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Man Robbed, Tried To Sexually Assault Woman In West Town Alley

A man stole a woman’s iPhone and tried to sexually assault her in an alley Tuesday night in the West Town neighborhood.

05/06/2015

An SUV hit a pole and a parked truck before coming to a stop in the 600 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Critically Injured In West Town Crash

The man, 37, was driving the SUV northbound in the 600 block of North Milwaukee Avenue about 3:10 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.

04/09/2015

An early morning fire broke out at a West Town commercial building on Monday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Firefighters Injured Battling West Town Blaze

One firefighter was hurt from a fall and was taken to Rush University Medical Center, Lyle said. The second firefighter’s specific injuries or hospital information were not known.

03/23/2015

Police investigate after a man was found dead with multiple gunshot and stab wounds in a Near West Side apartment Monday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Man Slain In West Town, 1-Year-Old Girl Found Safe

A 60-year-old man was shot and stabbed to death Monday night in the West Town neighborhood, and the 1-year-old girl he was babysitting was found safe at a relative’s home.

02/10/2015

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Man Gets 32 Years For “Brutal” Rape At West Town Bus Stop

Michael Campbell, now 29, pleaded guilty to one count each of aggravated criminal sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping, and was sentenced by Cook County Judge Charles Burns, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

01/29/2015

Emergency crews respond to a car on its roof in West Town overnight. (CBS)

Four Hurt After Car Flips Off Bridge In West Town

Four people were hurt early Saturday after a car went off a bridge landing on railroad tracks in the West Town neighborhood.

09/13/2014

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6 Killed, 19 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

Most recently, a restaurant security guard shot and killed a man who pulled a knife on him early Sunday in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood.

09/08/2014

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Man Charged With DUI For Fatally Striking Pedestrian In West Town

Sean Riley, 33, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI resulting in accident or death, two misdemeanor counts of DUI, and two traffic citations.

08/26/2014

Surveillance footage of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a girl early Saturday on the West Side. (Chicago Police)

Police: Teen Sexually Assaulted In West Town

Police are warning residents in the West Town neighborhood about a criminal sexual assault that occurred Saturday morning.

08/09/2014

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Eight Wounded In Shootings Wednesday Evening

Two men were hurt—one critically—in a drive-by shooting in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The men, 23 and 35, were in the 1500 block of West Farwell Avenue about 9:55 p.m. when someone in a dark-colored vehicle drove by and fired shots, police said.

07/17/2014

A patio between two buildings in the West Town neighborhood collapsed into a 10-foot-deep void space early Friday. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Patio Collapses In West Town

Around 1 a.m. Friday, a vaulted patio between two buildings in the 1400 block of West Chicago Avenue collapsed into a 10-foot void space. Luckily, no one was on or under the patio when it fell.

07/04/2014

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Woman With Newborn Baby Grabbed By Man In West Town

A woman pushing her newborn baby in a stroller Saturday evening in the West Town neighborhood was grabbed by a man who tried to pull her down an alley, police said.

06/29/2014

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Worker Dies After Fall From West Town Roof

A construction worked died after falling off a roof in the West Town neighborhood Saturday morning.

06/07/2014

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Man Charged With DUI After Fatally Striking Panhandler

Manuel Guerrero-Lopez, 26, of the 8100 block of South Kostner Avenue, faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and misdemeanor counts of disobeying a red signal, DUI and failure to exercise due care to avoid a pedestrian.

06/04/2014

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Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Cuts Final Ties With Chicago, Selling Loft

The former CEO and co-founder of Groupon has put his Chicago loft up for sale, cutting the last vestige to his career here.

05/15/2014

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No Bail For Teen Charged With Killing White Sox Vendor

Orlando Dominguez is charged as an adult with one count of first-degree murder for the April 19 shooting that killed 19-year-old Nicholas Ramirez, authorities said.

05/14/2014

Firefighters on the scene of the fire in the 1900 block of West Ohio Street Sunday night. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Elderly Man Dies In West Town Fire

The fire started around 10:45 p.m. at a 2 ½ story building at 1940 W. Ohio St. Firefighters learned a 92-year-old man was trapped on the second floor, and pulled him out, but he died at the hospital.

04/28/2014

Police investigate the scene of a crash and fatal shooting in the 1600 block of West Hubbard Street early Saturday. / photo from Network Video Productions

Man Found Shot To Death In West Town

A man was found shot to death inside a crashed vehicle in the West Town neighborhood early Saturday.

04/19/2014

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Seven Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago

The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.

04/11/2014

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Prosecutors: Hit-And-Run Victim Was Trying To Stop Drunk Driver

Shane Stokowski thought the man he spotted leaving a West Town bar was too drunk to drive, so he followed him out to the parking lot, and leaned into the driver’s side window in an apparent attempt to stop Timothy McShane from driving away late Saturday afternoon.

03/25/2014

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