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  • Man charged in fatal shooting on Southwest Side

    Man charged in fatal shooting on Southwest Side
    A 19-year-old man was charged today in the slaying of another 19-year-old in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood. Devon Clark of the 600 block of East 50th Place was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Joseph Brittman of the...
  • Speeders were plentiful in camera test run

    Speeders were plentiful in camera test run
    As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected. The mayor had hoped to bring...
  • 3 dead, 13 wounded in city violence

    3 dead, 13 wounded in city violence
    A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed  the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said. Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
  • 1 killed, 4 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago

    1 killed, 4 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago
    One person was killed and at least four other people were wounded in shootings on the South and Southwest sides overnight, police said. Around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, a gunman walked up and shot two men as they stood on a corner in the 6700 block of...
  • City's new speed cameras ready to roll

    City's new speed cameras ready to roll
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new speed cameras will start spitting out warning tickets to disobedient motorists near four city parks next week, with at least eight more locations to be added in September. A reminder of the rules: Owners of vehicles going from 6...
  • Would-be sno-cone stand robber returns to scene, gets arrested

    Would-be sno-cone stand robber returns to scene, gets arrested
    A woman who pointed at her nametag on her hat and said she’d be “back later” for money after trying to rob a Marquette Park sno-cone stand at knifepoint made good her promise and was arrested, authorities said today. Cook County...
  • Second man charged in fatal robbery in Marquette Park

    Second man charged in fatal robbery in Marquette Park
    A second person has been charged in the death of a Marquette Park man who was shot after he chased two robbers from his home and continued following them in his car, striking one of them. Damien Thomas, 21, of the 2300 block of West 65th Street, was...
  • Police warn of South, Southwest Side robberies

    Police warn of South, Southwest Side robberies
    Police issued robbery warnings for the South and Southwest sides tonight after 5 robberies in those areas the last few days. On the Southwest Side, police warned of three robberies between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2. The robber is “generally described&...
  • Emanuel confronted by striking teachers while selling strike message

    Emanuel confronted by striking teachers while selling strike message
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today continued to sell his message that the Chicago teachers strike was “avoidable” as picketing teachers provided the background noise to a news conference at a Marquette Park school. The mayor had to sneak into the...
  • Man killed in Southwest Side shooting, teen found fatally shot

    Man killed in Southwest Side shooting, teen found fatally shot
    A 27-year-old man was fatally wounded Thursday afternoon in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood. About 3:30 p.m., a man was shot in the chest on the 6300 block of South Kedzie Avenue, said police. The man was...
  • Police: Victim runs over attacker before dying from fatal shot

    Police: Victim runs over attacker before dying from fatal shot
    A man who died in a Marquette Park shooting earlier this week was able to run down his attacker with his car before he died, according to authorities. Jeremiah Brown was inside a house in the 6400 block of South Spaulding Avenue on the Southwest Side on...
  • Shootings injure 3, 1 critically

    Shootings injure 3, 1 critically
    A 43-year-old man was shot and critically injured during an argument on the Southwest Side late Monday night, and a West Side shooting also left two people hurt, according to authorities. About 11:40 p.m., someone took out a gun and opened fire during a...