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Evanston Police Chief Detains Suspects, Helps Recover Firearm

Evanston Chief of Police Richard Eddington was in the area of Greenbay Road and Simpson Street when two women reported a vehicle was following them, police said.


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Lockdown Lifted At Illinois State University

Illinois State University was placed on lockdown for about an hour after reports of a man with a weapon.


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Father Charged With Accidentally Shooting His Son

The father of a 17-year-old boy who was accidentally shot as the two struggled for control of a handgun at their Rogers Park home has been charged in connection with the incident.


A 5-year-old girl was injured by a bullet in a home early Saturday in the Marquette Park neighborhood. (CBS)

Girl Jumps On Mattress, Causing Gun To Fire And Hit Her

The 5-year-old child was jumping on a bed when a weapon discharged, apparently from underneath the mattress, police said.


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Cops: Teen Who Tried To Disarm Cop Had Another Officer’s Gun

A man has been charged with trying to disarm a police officer on the South Side on Thursday afternoon, then found to be in possession of another officer’s weapon which was taken in a burglary.