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Boy, 4, Critically Injured After Fall From Window

A four-year-old boy fell six floors to the ground from a building in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood Wednesday night.

06/24/2015

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3 Killed, 16 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

Thursday night, one man was killed and another was wounded in a Chatham neighborhood shooting, police said. The two men were inside a basement apartment about 9:55 p.m. in the 7900 block of South State when someone knocked on the door, and fired several shots when the door was opened.

06/19/2015

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2 Killed, 6 Wounded In Shootings Since Wednesday Afternoon

A 15-year-old was shot and killed in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Kimon Wheeler got into a fight with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the back about 10 p.m. in the 4100 block of West Cullerton Street.

06/18/2015

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Eight Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The most recent shooting happened Thursday night, after a teen who took himself to a hospital told investigators he was shot in the South Side Chatham neighborhood.

06/12/2015

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1 Dead, 13 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The fatal shooting happened Thursday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood. Ramon Gartman, 33, was discovered unresponsive in the 8400 block of South Commercial at 11:48 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his face, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

05/22/2015

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Chicago Cop Sues Sergeant Who Accused Him Of Sexual Assault

Officer Juan Belmontes filed the lawsuit Monday. In April 2013, Belmontes was charged with sexually assaulting a Chicago Police sergeant while at an apartment in Woodlawn. Three weeks after the charges were filed and Belmontes posted a $2,500 bond, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office declined to further prosecute him.

05/06/2015

A new $6 million eight-court squash facility in Woodlawn, which will allow MetroSquash to double the size of its afterschool and summer programs for students. (Credit: CBS)

New $6M MetroSquash Facility Opens In Woodlawn

An exciting new program has sprouted up in the Woodlawn neighborhood, as city officials prepared to unveil a new eight-court squash facility.

04/24/2015

A man wearing a Green Bay Packers cap tried to rob a bank on the South Side on Saturday. (Credit: FBI)

Man In Packers Hat Attempts Bank Robbery

About 2:20 p.m., the man entered a Chase bank at 6650 S. Stony Island and attempted a non-takeover robbery, the FBI said.

04/20/2015

Two Chicago Police officers were taken to the hospital early Monday after their vehicle crashed into a pole in the Woodlawn neighborhood. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Two Chicago Police Officers Injured In Woodlawn Crash

About 2:25 a.m., Grand Crossing District officers in pursuit of a vehicle crashed their squad car into the pole in the 6500 block of South Ellis Avenue, police said.

04/06/2015

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Man, Woman Dead In Woodlawn Murder-Suicide

Linda Soto, 25, was discovered lying unresponsive on the floor with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Steven Griffin, 17, was discovered unresponsive lying nearby with a gunshot wound to his mouth, authorities said.

03/09/2015

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Man Charged With Shooting 16-Year-Old Boy In Woodlawn

A South Side man has been charged with shooting and seriously wounding a 16-year-old boy last month in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

03/08/2015

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16-Year-Old Boy Shot In The Back In Woodlawn

A 16-year-old boy was shot Monday afternoon in the South Side Woodlawn neighborhood.

02/16/2015

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Nine Shot In Chicago On New Year’s Day

Most recently, two males were shot in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side Thursday night.

01/02/2015

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Year After Year, These Chicago Neighborhoods Continue To See The Most Homicides

Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.

11/26/2014

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3 Killed, 8 Wounded In Citywide Violence Thursday

The most recent fatal shooting happened after an armed robbery attempt just before midnight in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

10/24/2014

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12 Wounded In City Shootings On Tuesday

Most recently, two men were wounded in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 22 and 24, were standing outside in the 1800 block of South Hamlin about 9:15 p.m., when someone shot them both.

10/08/2014

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Man Shot In Woodlawn

The man, 30, was sitting in a vehicle about 5:50 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Ingleside when a male approached and fired shots at him, police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines said.

10/07/2014

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Police: Man Stabbed To Death In Woodlawn

Two people are being questioned after a man was stabbed to death Saturday afternoon during a domestic incident in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

09/27/2014

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Residents Create ‘Peace Mural’ On Englewood-Woodlawn Border

Some local organizations that work to promote peace are creating a peace mural on Chicago’s south side, and they’re inviting volunteers to come out tomorrow and help to fight violence through art.

09/19/2014

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1 Dead, 14 Wounded In Monday Shootings

A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.

08/26/2014

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