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  • Off-duty officer fatally shoots man on Near West Side

    Off-duty officer fatally shoots man on Near West Side
    An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police said. The incident happened at 6:45 a.m. at a Chicago Housing...
  • Something to smile about

    Something to smile about
    Phyllis Adams, a harpist, and Monty Adams, a flutist, both moved to Chicago in the 1970s, met in a locker room at Orchestra Hall, fell in love and married. What they didn't realize at the time was how hard it would be for two musicians to get by without...
  • Cops warn of delivery driver robberies on Near West Side

    Cops warn of delivery driver robberies on Near West Side
    Chicago police are warning Near West Side residents and delivery drivers about several robberies in recent weeks. All the robberies have taken place since June 28 in the Near West Police District, with the most recent on Wednesday. Some of the robberies...
  • 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...
  • Rail workers, I.W.W. organizers hold protest on Near West Side

    About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company. Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
  • Man Tasered by cops near music festival was 'naked as the day he was born'

    Man Tasered by cops near music festival was 'naked as the day he was born'
    Tom Carideo was driving through the West Town neighborhood on his way to pick up his young children Saturday night when he did a double-take when he saw a naked man running through the streets. Carideo was about to make a right turn onto Ogden Avenue...
  • Police issue alert after Near West Side robberies

    Police issue alert after Near West Side robberies
    Chicago police issued a community alert today advising people on the Near West Side to be aware of a group of males conducting robberies after two took place over the weekend. Both robberies happened on Jan. 12, when the victims were approached by...
  • Chicago nears 500 homicides for 2012

    Austin, the Near West Side and Woodlawn each recorded one homicide this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Woodlawn, a 39-year-old man hit by a car Tuesday died of head and neck blunt force injuries. The Medical Examiner's...
  • New City sees 4 homicides in 10 days

    New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
  • Bank robbery suspects hospitalized after crash

    Bank robbery suspects hospitalized after crash
    Two suspects in a recent bank robbery were injured in a car crash on the Near West Side today, authorities said. At 2:40 p.m., paramedics were called to Ogden Avenue and Madison Street and took two people in good condition to Rush University Medical...
  • Man shot on Near West Side

    Man shot on Near West Side
    A man was shot multiple times in the chest Monday night in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood, police said. The victim, a man in his 30s, told police he was shot three times in the chest in the 900 block of South Claremont Avenue about 7 p.m., according to...