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Ed Cooper.

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.


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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.


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.


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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.


(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

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.


Silhouette Of Firefighter. File Photo. (Nate Azark/WBBM)

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.


(Credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

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.


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.


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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.


Cicero Avenue Shots Fired

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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Girl Shot In Stomach On West Side

A girl suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen in a shooting Friday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, fire officials said.


Donta Gooden, 19, was found stabbed to death in the 4800 block of West Jackson Boulevard on Aug. 14, 2012. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Transgender Woman Found Stabbed To Death On West Side

For the second time in four months, a transgender woman has been killed on the West Side.


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Copper Thieves Strike HIV/AIDS Service Center; Patients High And Dry

Services have been all but shut down at an HIV/AIDS service center on the city’s West Side for the past two weeks, after vandals stole copper from the building and left it without electricity or air conditioning.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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Man Shot In The Head On West Side

A man was shot in the head Wednesday night in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.


64th And Hoyne Shooting

2 Killed, 8 Injured In Overnight Gun Violence

Two people were killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence that struck several neighborhoods on the city’s South and West sides overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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Woman In Coma After Hit-And-Run On West Side

A 52-year-old woman was trying to cross a West Side street when she was hit by a car that didn’t stop. Now she’s fighting for her life, hospitalized in critical condition.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

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1 Dead, 2 Wounded In West Garfield Park Shooting

One man was killed and two others critically injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in the West Side West Garfield Park neighborhood.


Morgan Street Shooting

At Least 6 Injured By Gunfire Across Chicago Overnight

Gunfire rang out on every side of Chicago overnight, leaving at least six people injured.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Lee Swan

Man Charged With Impersonating Alderman In Scheme To Raise Money

A West Garfield Park neighborhood man apparently believed he looked enough like an alderman – or that enough people had no clue what the alderman in question looked like – to go around impersonating the city lawmaker.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Paige Clay

Community Rallies After Transgender Woman’s Murder

Community groups are rallying for answers after a transgender woman was found shot and killed on the city’s West Side earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012