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Kidnapping Victim Found Slain In West Englewood

Sources said the man’s friend was found shot to death in a stairwell less than two miles away last week, and authorities believe the deaths are related.

11/13/2013

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Two Shot In Back Of The Yards

The two were standing on a corner in the 4800 block of South Winchester Avenue about 10:25 p.m. when the gunman walked up and opened fire.

09/03/2013

Tythia Thigpen is accused of beating a Chicago police officer with a baseball bat, as the officer was trying to stop a brawl in West Englewood on Aug. 24, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Beating Cop With Baseball Bat

Tythia Thigpen was charged with attacking the officer as he exited his police cruiser to break up a street fight in the West Englewood neighborhood on Saturday.

08/28/2013

Antonio Lewis, 18, is accused of killing 31-year-old Chavonne Brown and her 5-year-old son, Sterling Sims. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Woman, 5-Year-Old Boy In June

An 18-year-old man has been charged with two counts of murder, accused of killing a woman and her 5-year-old son in their Back of the Yards home in June.

08/02/2013

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6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

The shootings came as July drew to a close and police officials announced the number of shootings decreased when compared to the same months in 2012 and 2011.

08/01/2013

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2 Teens Among 6 Hurt In Shootings, Stabbing Tuesday Night

One teen, a 16-year-old boy, was in the 1700 block of West 71st Street in the West Englewood about 7:55 p.m. when a group of males approached him and demanded the bicycle he was riding.

07/31/2013

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Firefighter Hurt When Chimney Collapses During Fire

A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.

07/10/2013

Chavonne Brown and Sterling Sims were found shot to death in a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. (Photos taken from Facebook)

Mom, 5-Year-Old Boy Slain In Back Of The Yards

A mother and her 5-year-old son were found shot to death early Friday at a home in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.

06/28/2013

Shootings

1 Dead, 12 Wounded In Overnight Shootings

One teenage boy was killed and 12 others were injured in Chicago just between 9 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

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Boy Shot Multiple Times In Englewood

A boy was shot multiple times – including in the mouth – Tuesday evening in the Englewood neighborhood.

03/13/2012

Jontiaz Brooks, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the August 2011 death of Darius Jones. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Second Man Charged In South Side Murder

A second man has been charged for the August 2011 shooting death of a man in the Gresham neighborhood.

01/29/2012

Tommy Wilson Johnson, 19, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Darius Jones on Aug. 14, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Bond Set At $2M For Wisconsin Man Charged In August Murder

A Racine, Wisc., man was ordered held on $2 million bail on Wednesday, charged with killing a 20-year-old man in the Gresham neighborhood last August.

01/04/2012

Fatal Shooting

Two Shot, One Fatally, In West Englewood

Two people were shot – one fatally – in the West Englewood neighborhood early Sunday, police said.

11/27/2011

Carbon Monoxide Leak

Dog Credited With Saving Family From Carbon Monoxide Leak

A West Englewood neighborhood family is crediting their dog with saving them from a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Ledell Peoples, 55, is accused of stabbing Maria Adams, 49, on Halloween over a missing bag of Halloween Candy. Adams died nearly a week later. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Dies After Gruesome Halloween Stabbing

A man was so enraged over a missing bag of candy he plunged a knife into a woman multiples times on Halloween. He was arrested and charges are expeced to be upgraded for him after her death Saturday night.

11/06/2011

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McKinley Park Girl Reported Missing

A 15-year-old girl from the McKinley Park neighborhood has been reported missing and Chicago police were asking for help locating her.

03/05/2011

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Burglary Suspect Drives Off With Cop In Car

Police say a Wicker Park burglary suspect was so determined to escape that he took off with a police officer it the back of his getaway car.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011