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DCFS investigating death of 8-month-old boy in Gresham
State child welfare authorities are investigating the death of an 8-month-old boy Thursday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
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Man cleared in pot case over alleged cop lying now charged in hit-and-run
A man who was cleared of marijuana charges after police were accused of lying about his arrest has now been charged in a hit-and-run crash in Morton Grove that killed a Chicago woman. Authorities said Joseph Sperling, 26, of Glenview, was driving a black Lexus at a high rate of speed on Aug. 26...
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Man shot in Morgan Park
A man was shot late Thursday in the Far South Side Morgan Park neighborhood.
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Labor Day violence: 7 dead, 7 injured in wave of Chicago shootings
As people across the US celebrated Labor Day on Monday, Chicago was rocked by multiple shootings which left at least seven people dead and seven others injured. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Man charged with sex assault of teen in Cook forest preserve
A Southwest Side man with a history of public indecency arrests has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy in the Cermak Woods Forest Preserve in Lyons, according to police and court records. Armando Robles, 46, is charged with assaulting the boy between about 9 and 10:30 p.m....
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Judge sentences 15-year-old Park Ridge car thief to probation
A Park Ridge teen accused of stealing multiple cars across the city — including one with an elderly woman in the back seat — will spend the next three years on probation, authorities said. The boy, now 15, pleaded guilty on Aug. 29 to three counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, said Tandra...
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Food producer relocates to southern Indiana from Illinois
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) - A manufacturer of gluten-free and allergy-friendly cookies and other foods says it has moved its production and distribution operations from suburban Chicago to southern Indiana. Enjoy Life Foods said Thursday it plans to create 200 new jobs in Jeffersonville by the end of 2017. It already ...
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SW Side man charged with sexually assaulting teen in woods
A Southwest Side man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy Sunday night in the Cermak Woods in west suburban Lyons.
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Man gets 5 years for death of foster mother during fight
A man has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his foster mother during a fight at their South Side home in 2014.
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Judge to review case files in Kenilworth murder 50 years ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Fifty years after a 21-year-old woman was killed in her home in a suburb north of Chicago, police are fighting the release of documents in the case, arguing the investigation remains active. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2cJ65Rm ) reports that a Cook County judge ordered Kenilworth officials to ...
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Police: Man found dead in vehicle in Austin
A man was found dead in a vehicle Thursday afternoon in the West Side Austin neighborhood, according to Chicago Police.
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One-year-old critically injured by falling TV on Near West Side
A one-year-old child was critically injured by a falling TV Thursday morning on the Near West Side.
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No criminal charges in case of man who died in police custody
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez will not file criminal charges in the case of Heriberto Godinez, who died in police custody in 2015.
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Chicago cop charged with baton hitting caught on video
Cook County prosecutors have charged a Chicago police officer with aggravated battery more than two years after he was captured on video striking a man with his service baton at a West Side block party. Brett Kahn, 31, an officer since 2012, turned himself in Thursday morning to an investigator...
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Police: Man killed in Uptown shooting
A man was shot to death Tuesday afternoon in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side, according to Chicago Police.
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Bensenville man killed in SW Side motorcycle crash
A northwest suburban motorcyclist was killed in a Southwest Side crash Sunday night.
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Motorcyclist killed in Harvey crash
A 30-year-old motorcyclist from the south suburbs was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon in Harvey.
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16-year-old boy shot in Humboldt Park
A 16-year-old boy was shot Tuesday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
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Man dies 5 weeks after Auburn Gresham stabbing
A 59-year-old man stabbed during a domestic fight earlier this summer in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood died Monday evening.
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Police: Teenager shot to death in Lawndale
A 17-year-old boy was shot to death late Tuesday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.
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Man charged with shooting 80-year-old to death in South Shore
A 67-year-old man has been charged with shooting an 80-year-old man to death Monday morning in the South Shore neighborhood.
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Police: 2 dead, 10 wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago
Two people were killed and at least 10 others were wounded in shootings Tuesday across Chicago, police said.
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Man wounded in Woodlawn shooting
A man was shot early Wednesday in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
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Ogden Park shooting: 'Everybody got up and the two people still down, they were hit'
Paramedics leaned over a young man and pushed on his chest — and pushed on his chest again — while an older man lay motionless on his back, bleeding from his face 40 yards away. Englewood residents had been grilling and playing in Ogden Park on Monday when someone opened fire just before dusk,...
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1 dead, 5 wounded in shootings, robbery citywide
A man was killed and at least five other people were wounded during shootings Tuesday on the North and South sides. A 25-year-old man was fatally shot in the Uptown neighborhood about 2:45 p.m., said Officer Thomas Sweeney, a spokesman for Chicago police. The victim was arguing with an unknown...
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Potential jurors anonymous, still in court with alleged Hobos
A handful of retirees, a bartender, a college student and a longtime puppeteer were among the first 16 potential jurors questioned by a federal judge.
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Man charged with home invasion, robbery in Mount Prospect
A man who allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend's home in northwest suburban Mount Prospect and strangled her was charged Tuesday.
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1 dead, 5 wounded in Chicago shootings Wednesday
One man was killed and five others were wounded in shootings across Chicago Wednesday.
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Woman found dead in South Side fire identified
One of two people found dead in a fire a week and a half ago in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood has been identified.
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Chicago teen apparently raped on Facebook Live relocated
CHICAGO (AP) — The 15-year-old Chicago girl who authorities say was raped while around 40 people viewed it live on Facebook has been relocated with her family.
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16-year-old boy shot in Marquette Park
A teenage boy was shot Friday afternoon in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
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17-year-old shot in head in Oakland
A 17-year-old boy was shot in the head Friday afternoon in the Oakland neighborhood on the South Side.
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Two men shot in West Englewood
Two men were shot Friday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
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Man shot multiple times in West Englewood
A man was shot Friday evening in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
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Girl gang raped on Facebook Live relocated to ‘safe space’
After the video of the attack was published, the 15-year-old’s mother said the girl was receiving threats and the family was being harassed.
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South Chicago man charged with attempted murder of teen
A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in January in the South Shore neighborhood.
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Boy, 16, shot in Marquette Park
A 16-year-old boy was shot Friday afternoon in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
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Man guilty in 2010 triple slaying, faces life in prison
A Chicago man faces up to natural life in prison after a jury convicted him of the slayings of three men whose bodies were found inside an abandoned car on the Southwest Side in 2010, according to prosecutors and court records. Roberto Cerda, 30, faced murder charges in the deaths of Andres Butron,...
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CPD detective sues city for alleged Whistleblower Act violation
A Chicago Police officer is suing the city of Chicago for allegedly violating the Illinois Whistleblower act.
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Underage limo driver gets probation for fatal I-90 crash
The underage limo driver in a crash that left one passenger dead and five others injured last year on I-90 won't serve any jail time.
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3 charged with armed robbery in Glenview
Three people have been charged in connection with an armed robbery on Tuesday in north suburban Glenview.
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Man gets 45 years for killing elderly grandmother for her money
A former northwest suburban man who murdered his grandmother to get his inheritance was sentenced to 45 years in prison on Thursday.
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Hundreds rally, march downtown to decry American Health Care Act
The crowd cheered as they learned that a vote on the American Health Care Act would not be held Thursday, as was originally planned.
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Man, 24, shot in Austin
A man was shot Friday evening in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
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Man, 32, shot in Gresham
A man was shot Friday evening in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
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2 wounded in Austin shooting
Two men were wounded Thursday night in a Austin neighborhood shooting on the West Side.
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Man's license should have been revoked years before crash that killed 3 members of family, officials say
Cook County failed to tell the state about a ticket received by Piotr Rog, keeping his license from being revoked years before the crash that killed him and three members of an Arlington Heights family, officials said Thursday. "The Secretary of State's Office is the record-keeper, but we're only...
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3 wounded in separate city shootings
Three people were wounded Thursday in shootings on the South, West and Northwest sides, Chicago police said. The latest attack happened about 6:35 p.m. in the 8300 block of South Throop Street in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. A 32-year-old man was shot in the leg, and taken...
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Man seriously wounded in Lawndale shooting
A 49-year-old man was shot Sunday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
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Man shot during argument in Pilsen
A man was shot early Sunday in the Pilsen neighborhood on the South Side.
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