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  • West Garfield Park logs 2 homicides in 3 days

    West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
  • Near North Side bank robbed

    Near North Side bank robbed
    A Near North Side branch bank was robbed this afternoon by a man wearing a Bears hat, according to the FBI. The North Community Bank, 800 N. State St., was robbed just before 2 p.m., said Chicago FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde, in an email. The man went up...
  • Police warn of robberies outside Near North bars

    Police warn of robberies outside Near North bars
    At least twice recently men have been robbed in the early morning hours after stopping to talk with a woman or a group of women outside neighborhood bars on the Near North Side, police said today in a community alert. A later alert described two...
  • Near North hair salon may be another victim of serial robber

    Near North hair salon may be another victim of serial robber
    A man suspected in a string of salon robberies is believed to have held up a Near North Side salon this morning, police said. The man went into a salon in the 1200 block of North Clybourn Avenue about 10:10 a.m. and robbed the business, said Chicago...
  • Cops: Off-duty officer shoots at driver who drove at him

    Cops: Off-duty officer shoots at driver who drove at him
    An off-duty Chicago police officer fired on a SUV Saturday night after it sped toward him following a minor traffic crash, police said. The driver was not injured and fled his vehicle on foot  following the incident, which happened shortly before 10 p....
  • Suspect arrested in stabbing on CTA Red Line

    Suspect arrested in stabbing on CTA Red Line
    A man has been arrested for stabbing another man during an argument on a Red Line platform on the Near North Side, police said. The stabbing happened shortly after 8 p.m. Monday at the North and Clybourn station in the 1500 block of North Clybourn...
  • First food truck locations nearly set

    First food truck locations nearly set
    A City Council committee today signed off on 21 locations where food trucks will be able to park on a regular basis, but two others didn’t make the cut. The ordinance making food trucks legal requires that at least 30 “food truck stands&...
  • Terry Callier dies at 67; vocalist, musician

    Terry Callier, a singer-songwriter who captivated a cult following with his quietly hypnotic baritone voice and hard-to-classify music that combined elements of folk, blues and jazz, died of cancer Oct. 27 at a hospital in Chicago. He was 67. Callier...
  • Family friend: Man is 4th sibling killed by gunfire

    Family friend: Man is 4th sibling killed by gunfire
    A man slain on the West Side early this morning had two brothers and a sister who also were fatally gunned down in the city, according to a close family friend. "He was the last one," said Laverne Smith, 30, who said the man's mother no longer has any...
  • Vanecko special prosecutor goes pro bono

    Vanecko special prosecutor goes pro bono
    From now on Cook County will only be paying expenses for the prosecution of former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew, Richard J. Vanecko, and the manslaughter case will be handled pro-bono by the special prosecutor, officials said today. Former U.S. Attorney...
  • 1 injured in extra-alarm fire at Near North condo building

    1 injured in extra-alarm fire at Near North condo building
    An extra-alarm fire at a Near North Side high-rise building was largely confined to the unit where it started because the apartment's resident remembered to close the door after fleeing the fire, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Crews were...