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  1. Man dies nine months after LeClaire Courts shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Southwest Side man died Monday, more than nine months after he was shot while driving in the LeClaire Courts neighborhood where he lived. Eric Langham, 22, told authorities he was shot July 21, 2014, while he was driving near the area of 46th Street and Laporte, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  2. Cicero oil production firm faces new legal action over antifreeze spillRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A west suburban oil production facility sued last year by the state following a series of oil spills that contaminated soil and groundwater near the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, is facing more legal problems after an antifreeze leak. Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Thursday filed an amended lawsuit against Olympic Oil at 5000 W. 41st St. in Cicero, which seeks to require the firm to "completely remediate soil and groundwater contaminated by the oil and antifreeze spills, and to take action to prevent future releases into the environment," a statement from the AG's office said.

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  3. Chicago moves to dry up the market for stolen catalytic convertersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Chicago Sun-Times

    After telling horror stories about how quick and easy it is to remove them, Chicago aldermen moved Thursday to dry up the market for stolen catalytic converters. At the behest of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald.

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  4. Police: California man was high, speeding while driving back from funeralRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A California man with prior DUI convictions was arrested in the western suburbs Sunday night after driving at nearly twice the legal speed limit while under the influence of drugs, police said. Frank Cerveny Jr. of San Pedro, Calif., was driving south in the 3700 block of Harlem in Riverside about 10:12 p.m. Sunday when officers clocked his vehicle at 57 mph in a 30 mph zone, according to Riverside police.

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  5. Man charged with DUI for crash that killed 3-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Cicero man has been charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance in connection with a crash in 2013 that killed a 3-year-old boy in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Erick Ochoa, 24, has been charged with a felony count of aggravated DUI involving a death, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

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  6. Two charged with firing shots at off-duty police officer in Humboldt ParkRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Two men have been charged after gunshots were fired toward an off-duty Chicago Police officer Thursday night in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. Gustavo VillaGomez, 27, and Kevin Martinez, 20, both face one count of aggravated assault of a peace officer with a weapon, a felony, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

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  7. Chicago15-year-old boy charged in sexual assault on Blue Line trainRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 15-year-old boy who turned himself in to police has been charged as an adult in the sexual assault of a 41-year-old woman on a Blue Line train on Monday afternoon, according to Chicago Police. The teen faces one count of felony aggravated criminal sexual assault and one felony count of robbery, according to a police statement.

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  8. Suspect in custody in sexual assault on Blue Line trainRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A suspect is in custody in connection with a sexual assault on the West Side on Monday afternoon aboard a Blue Line train bound for the Loop, according to police. About 3:10 p.m., a 41-year-old woman got on an eastbound Blue Line train at the Oak Park Avenue station, police said.

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  9. Woman sexually assaulted, robbed on West Side Blue Line trainRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A woman was sexually assaulted on a Blue Line train bound for the Loop Monday afternoon, according to a newly issued alert from Chicago Police. About 3:10 p.m., a 41-year-old woman got on an eastbound Blue Line train at the Oak Park Avenue station, police said.

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  10. Man charged with hit-and-run for Riverside crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A man was charged with running away after crashing his vehicle into a tree in a backyard in west suburban Riverside early Friday. Authorities were called about 3:40 a.m. with reports that a car had driven off the road and hit bushes, trees and a fence before stopping near a garage in the 500 block of Selborne Road, according to a statement from Riverside police.

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  11. No bond for Cicero man accused of beating girlfriend's 1-year-old son to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A west suburban man was denied bond Monday after being charged with beating his girlfriend's 1-year-old son to death in a rage while changing the baby's diaper at their Cicero home. Edwin O'Reilly died at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn at 6:38 p.m. Thursday, and an autopsy ruled his death a homicide from child abuse, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  12. Cicero man charged with fatal beating of his girlfrienda s 1-year-old sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A west suburban man has been charged with murder for beating his girlfriend's 1-year-old son to death in a rage while changing the baby's diaper at their Cicero home on Thursday. Edwin O'Reilly died at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn at 6:38 p.m. and an autopsy ruled his death a homicide from child abuse, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  13. Father of 14-year-old boy fatally shot by Chicago Police files suit against the cityRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The father of a 14-year-old boy who was fatally shot by Chicago Police officers last July 4 in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side has filed a federal lawsuit against the city. Pedro Rios filed the lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Chicago, alleging excessive force and wrongful death in connection with the death of his son, Pedro Rios Jr., on July 4, 2014, a Friday night.

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  14. DCFS investigating death of Cicero babyRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Edwin O'Reilly, who lived in the 1600 block of South 49th Court, was pronounced dead at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn at 6:38 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating allegations of neglect against Edwin's mother and allegations of abuse against the mother's boyfriend, according to spokeswoman Veronica Resa.

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  15. Cicero mana s December death cold-related: autopsyRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Humberto Aguilar-Hernandez, 56, was found Dec. 29, 2014, in the 1500 block of South 49th Court, the Cook County medical examiner's office said. Aguilar-Hernandez, of the 1300 block of South 48th Court, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:35 a.m., the medical examiner's office said.

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  16. 1928-2015 Patrick J. "Pat" O'Malley, Peoples Gas ForemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    He toiled nearly 40 years for Peoples Gas, digging ditches and supervising crews that laid pipes and fixed leaks. It wasn't easy work, especially during Chicago's skin-blistering winters and summers.

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  17. Pair charged in death of woman featured in Chicago MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Tiara Groves' death was featured in a Chicago Magazine article last year, which focused on how authorities reclassify homicides - which, in turn, skews crime statistics. And, indeed, Groves' death was considered a murder until Dec. 18, 2013, when Chicago Police changed the matter from a homicide investigation to a noncriminal death investigation after the Cook County Medical Examiner's office determined the cause of death to be a homicide by "unspecified means," according to the magazine piece.

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  18. 1922-2015 Handwriting analyst Rose Matousek diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A handwriting analyst from Hinsdale, Mrs. Matousek believed her profession was useful for authenticating documents, investigating crime, and providing personnel departments with insight on job-seekers' aptitudes. She wrote to Dewey in 1980, urging the library classification system to remove books on the study of handwriting from its "occult" category.

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  19. Two more cold-related deaths bring season total to 20Read the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Two more Cook County residents have died of cold-related causes, bringing the total this season to 20, officials said Wednesday. Harvey D. Harmon, 53, was found lying in the 11200 block of South Vernon Avenue about 1:20 p.m. Jan. 12, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

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  20. Four hurt in Garfield Ridge crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    About 2:10 a.m., a dark-colored car was driving east in the 5300 block of South Archer when it blew a red light and struck a van heading north on Cicero, police said.

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