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  • 4 people shot, wounded on Near West Side

    Four people, including two teenage girls, were injured in a shooting this morning on the city's Near West Side, police said. Officers patrolling near the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue heard several gunshots at about 2:30 a.m. Seconds later, they...
  • Man shot during robbery near Medical Center

    A man was shot and wounded Monday night in an apparent robbery in the University Village neighborhood near Rush University Medical Center on the Near West Side. The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Harrison Street, Chicago police...
  • Quinn marks group's 1,000th citizenship workshop

    Quinn marks group's 1,000th citizenship workshop
    Claudia Sanchez waited patiently in a crowded Arturo Velazquez Institute cafeteria Saturday to fill out her U.S. citizenship application, a process that Gov. Pat Quinn would personally guide her through as part of a ceremony to recognize that about 170,...
  • 2-alarm fire at Near West Side manufacturer

    2-alarm fire at Near West Side manufacturer
    After three hours, Chicago firefighters brought under control a two-alarm blaze at a manufacturing business on the Near West Side this morning. The fire broke out at Bond Corp., 2100 W. Fulton St., at 4:10 a.m. The firm is a manufacturer of speciality...
  • Person struck by Metra train on Near West Side

    Metra trains on the Milwaukee District North line were moving again this morning after after an outbound train struck a pedestrian, a spokeswoman for the agency said. One person was taken in critical condition from the scene on the tracks near Aberdeen...
  • 8 young men shot to death in last week

    Eight men in their 20s or younger were shot to death in eight Chicago community areas in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. The victims were: a 17-year-old Monday in Roseland; a 19-year-old Sunday in West Englewood; a 23-...
  • 1 killed, 2 injured in Near West Side crash

    A 22-year-old Norwood Park man was killed this morning when Chicago police said his vehicle collided with another at a Near West Side intersection. Killed was Shane P. Henry, of the 7700 block of West Hortense Avenue, according to the Cook County medical...
  • 5, including newborn, hurt in Near West Side crash

    Five people, including a day-old infant and a 16-year-old girl, were injured this morning when two sport-utility vehicles crashed near the United Center on the Near West Side, Chicago police said. The head-on collision, which took place just after 2 a....
  • Man dies after being pulled from Chicago River

    Man dies after being pulled from Chicago River
    A young man died at a Chicago hospital Tuesday night a short time after officers from the Chicago police's Marine unit pulled him from the south branch of the Chicago River, authorities said. Marine unit officers pulled the 20-year-old man from the...
  • Shootings on Southwest, Near West Sides leave 3 hospitalized

    Shootings on Southwest, Near West Sides leave 3 hospitalized
    Shootings on the Near West Side and in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side sent three people to hospitals today, authorities said.   At 3:28 p.m. someone shot a 17-year-old boy in the left hip and lower right back while he was in the 4000...
  • Rosie O'Donnell and talk show reportedly leaving Chicago

    Rosie O'Donnell and talk show reportedly leaving Chicago
    Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly leaving Chicago and relocating her talk show to New York City. The Huffington Post reports that insiders who work on the show say O'Donnell finds it difficult to get guests to travel to Chicago and appear on her show. She is...
  • Emanuel: 'Disappointed' about Rosie show leaving West Side

    Emanuel: 'Disappointed' about Rosie show leaving West Side
    Rosie O'Donnell's reported decision to move her talk show to New York is disappointing, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today, but added he will focus on ways to keep the West Side neighborhood where the show now tapes a cultural destination. O'Donnell put her...