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3 hurt in Lawndale drive-by shooting

The men were shot Friday in the 3900 block of West Fillmore Street.

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2-year-old girl shot in Little Village

The girl was shot Friday in the 2800 block of West 26th Street.

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Chicago unveils new search warrant policy in attempt to fix issues that led to wrongful raid of Anjanette Young’s home

The new policy aims to fix supervision issues that led to the humiliating raid of Anjanette Young, who was forced to stand naked as a male team of cops searched the wrong home in 2019.

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Man fatally shot in Gresham

He was walking about 2:17 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street when someone drove up in a vehicle and opened fire, striking him in the back, Chicago police said.

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Lawyer says terror suspect may try to take back unusual guilty plea after sentence overturned

Such a move could set the stage for a trial nearly a decade after Adel Daoud’s arrest in 2012 for trying to set off a car bomb downtown when he was 18.

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Motorcyclist dies in hit-and-run crash on I-90 near Addison Street

A man was traveling north on I-90 near Addison Street when he lost control and was ejected from his motorcycle, Illinois State Police said.

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Man charged with attempted murder in Austin neighborhood shooting

Clifford Jones was arrested Thursday in the 5600 block of West West End Avenue after investigators identified him as the shooter in the April 29 attack.

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Attempted burglary reported at Goose Island dealership

Three people broke out the rear door window of a dealership in the 1300 block of North Elston Avenue, according to Chicago police

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8-year-old boy and five young teens shot in Chicago over 11 hours

The boy was in the street in the 1800 block of South Kildare Avenue when someone began firing shots about 6 p.m. Thursday, Chicago police said.

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Man carjacked at gunpoint in Rogers Park

The man was parking his Mazda CX5 in the 6500 block of North Ashland Avenue when a gunman approached, Chicago police said.

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16-year-old boy suffers apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in West Englewood

The teenager was shot Thursday night in the 5900 block of South Paulina Street.

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Man killed in drive-by shooting in Bronzeville

The 34-year-old was shot Thursday night in the 400 block of East 48th Street.

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8-year-old boy hurt in Lawndale shooting

The boy was shot Thursday in the 1800 block of South Kildare Avenue.

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2 teenage boys shot in West Englewood

The boys, 15 and 16, were shot Thursday in the 7200 block of West Wood Street.

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1 killed, 1 wounded in Chatham shooting

The men, both 25, were shot Thursday in the 700 block of East 79th Street.

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Teen charged in Englewood double murder communicated with victims about purchasing car, prosecutors say

Davion Jones, 18, faces two counts of murder in the July 15 shooting deaths of Charlie Perez, 17, and Enrique Gonzalez Jr., 20.

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16-year-old boy shot in Gresham

The teenager was attacked Thursday in the 8600 block of South Wallace Street.

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Woman fatally shot in Robbins

Tiffany Jones was killed Wednesday in the 14000 block of South Finley Avenue.

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FBI offers $10K reward in search for second gunman in murder of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams

Devontay Anderson, 21, may have fled Illinois to Florida last month after he opened fire on a car in a drive-thru at a West Side McDonald’s.

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Man charged after officers see him standing over shooting victim on West Side

Officers were called over by a witness Tuesday and found the victim lying in the middle of the street, bleeding and gasping for air.

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Man stabbed in hand after fight breaks out on CTA platform in the Loop

Hours earlier, a man was robbed at knife-point on a Red Line train on the Near North Side, Chicago police said.

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1 killed, 5 wounded in shootings in Chicago Wednesday

A man was fatally shot after leaving a funeral service in East Garfield Park.

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2 women wounded in Austin as one of them returns fire

The woman, a concealed carry card holder, fired back at the gunman but did not strike him.

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Woman carjacked at gunpoint in Lake View

She was getting into her 2014 Audi Wednesday night when she was approached by two gunmen in the 3800 block of North Pine Grove Avenue.

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Man charged with Christmas Eve fatal shooting in Humboldt Park

Mack Harris was fatally shot last year in the 3400 block of West Ohio Street.

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Police release photo of car in Gresham fatal crash

A 35-year-old man was killed in a crash May 4 in the 8800 block of South Ashland Avenue.

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Boy, 17, charged in Longwood Manor carjacking

The teen allegedly carjacked a woman April 12 in the 9800 block of South Halsted Street.

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Feds say an alleged shooter of Jaslyn Adams fled Illinois to avoid prosecution

A prosecutor wrote that the FBI "is seeking the public’s assistance in locating" Devontay Anderson, who is the subject of an "ongoing federal fugitive investigation."

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State lawmakers tackle hair discrimination, inadequate care for new mothers, restraining orders allowing temporary gun seizure

Those were among the measures contained in bills passed by the state House or Senate on Wednesday, a little less than three weeks before the current legislative session is scheduled to end.

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15-year-old boy critically hurt in Englewood shooting

The teenager was shot in the alley about 4 p.m. in the 6600 block of South May Avenue.

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Man stabbed during argument in Logan Square

The 60-year-old was stabbed Wednesday in the 2600 block of North Milwaukee Avenue.

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66% of Chicago police chases in 2019 ended in crashes — 8 of them fatal — yet pursuit policy went unchanged until late 2020, emails show

The policy was finally changed after officers disregarded an order to stop a chase and killed Guadalupe Francisco-Martinez, a mother of six on her way home from work.