One person has been shot by police, following a foot pursuit in the Austin neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Near West Side Burglaries

Burglars Hit Homes Near United Center

Police have issued a warning to Near West Side residents after a string of burglaries in the neighborhood surrounding the United Center.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Sade McGee, 13, was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Chicago's West Side. (Family handout)

13-Year-Old Girl Dies After Hit-And-Run Crash

A 13-year-old girl has died after a hit-and-run crash overnight that left two cars mangled on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

Harpo Studios

Report: Restaurants Floundering Near Harpo Studios

Restaurateurs in the trendy Near West Side neighborhood that is home to Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo studios say they are struggling.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

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Police Seek Driver Who Struck West Side Church, Fled

Police are looking for the driver who crashed an SUV into a West Side Garfield Park neighborhood church Monday morning before running away.



Woman’s Neck Slashed By Girl, 14, On West Side

A 20-year-old woman is shaken, but recovering, after a robbery that left her with a scar on her neck.

CBS Chicago–12/22/2011


2 Hurt In Fall From West Side Porch

Two people were injured Saturday night on the porch of a residence in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.


First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Historic Church To Reopen After Being Damaged In Blizzard

The congregation from one of Chicago’s oldest churches will be back in its sanctuary this weekend, seven months after infamous the Blizzard of 2011 caused more than $3 million in damage to the church.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

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Armed Robbers Hitting Pedestrians On West Side Thoroughfares

Police are warning neighbors of two armed robbers who have been hitting major streets on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

Oak Park Robberies

Rash Of Robberies Strikes Oak Park

Police in Oak Park are trying to stop a rash of robberies that has hit the suburb over the past month.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011

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Man Shot, Wounded By Police In Garfield Park

A man was hospitalized in critical condition Thursday morning after being shot by police during a traffic stop.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2011

Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O’Donnell To Begin Talk Show At Harpo Studios

Oprah Winfrey will soon be skipping town, but Rosie O’Donnell will soon take her place in the West Loop.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011


5 Hurt In West Side Crash

Five people were injured this morning in a traffic accident on the West Side.


First Baptist Congregational Church roof collapse. (Photo by Wanda Washington)

Repairs Underway At Historic Church After Blizzard

The Bible has Jesus telling Peter, “On this rock, I will build my church,” but on the Near West Side Tuesday, crews will be trying to take the rocks out of a church.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

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2 Shot Outside Illegal Party On West Side

Two men were shot outside an illegal party early Friday at a West Side building, police said.