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5 Dead, 42 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Sunday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. A 14-year-old boy was in the 1100 block of North Leclaire at 2:52 p.m. when two males approached him, and one of the males shot the boy.

08/25/2014

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7 Wounded In Citywide Shootings On Wednesday

The latest shooting happened about 11 p.m., when two men were wounded in a drive-by attack in the Gresham neighborhood.

08/14/2014

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Alleged Gangster Disciples Leader Arrested

Authorities have arrested the alleged patriarch of one of Chicago’s most notorious street gangs and dozens of his alleged subordinates on drug charges.

08/07/2014

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Meanest Thief? Suspect Targets Elderly In Wheelchairs

This person just might be the meanest thief ever.

08/04/2014

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Police: Robber Targets Victims In Wheelchairs

The incidents occurred late last month, on the afternoons of July 22 and July 24 on Chicago’s West Side.

08/01/2014

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Two Women Shot, One Fatally, On West Side

The shooting happened at 4:17 p.m. in the 3800 block of West Monroe Street, police said. One woman, 21, was shot in the arm, police said. The other woman, also 21, was shot in the head and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

07/04/2014

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Boy, 16, Dies One Day After West Side Shooting

A 16-year-old boy died Wednesday evening, one day after he was shot in the head in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.

07/02/2014

Firefighters rescued several people via ladders from a burning building in the Austin neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Man Injured Jumping From Burning Building; 4 Others Hurt In Fire

One man didn’t wait for help from firefighters, and jumped from an upper floor. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious to critical condition.

06/30/2014

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Median Rents For Chicago Apartments By Neighborhoods

In another mark of the evolution of the South Loop and West Side, the neighborhoods currently have a higher median rent than Lincoln Park and are approaching the high-end rental prices of the Gold Coast and Streeterville.

06/13/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Austin Drive-By Shooting

Three males were standing in front of a building in the 5700 block of West Augusta Boulevard at 8:56 p.m. when a tan Lincoln MKZ drove by and someone inside fired several shots.

06/13/2014

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One Dead, One Critically Injured In West Side Fire

One person dead – another critically hurt – in a fire on the West Side.

06/08/2014

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Man Killed In West Side Shooting

A man was shot to death Saturday night on the West Side.

06/08/2014

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1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.

06/05/2014

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1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Austin Shooting

Ronald Holliman, 18, and two other men, ages 19 and 26, were in the 4900 block of West West End Avenue about 5 p.m. when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.

06/04/2014

Police respond to a shooting Thursday near a Chicago elementary school on the West Side. (CBS)

Man Shot Near West Side Elementary School

A shooting on the West Side prompted a lockdown at an elementary school in the North Lawndale neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

05/29/2014

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

More Than 120 iPads Stolen From School In Lawndale

Someone smashed out windows at Charles Hughes Elementary School, 4247 W. 15th St., around 1 a.m. Monday, and stole 123 iPads valued at approximately $70,000.

05/27/2014

Authorities investigate after a 29-year-old man was shot to death on the West Side Monday night. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Man Killed In West Side Shooting

Leonard Goldman, 29, was discovered lying in the street in the 2400 block of West Fillmore Street with multiple gunshot wounds to the back by officers responding to a call of shots fired about 10:45 p.m.

05/20/2014

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Man Charged With Strangling Girlfriend In Humboldt Park Home

A man was charged Wednesday with strangling his girlfriend during a domestic incident at her Humboldt Park neighborhood home.

05/14/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In West Side Shooting

Chasteddy Blocker, 20, was shot in the back and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she died minutes later. A man, 34, was shot in the right hip and also taken to Mount Sinai where he was listed in critical condition.

05/07/2014

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Two Shot In North Lawndale

The two were sitting inside a van in the 1500 block of South Trumbull Avenue at 12:50 a.m. when they heard gunfire and suddenly felt pain, police said.

04/30/2014

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