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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

Rhine Hall Distillery makes Austrian style brandy, based on a Solberg family recipe. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

West Town Distillery Wants To Make Brandy The Next Big Drink

“Everyone else is focusing on whiskeys, vodkas, gins; and so we’re really sticking with our roots with what we know how to make best,” said Jenny Solberg, owner of Rhine Hall Distillery.

03/24/2014

Two of the four cars damaged in a four-car crash in the West Town neighborhood. Seven people went to hospitals. (Credit: NVP News Video)

Man Charged In West Town Crash That Injured 7

Reginald Green, 29, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor DUI and one count of failure to reduce speed.

01/17/2014

Two of the four cars damaged in a four-car crash in the West Town neighborhood. Seven people went to hospitals. (Credit: NVP News Video)

7 Hurt In 4-Car Crash In West Town

About 1:30 a.m., a car was heading east in the 1500 block of West Chicago Avenue “at a high rate of speed,” when it rear-ended another car, and caused a domino-effect crash, damaging two more cars.

01/16/2014

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Officer Injured During Traffic Stop In West Town

While conducting the traffic stop, the officer became involved in a physical altercation with a male about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Willard Court.

12/05/2013

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Missing West Town Man Found Stabbed To Death In Gary

Emmanuel Dominguez, 30, of Chicago, who had been reported missing by his family, was discovered Nov. 4 in the trunk of a car that had been abandoned and set on fire before someone left his body there, police said.

11/22/2013

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Man Shot Multiple Times In West Town

A man was shot multiple times while driving in the West Town neighborhood early Saturday.

11/16/2013

The Blommer Chocolate Company factory in the West Town neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

Chocolate Production Resumes At Blommer Factory After Fire

Chocolate production is under way again at the Blommer Chocolate Company on Wednesday morning after a fire broke out at the West Town factory early Tuesday.

11/06/2013

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Sex Offender Caught Giving Out Halloween Candy: Prosecutors

Keith Carnes, 61, was charged with violation of the sex offender registration act.

11/01/2013

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