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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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Slain Honor Student Wanted To Become Police Officer

Teenager Ed Cooper was gunned down in broad daylight while playing basketball Monday. Police say the teen had no gang ties or criminal background.

07/09/2013

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Three Killed In Separate West Side Shootings

Three people — including a 15-year-old boy — were fatally shot Monday afternoon on the West Side, police said.

07/09/2013

A fire in the 4000 block of West Adams Street damaged three buildings on July 4, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Three Buildings Damaged By West Side Fire

A fire spread to three buildings Thursday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

07/04/2013

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Man Shot To Death In West Garfield Park

A man was shot to death Friday afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.

06/21/2013

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6 Dead, 41 Hurt In Weekend Shootings; Police Shoot 3 Others, 2 Fatally

The number of people killed or wounded over the last few days added up to the single-most violent weekend in Chicago this year. Those killed ranged in age from 16 to 40.

06/17/2013

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Man Dies In West Side House Fire

The fire broke out in the one-and–a-half story home in the 4100 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood about 4 a.m.

05/29/2013

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1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Overnight Violence

One man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.

05/09/2013

David Victory, charged with attempted murder. (Credit; Chicago Police Department)

Paroled Felon Charged With Shooting Two Teenage Girls In West Garfield Park

A convicted felon on parole for a 2009 robbery was charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot two teenage girls in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Tuesday morning.

12/12/2012

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3 Dead, At Least 5 Wounded In Weekend Violence

Three people have been killed and at least another five wounded in gun violence throughout Chicago this weekend.

09/30/2012

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Gunman Opens Fire On Officers On West Side

A gunman opened fire at Chicago Police officers overnight on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012

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