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A man driving this Dodge van struck a pedestrian in West Garfield Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Struck, Killed By Van In West Garfield Park

A 38-year-old man driving a van on a suspended license struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

04/09/2014

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2 Dead, 25 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Saturday night in the South Side Burnside neighborhood.

04/07/2014

A shooting at a house party in the West Garfield Park neighborhood left one man dead and five other people wounded. | photo from Network Video Productions

1 Dead, 5 Wounded In West Garfield Park Neighborhood Shooting

Chicago Police say they’re looking for two shooters who opened fire at a house party overnight. Police say six people were shot and one of those victims is now dead.

04/05/2014

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Man Charged In West Garfield Park Murder

Anthony Tucker, 41, was charged one count of first-degree murder, one count of felony robbery armed with a discharged firearm and two felony counts of robbery armed with a firearm after a fatal shooting Feb. 9 in the 4500 block of West Monroe Street.

02/18/2014

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Downers Grove Man Found Shot To Death In West Garfield Park

Police responded to a shots fired call in the 4500 block of West Monroe Street early Sunday.

02/10/2014

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2 Killed, 8 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 17-year-old was shot and killed Sunday afternoon on the Near West Side.

02/10/2014

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No One Injured In Fire At West Garfield Park Church

Smoke was reported from the one-story building at the True Way of Life Missionary Baptist Church at 7 a.m. The fire was quickly put out, and no one was injured.

02/04/2014

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Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield Park

Dennis Glover, 27, was walking with his girlfriend on a sidewalk in the 700 block of South Kilbourn Avenue about 8:15 p.m. when two suspects approached and shot him multiple times in the chest and head.

12/27/2013

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Man Shot Along West Garfield Park Safe Passage Route

The 44-year-old was shot in both legs and suffered a graze wound to his abdomen about 2:50 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street.

11/22/2013

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2 Killed, 5 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

Two men were killed and five other people — including a man in a wheelchair — were wounded in shootings across the city from Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday.

11/13/2013

A man was found dead from a gunshot wound to the head in the 4200 block of West Lake Street. (Credit: NVP Video)

Man Shot To Death In West Garfield Park

Just after 11 p.m., the man was found lying on the sidewalk in the 4200 block of West Lake Street with a gunshot wound to his head.

11/13/2013

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Man Shot And Killed In West Garfield Park

Reginald Jackson, 22, was shot in the back about 7:45 p.m. in the 4400 block of West Adams Street.

10/11/2013

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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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Man Hurt After Jumping From Attic Of Burning Home

A West Garfield Park man jumped from the attic of his burning home this afternoon.

09/10/2013

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Two Men Charged In Stabbing Death Of Woman Found In Closet

Two men have been charged in connection with the stabbing murder of a 49 year old West Side woman. Her body was wrapped up and hidden in a closet for days before it was found. CBS2’s Mike Parker reports.

09/04/2013

Body Found Wrapped In Tarp Inside West Garfield Park Home

The death of a person whose body was found wrapped in a tarp inside a home in the West Garfield Park Monday afternoon has been ruled a homicide.

09/03/2013

A 7-year-old boy was shot on the porch of his West Garfield Park home on Aug. 18, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Charged With Shooting 7-Year-Old In West Garfield Park

Tyvion Jackson was shot in the arm around 9 p.m. Sunday, after walking home from a family picnic.

08/20/2013

Chicago police talk to witnesses after a 7-year-old boy was shot while walking his bicycle into his house in West Garfield Park. (Credit: NVP Video)

Teen Questioned In Shooting Of 7-Year-Old Boy

Tyvion Jackson was shot in the arm around 9 p.m. Sunday, as he was on the front porch of his home in the 4200 block of West Fifth Avenue.

08/19/2013

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6 Dead, 28 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened a few minutes before 10 p.m. Sunday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood.

08/19/2013

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State Shuts West Side Daycare Center After Baby’s Death

State officials have shut down a daycare center in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, after a 1-year-old girl died there earlier this week.

08/08/2013

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