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BNSF Trains Halted After Woman Jumps From Building Near Tracks

A woman who jumped to her death from an 11th-floor balcony near a Metra station Thursday night on the Near West Side halted trains for about 30 minutes, authorities said.

03/28/2013

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Woman, 84, Dies After Being Hit By Vehicle In West Ridge

A minivan struck and killed an 84-year-old woman as she crossed the street Monday evening near her home in the West Ridge neighborhood on the Far North Side.

08/21/2012

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Woman Fails To Impress McDonald’s Workers With Her Government Cred

A woman tried to throw some clout at bewildered McDonald’s employees, when she attempted to order some food at the drive through window–without actually driving.

08/01/2012

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Disabled Illinois Woman Abandoned In Tennessee; Mom Won’t Be Charged

A developmentally disabled Algonquin woman abandoned by her mother in a bar in Tennessee has been made a ward of that state, after prosecutors determined her mother didn’t break any laws when she left her there.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

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Woman Injured After Falling On Third Rail At Howard ‘L’ Terminal

A woman fell and touched the electrified third rail at the Howard CTA Red Line terminal Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

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Schaumburg Police Investigate Reported Attack In Parking Garage

A Schaumburg woman told police she was attacked earlier today in the parking garage of her apartment complex.

06/18/2012

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CPS Employee Says Supervisor Sexually Harassed Her Repeatedly

A woman who works for the Chicago School Board is suing her employer and her supervisor claiming she was regularly sexually harassed at work for more than a year.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2012

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Woman, 2 Children Hospitalized After Pilsen Fire

CHICAGO (CBS) — A 4-month-old child is among those recovering after flames swept through a home in the Pilsen neighborhood. The fire broke out around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday in the basement of the three-story building […]

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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Police: Man Beat Woman With Hammer, Raped Little Girl, Stabbed Dog

A Carpentersville man is being held on $3 million bond on multiple heinous crimes – including beating a woman with a hammer, raping an 8-year-old girl, and stabbing a dog.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

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Woman Found Stabbed To Death At River North Hotel

A Wisconsin woman was found stabbed to death in a swanky River North hotel early Tuesday, and police continue their investigation.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

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Woman Stabbed While Riding Red Line On South Side

Police are investigating after a woman was stabbed in the shoulder and wounded while riding a CTA Red Line train on the city’s South Side.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

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Woman Robs Lincoln Park Drugstore With Fake Hand Grenade

Police say a woman used a fake hand grenade to hold up a pharmacy on Clark Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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DuPage County Woman Dead From West Nile Virus

Officials have confirmed that a woman from west suburban DuPage County has died of the West Nile virus.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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Fugitive Deported To Mexico After Killing Woman, Fleeing To U.S.

Federal authorities have deported a man charged with killing a woman who refused to dance with him at a party in Mexico.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

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Officials: Woman Was Hiding All Through Frantic Search On Lake

A woman may be in serious trouble with the law, after emergency responders from multiple agencies searched the lake off the shore of Evanston for her while she was hiding all the time.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2011

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Woman Stabbed, Wounded In Edgewater

A woman was stabbed overnight in the Edgewater neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

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Woman Found Dead In Vacant Lot Was Strangled

A woman whose body was found in a vacant lot near Washington Park over the weekend was strangled, an autopsy determined on Monday.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2011

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Suspect In Death Of Hanover Park Woman Shot By Police

A man is being held in the death of a woman in her home in Hanover Park, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2011

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83-Year-Old Woman Charged With Attacking Cop

After an 83-year-old woman was arrested and charged with battery of a police officer and resisting arrest, a judge was called in for a bond hearing so she wouldn’t have to spend the night in jail.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

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Suspect Held In Woman’s Shooting In Oakbrook Terrace

Oakbrook Terrace police say they have a person of interest in custody regarding a domestic shooting that took place Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

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