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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

Keith Carnes (Illinois Sex Offender Registry)

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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Man Struck With Two-By-Four, Robbed In West Town

A man was seriously injured when he was struck with a two-by-four and robbed Sunday afternoon in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.

08/26/2013

A woman waiting at this bus stop in West Town was dragged into a nearby gangway and raped around 5 a.m. Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Police Warn About Rape Near Bus Stop In West Town

Police were warning women in a trendy North Side neighborhood to take extra precautions, after a woman was brutally attacked while waiting for a bus.

07/09/2013

Surveillance photo shows the so-called Mummy Bandit robbing the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. on Feb. 22, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

‘Mummy Bandit’ Robs Fourth Bank

A man dubbed the “Mummy Bandit” by the FBI, because his head and face are covered, robbed a West Town bank Tuesday, marking at least four such crime committed while carrying various items such as stuffed toys and a bucket.

03/06/2013

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Person Injured After Car Flips Over In West Town

The crash occurred about 3:30 a.m. in the 400 block of North Union Avenue.

02/25/2013

A 14 year-old was killed overnight in Humboldt Park. (Credit: CBS)

Teens Among 8 Shot, 3 Fatally, Since Friday

Three people have been killed and five others wounded in Chicago gun violence since Friday afternoon, authorities said. Many of the shooting victims, including two of the people killed, are teenagers.

01/12/2013

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Man Dies After West Town Shooting

A man died Saturday after being shot in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.

01/05/2013

File Photo Of Police Tape (AP)

1 Dead, 10 Wounded In Shootings In Early Hours Of New Year

A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.

01/01/2013

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25-Year-Old Killed While Playing With Gun In West Town

A 25-year-old man died after he accidentally shot himself in the face in his West Town home late Friday.

10/27/2012

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7 Dead, 24 Others Wounded In Weekend Violence

It has been a terrifying and deadly weekend in Chicago, with at least seven people dead and at least 24 more wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2012

Robert SimmonsRobert Simmons, 50, of Chicago was charged with felony vehicular invasion. (Chicago Police Department)

Mom Victim, Witnesses Catch Smash-And-Grab Purse Thief

Witnesses in the West Town neighborhood helped detain a parolee who smashed the window of a parked car to steal a woman’s purse Thursday afternoon, while she and her young daughter sat in the vehicle.

03/30/2012

Police released this surveillance image of the gunman who shot and killed a Subway restaurant worker during a robbery on Feb. 9, 2012, in the 1100 block of North Western Avenue. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Release Surveillance Photo Of Gunman In Subway Shooting

Police have released a surveillance photo showing the gunman who shot and killed an employee at a West Town Subway restaurant.

02/12/2012

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Man Charged With DUI In Crash That Injured Four

A man from the Far South Side has been charged with DUI and other traffic offenses following a crash in the West Town neighborhood that sent four people — two of them in serious to critical condition — to hospitals early Saturday.

12/03/2011

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No Injuries In West Town Roof Collapse

No one was injured Sunday when the roof of a warehouse partially collapsed in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.

11/27/2011

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Four Seriously Wounded In Two West Town Shootings

Four people were seriously wounded in two shootings in the West Town area on the Near Northwest Side early Saturday.

11/05/2011

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Rockabilly Band Frontman Remembered After Fatal Motorcycle Accident

The frontman for a local rockabilly band is being remembered, after he died from injuries in a motorcycle accident in the West Town neighborhood last week.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

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Man Critically Injured In West Town Motorcycle Accident

A man was left in critical condition early Thursday when he fell off his motorcycle in the West Town neighborhood.

09/29/2011

Division Subway Fall

Person Falls Onto Tracks At Division Street Blue Line Stop

A part of the busy Blue Line subway was briefly shut down Wednesday morning, after a person was found on the tracks.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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