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Child Hurt In West Englewood Fire

A child was injured during a fire Wednesday night in the West Englewood neighborhood.


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3 Killed, 9 Wounded In Shootings Since Monday Afternoon

Three men were killed and nine others wounded in gun violence across the city since Monday afternoon, including two men who were found shot to death in West Pullman early Tuesday.


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Two Wounded Minutes Apart In South Side Shootings

A man and woman were injured minutes apart in two separate shootings on the South Side late Monday.


Emergency crews respond to a high-speed crash that sent a car into a tree late Saturday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. / photo from Fire Media Affairs.

Man Critically Hurt When Car Hits Tree In West Englewood

A man was critically hurt in a high-speed crash in the West Englewood neighborhood late Saturday.


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Mom Gets 5 Years In Prison For Leaving Toddlers Alone Before Fire

Tatiana Meakens pleaded guilty to two counts of child endangerment and Judge Diane Cannon sentenced her to five years in prison.


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6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.


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2 Teens Among 6 Hurt In Shootings, Stabbing Tuesday Night

One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.



Man Shot And Killed In West Englewood

The shooting occurred about 8:50 p.m. in the 1800 block of West Garfield Boulevard.


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1 Dead, 17 Wounded In Shootings Since Friday

The most recent shooting occurred early Monday in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side.


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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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2 Teens Shot In West Englewood

Two teen boys, ages 14 and 15, were wounded in a West Englewood shooting Saturday night.



Decomposed Body Of Shooting Victim Found In West Englewood

Seventeen-year-old Darryl Green, of the 6400 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was discovered about 11 a.m. Thursday in the 6500 block of South Damen Avenue.


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Firefighter Hurt When Chimney Collapses During Fire

A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.


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Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed

This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.


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Man Shot And Killed In West Englewood

The man was standing on a porch about 9:40 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Marshfield Avenue when two males approached on foot and opened fire.


Leslie Freeman, 26, and her 2-year-old son Demonte were wounded when three gunmen opened fire near a West Englewood Park on June 30, 2013. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Mom, Toddler Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

Police said the gunmen fired at least five shots, without any regard for the children and families in and around the park.

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Man Critically Wounded In West Englewood Shooting

A 24-year-old man was inside his vehicle when a dark minivan drove up and two gunmen exited and fired multiple shots.


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Man Charged In Hit-And-Run That Injured Teen, Grandmother

Devonte Scott, 21, was behind the wheel of a teal-colored Pontiac Montana minivan when he mowed down the woman and her 14-year-old grandson while they crossed the street in the 6400 block of South Paulina Avenue, police said.


Police are on the scene of a hit-and-run in West Englewood Monday that left two injured. (CBS)

Driver In Custody, Police Seek Witnesses To West Englewood Hit-And-Run

Chicago Police are seeking public assistance as they investigate a hit-and-run accident in the West Englewood neighborhood earlier this week that left a 65-year-old woman and her grandson with life-threatening injuries.


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Baby Abandoned At Fire Station

The 3-week-old boy was left at Engine 101 at 2236 W. 69th St., and he was transported in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.