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A 21-year-old woman was killed in a shooting in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on Monday evening. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Slain, 7 Others Shot In Chicago Monday Night

A 19-year-old woman was shot and killed Monday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, and at least seven other people were wounded in various other shootings across the city.

07/08/2014

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At Least 14 Shot Across Chicago Since Thursday Afternoon

The most recent fatal shooting was around 2:30 a.m., when two men were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood. Corey Hudson, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.

07/04/2014

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Police: 1 Killed, 1 Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

Two men, ages 34 and 35, were standing outside in the 2000 block of West 63rd Street about 2:37 a.m. when a black vehicle pulled up and someone inside opened fire, police said. The vehicle then drove off in an unknown direction.

07/04/2014

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Police: Man Shot And Killed In West Englewood

Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 1:45 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Winchester Avenue found the 19-year-old in the street with gunshot wounds to the head and back.

07/02/2014

Kusanya in swahili roughly means "to gather." (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Englewood Cafe Succeeds Where The ‘Chicago Political Machine’ Fails

Looking at Kusanya Cafe, which serves great coffee and food and acts as an anchor for the Englewood community, the path to improving Chicago’s impoverished and violence-plagued neighborhoods becomes clear.

06/05/2014

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8 Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago On Wednesday

The most recent shooting happened about 11:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Escanaba Avenue, where a 21-year-old man was driving when someone opened fire, striking the man in the face and back, police said.

05/29/2014

Two homes were damaged by an extra-alarm fire in West Englewood, and a firefighter was hurt putting out the blaze. (Credit: CBS)

Firefighter Hurt While Putting Out West Englewood Fire

The fire started around 9:30 a.m. at a house at 6629 S. Bishop St., and ended up spreading to a house next door. No one was home at either house at the time, but both homes were significantly damaged by the blaze.

04/28/2014

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Chicago Rapper “Blood Money” Slain In West Englewood

Mario Hess – who also went by the stage names Blood Money and Big Glo – was shot in the chest outside his family’s home in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street around 9:30 p.m.

04/10/2014

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Businessman Shot Over The Weekend Had Been Collecting Rent

Herbert L. Goode was shot multiple times on Saturday afternoon in the 2300 block of West 57th Street outside an industrial building he owned in West Englewood. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

03/03/2014

Nine-year-old Heavenly Davis (left) and 11-year-old Demeco Osborne (right) were reported missing on Sunday. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Kids Missing From West Englewood Found Safe

Police have found two children who went missing from the West Englewood neighborhood on Sunday afternoon.

02/10/2014

George Patterson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

DNA Evidence Links Man To 2009 Homicide

George Patterson, 51, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street, faces one count of murder in connection to the Aug. 9, 2009 incident.

01/09/2014

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1 Dead, 7 Wounded In Shootings On Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred Wednesday evening when two teens were wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

12/26/2013

Arthur Carpenter (Credit: Chicago Police)

Father Charged With Killing Infant Son

A West Englewood man was ordered held on $500,000 bond Friday for allegedly killing his 28-day-old son on Halloween.

12/06/2013

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Kidnapping Victim Found Slain In West Englewood

Sources said the man’s friend was found shot to death in a stairwell less than two miles away last week, and authorities believe the deaths are related.

11/13/2013

An 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted while walking home near 63rd and Marshfield on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Raped Near CTA Stop In West Englewood

Police said the attack happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday, near the Green Line station at 63rd Street and Ashland Avenue.

11/12/2013

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3 Dead, 4 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

The youngest person wounded was a boy thought to be 5 or 6, who was shot in the shoulder about 5:40 p.m. near 56th and Mozart streets.

11/07/2013

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2 Dead, 2 Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

The four men were sitting in a vehicle in the 1400 block of West 73rd Place when two gunmen opened fire on them about 6:20 p.m.

11/06/2013

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Man Found Dead With Head Trauma In West Englewood

The man, thought to be about 18-20 years old, was found dead in a back stairwell in the 6500 block of South Bishop Street.

11/04/2013

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Infant Dies From Child Abuse In West Englewood

A Friday autopsy determined Demari Brown died from multiple blunt force injuries and child abuse, and the death was ruled a homicide,

09/27/2013

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Chicago Not Actually ‘Murder Capital’ Of, Well, Anything

Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago

09/26/2013

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