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  • Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago

    Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago
    Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help...
  • Boy, 16, killed and father wounded: 'It's a terrible thing'

    Boy, 16, killed and father wounded: 'It's a terrible thing'
    A 16-year-old boy was killed and his father critically wounded minutes after they had lunch with a friend in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to police and witnesses. Adam Lara was shot in the head and his father was...
  • Man found guilty in shooting death outside Hollywood nightclub

    A 23-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of fatally shooting a man twice in the head outside a Hollywood night club last year, authorities said.  A jury took less than a day to find Robert Earl Thomas III guilty of first-degree murder. They also...
  • Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions

    Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane; Moscow attacks sanctions
    A Ukrainian official on Thursday accused Russian forces of shooting down one of his nation’s warplanes the day before near their shared border, raising tensions between the two nations as Ukrainian troops continued their campaign against pro-...
  • 8 wounded in citywide shootings

    8 wounded in citywide shootings
    At least eight people were wounded in separate shootings across the city, according to polic. In the first shooting, a 42-year-old woman was wounded in the 2100 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Town neighborhood. She was shot about 4 p.m....
  • Guilty verdict in 2009 West Side slaying

    Guilty verdict in 2009 West Side slaying
    A man awaiting trial in the shooting of seven people in 2009 was found guilty of murder today in the slaying of a man a week earlier, prosecutors said. Hakeem Redmond, 23, was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder in the July 21, 2009, murder of...
  • Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest

    Man charged with shooting friend in botched test of bulletproof vest
    Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the...
  • DA: Whitehall man shot in back after reversing car into constables

    DA: Whitehall man shot in back after reversing car into constables
    A man was shot in the back by a state constable attempting to serve warrants for unpaid parking tickets Thursday in Whitehall Township after the man reversed his car into the constable's path, authorities said. Two constables fired at Kevin C. McCullers,...
  • 'They shoot out here every day'

     'They shoot out here every day'
    Standing on Exchange Avenue at 81st Street, looking up at the police helicopter, was the first time I didn't feel like I was in Chicago. When a helicopter is straight overhead, you can hear it thump. There's a grinding buzz as it approaches, but when...
  • World leaders demand answers after airliner downed over Ukraine with 298 dead

    HRABOVE Ukraine (Reuters) - World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in the worst crisis between Russia...
  • Police say Allentown man confessed to shooting teen

    An Allentown police detective on Wednesday told a Lehigh County judge that a city man admitted shooting a 16-year-old boy in the chest during a botched drug deal last year. Ruben D. Pichirilo, 19, of the 1300 block of Chew Street, is awaiting trial on...