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  1. Man fired gun at police in South Chicago, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    A 31-year-old man has been charged with firing a gun at police officers in the South Chicago neighborhood. The incident happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 7900 block of South Essex Avenue, according to the Chicago Police Department.

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  2. 6 killed, 10 wounded in deadly 24 hours in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | WGN-TV Chicago

    In one shooting, a man was killed in the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood when shots were fired from an alley at a group of people standing on Paulina near 88th Street. Another man was injured, but is in stable condition.

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  3. Hawl Ina s Meet the Person: Combining boxing and birthday for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Birthdays are not only becoming an opportunity to celebrate one person, but also a chance for the one being honored to give to others. You've seen it in a number of places recently, where people use their birthdays as a chance to raise money for a cause for their charity.

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  4. 2 drivers carjacked at gunpoint on Near West Side, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The attacks happened about 6:50 p.m. July 3 in the 700 block of West Fulton Market, and shortly after midnight July 8 in the 800 block of West Adams Street. In one incident, Chicago police said, a valet driver was parking a car when two armed men displayed guns, struck the driver, stole his phone and then stole the car.

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  5. Gov. Rauner calls interstate shutdown a unacceptable,a Emanuel defends protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The Republican said in a tweet Saturday that he was "disappointed" in Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He called on Emanuel to "take swift and decisive action to put an end to this kind of chaos."

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  6. Pfleger protest to shut down Dan Ryan Expy. on SaturdayRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 7 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Protesters planning to shut down a major Chicago interstate on Saturday say they're trying to increase pressure on public officials to address the gun violence that's claimed hundreds of lives in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods. There's also a historical significance to marching along the stretch of Interstate 94 known as the Dan Ryan Expressway - a roadway some believe was built in the early 1960s to separate white communities and poor, black ones.

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  7. a March for Our Rightsa organizers in 10 cities protest for gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Demonstrators who felt as though their right to bear arms is in danger have organized protests in at least 10 major cities as part of "March for Our Rights." The rally in Chicago started at 11 a.m. at Millennium Park.

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  8. Mayor, top cop throw support behind Pflegera s planned protest on Dan RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Under the threat of arrest, Father Michael Pfleger will go ahead with his planed protest Saturday that includes shutting down the Dan Ryan Expressway. Nearly 3,000 people are expected to march.

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  9. 3 teens shot, wounded in drive-by on West SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Police said the teens were standing outside when shots were fired about 9:40 p.m. Thursday from a vehicle in the 3700 block of West Lexington Street. Two teens are in serious condition following the attack: a 14-year-old boy who was shot in his leg and a 15-year-old boy who was shot in his back.

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  10. Officer shoots, seriously injures teen who approached him with gun, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 3 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Police in Chicago say an officer shot a 17-year-old boy who had approached his patrol car with a gun. The incident happened outside a Family Dollar store around 9:30 p.m. Monday on the 7900 block of South Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood.

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  11. Offender shot by police in South Shore, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | WGN-TV Chicago

    An offender was shot by police in the city's South Shore neighborhood Monday evening, according to Chicago police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi. Police said the shooting happened on the 7900 block of South Yates Avenue around 9:40 p.m. Monday.

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  12. Fourth of July 2018: Fireworks displays in Chicago area - see the full listRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | WGN-TV Chicago

    We've compiled a list of the best fireworks displays across the Chicago area. If your town is missing, fill out the form at the bottom of this page and we'll add it to our list.

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  13. 50 new HD cameras installed at CTA Red Line stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 30 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The Chicago police, in conjunction with the CTA, added the new security cameras at Clark and Division, Chicago and State, and Grand and State. The camera were put in place in an attempt to prevent high crime areas in the Gold Coast.

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  14. Phil Vettel reviews MordecaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 16 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Mordecai 'Three Finger' Brown was a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, and he's the inspiration behind Mordecai restaurant, which opened in the Hotel Zachary just in time for the baseball season. From the upstairs patio, diners can look out onto Wrigley Field and Gallagher Way park.

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  15. Chicago police raid wrong home on South SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Police raided the wrong home on the South Side and handcuffed the wrong people before they realized their mistake Tuesday afternoon. Police raided the first floor of an apartment building on the 5200 South Wells Street in the Fuller Park neighborhood just before 3 p.m..

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  16. Body found in garage identified as missing woman Shantieya SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    The body found in a Chicago garage last week has been identified as the 26-year-old woman who was last seen May 25 , according to the medical examiner. Smith was found underneath a car in a garage on the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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  17. 3 killed, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings during 3-hour spanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Chicago police say at least 11 people were shot, including three who died, in a three-hour span on the city's South and West sides early Sunday. Police say six people were shot at a party in the West Woodlawn neighborhood at around 1 a.m. Sunday.

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  18. Funeral today for fallen CFD diver Juan BucioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Juan Bucio, 46, died on Memorial Day. He was in the Chicago River on a rescue attempt, when he disappeared under water.

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  19. Community pays respects to fallen CFD diver Juan BucioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Firefighters, family members, and police officers paid their respects to fallen CFD diver Juan Bucio during a visitation at St. Rita High School on the South Side Sunday. Rescue diver Juan Bucio died on Memorial Day while searching for missing boater Alberto Lopez in the south branch of the Chicago River.

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  20. 100 kids become Chicago firefighters a for a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 | WGN-TV Chicago

    One hundred local kids got the chance to find out Saturday when they became "firefighters for a day" at the Chicago Fire Department Training Facility, 1338 S. Clinton St. The event was sponsored by the African-American Firefighter and Paramedic League, which has been offering the training day for more than a decade. "I thought they just ran into fires, but they don't," Stevens said.

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