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Teen dies after being wounded in South Side shooting

Teen dies after being wounded in South Side shooting A 17-year-old boy died Saturday afternoon after being critically wounded in a shooting on the South Side in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood. The shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. on the 3900 block of South Prairie Avenue, said Chicago Police … Full News here – Read more […]

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Testimony begins in 2013 Wheeling shooting trial

Trial began Monday for Collin Scheffler, of Prospect Heights. He is accused in the shooting death of Rafael Orozco, who was killed while walking his dog near his Wheeling home. Authorities say Scheffler, 20, drove the getaway car with shooter Jeses E. Sanchez. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Elgin cop placed on leave over posting about Ferguson shooting

Elgin cop placed on leave over posting about Ferguson shooting Wayne Giampietro, a Chicago attorney who is part of the First Amendment Lawyers Association, said government employees typically have greater free speech protections than those who work for private companies, since the First Amendment speaks to the … Full News here – Read more on Chicago […]

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Transcript raises serious questions on police shooting

MARY MITCHELL: Marlon Horton, 28, was fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago Police officer. Jarrod Horton, the deceased man’s older brother, called the shooting “barbaric” and “cold-blooded murder.” Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Arlington Heights man charged with shooting at vehicle

A man who admitted he was a street gang member was charged after shooting at a vehicle Sunday in Waukegan, authorities said. Jose Guzman, 18, of the 1500 block of North Windsor in Arlington Heights, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm by a street gang member and […]

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Photo gallery: 9-year-old shooting victim laid to rest

Antonio Smith, 9, was gunned down Aug. 20 in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood after he ran out of the family apartment when he was denied a cupcake, his mother said. The boy was laid to rest on Saturday. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Photo gallery: 9-year-old shooting victim laid to rest

Antonio Smith, 9, was gunned down Aug. 20 in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood after he ran out of the family apartment when he was denied a cupcake, his mother said. The boy was laid to rest on Saturday. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Judge denies Round Lake gang member’s request for less prison in fatal shooting

A Lake County judge denied a request to reduce the prison time for a gang member convicted in May of being responsible for the 2012 murder of a Zion teen outside a minimart. Judge Daniel Shanes said Monday the 38-year prison sentence given to Jose Rebollar was appropriate. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local […]

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Police question ‘person of interest’ in shooting of 3-year-old West Side boy

The police said they were questioning a “person of interest” Saturday evening after a 3-year-old West Side boy was shot in the head the night before. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Loop shooting victim's wife: 'Each day he looks more like himself'

Loop shooting victim's wife: 'Each day he looks more like himself' The home of Steve LaVoie, who turned 55 on Sunday, weeks after being shot and seriously wounded by a disgruntled employee. The home of Steve LaVoie, who turned 55 on Sunday, weeks after being shot and seriously wounded by a disgruntled employee … Full News […]

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Police: Girl killed, man wounded in West Englewood shooting

A 16-year-old girl was killed and a man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Saturday in West Englewood. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Live Updates: Unrest in Ferguson, Missouri over shooting death of Michael Brown

For the third day in a row, people have taken to the streets of suburban St. Louis to express their outrage over the police-involved shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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2 teens wounded in first-ever shooting at Bud Billiken Parade

The sights and sounds of Saturday’s 85th annual Bud Billiken Parade quickly turned from joy to horror when an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were shot and wounded while standing in the 4200 block of South King Drive along the parade route. It was the first shooting in the iconic parade’s history. “Why can’t […]

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2 teens wounded in shooting at Bud Billiken Parade

The sights and sounds of Saturday’s 85th annual Bud Billiken Parade quickly turned from joy to horror when an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were shot and wounded while standing in the 4200 block of South King Drive. along the parade route. “Why can’t we just have one day of peace?” paradegoer Sherri Grover […]

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Police: Officer fired at man fleeing scene of fatal shooting on Near North Side

The victim was found in an alley off Orleans Street, near Bodi nightclub, where Nas was scheduled to host a party after his Lollapalooza appearance. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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