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  • Two teens killed, 24 others wounded across Chicago

    Two teens killed, 24 others wounded across Chicago
    Two teenagers were killed and 24 others were wounded across Chicago Saturday night through Sunday morning. Police said 15 of the victims were affiliated with gangs. The youngest victim was 17 years old. He died after being shot along with a cousin as...
  • Man killed by freight train in Marquette Park neighborhood

    Man killed by freight train in Marquette Park neighborhood
    A man who apparently was struck and killed by a freight train this afternoon on the Southwest Side has been identified, authorities said. Peter Borzeka, 56, of the 9400 block of South 79th Avenue in Hickory Hills, was dead on the scene, according to...
  • Man shot in head over double-parked car

    Man shot in head over double-parked car
    A 30-year-old man was shot in the head Sunday morning after a confrontation over a car that was double-parked, police said. The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Maplewood Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police...
  • Girl, 15, escapes after grabbed by 2 men

    Girl, 15, escapes after grabbed by 2 men
    Two men kidnapped a 15-year-old girl in the Marquette Park neighborhood but she was able to escape after they drove into an alley, according to police. The two covered the girl's eyes and carried her to their car in the 6600 block of South California...
  • Police warn of man who attacked woman on South Side

    Police warn of man who attacked woman on South Side
    Chicago police have issued a community alert today after a man sexually assaulted a woman in the Marquette Park neighborhood recently. The incident happened on March 7, in the 2400 block of West 65th Street at about 6:30 a.m., police said. The 18-year-...
  • Cops: 2nd sex assault by same man on Southwest Side

    Cops: 2nd sex assault by same man on Southwest Side
    A man has sexually assaulted a second victim in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said. The attack took place about 10:20 p.m. Saturday in the 6500 block of South Campbell Avenue on the Southwest Side, police said. A 15-year-old girl was walking...
  • 2 shot on Southwest Side

    2 shot on Southwest Side
    A man and woman were shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood this evening, officials said. Both victims, a woman, age 31, and a man, age 23, were stabilized before being taken for treatment from the 3000 block of West 64th Street, according to the...
  • Police warn of sexual assault on South Side

    Police warn of sexual assault on South Side
    A knife-welding man sexually assaulted a woman this morning in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood, police said in a community alert. About 6:30 a.m., an 18-year-old woman was on the 2400 block of West 65th Street when she was approached from...
  • Authorities: Bail set at $250K for boy, 15, arrested 19 times

    Authorities: Bail set at $250K for boy, 15, arrested 19 times
    Bail was set at $250,000 this week for a 15-year-old boy who was charged as an adult after robbing a man at gunpoint last weekend on the Southwest Side, authorities said. Judge Maria Kuriakos-Ciesil set bail at $250,000 for Jesus Castaneda on Thursday,...
  • Body pulled from Marquette Park lagoon

    Body pulled from Marquette Park lagoon
    Police removed a 56-year-old man's body from the Marquette Park Lagoon this afternoon. Someone called 911 about 1:05 p.m. to ask police to check on a person in the area of the lagoon in the 6700 block of South Kedzie Avenue, said Police News Affairs...
  • Body found in garbage can in Marquette Park

    Body found in garbage can in Marquette Park
    Chicago police are conducting a death investigation after the body of a male was found today in a garbage bag in the Marquette Park neighborhood. Police were called to the 6500 block of South California Avenue at about 10:58 a.m. after Chicago Streets...
  • Autopsy: Body found in Marquette Park garbage bag was shot

    Autopsy: Body found in Marquette Park garbage bag was shot
    An autopsy conducted today determined that a man whose body was found by city workers in a garbage bag in Marquette Park Monday was shot to death. The man was identified today by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Richard Walker, 28, of an...