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Bail denied for 16-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting art student in parked car on Southwest Side

Azul De La Garza, 18, had recently graduated from Solorio Academy and had a scholarship to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the fall.

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18-year-old shot dead on Southwest Side had just returned home after spending day shopping with mother

"It’s hard to put it in words the loss we’re feeling," said the father of Azul De La Garza.

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Two teens charged in armed carjacking in West Elsdon

The boys, 16 and 17, were arrested after crashing the car while fleeing the scene, Chicago police said.

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Homes burglarized in West Elsdon

In each incident someone broke into a residence or garage and stole property.

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Man killed in assault in West Elsdon

The 49-year-old was found about 7:30 a.m. in the basement of an apartment in the 5300 block of South Kildare Avenue with lacerations to his head, Chicago police said.

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Southwest Side man quickly deported to Mexico while awaiting DACA decision

With the Trump administration seeking to kill the Obama-era program for immigrants, Jesus Alberto ‘Beto’ Lopez Gutierrez, 25, was deported after suing ICE.

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Advocates say Chicago man detained again by ICE

"They kidnapped my brother again," Miguel Lopez said of the arrest of Jesus Alberto Lopez Gutierrez.

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Man, 20, shot to death in West Elsdon: police

He was on the street in the 5400 block of South Keeler Avenue when someone shot him in the back, police said.

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Home burglaries reported in West Elsdon, West Lawn: police

The burglaries were reported in the evening and late night hours.

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ATM stolen from West Elsdon gas station

Three males wearing ski mask broke the glass door and stole the ATM, police said.

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Robberies reported on Southwest Side: police

One incident happened about 9 p.m. Feb. 18 in the 5000 block of South Archer Avenue.

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Man shot to death in West Elsdon

Ruben Quiroz Trejo was in the 3700 block of West 58th Street about 7:20 p.m. when someone shot him in the head and chest, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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16-year-old missing from West Elsdon found

The missing person alert was canceled about 10:30 a.m. Friday.

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Advocates demand ICE release DACA-eligible Chicago man from detention

Jesus Alberto Lopez Gutierrez went on a camping trip to Iowa with his friends in May. He never came back home.

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Burglaries reported on the Southwest Side: police

In each incident, someone is able to gain entry into a residence or garage and took items from therein, police said.

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Man shot in West Elsdon attempted robbery

The 54-year-old was outside about 2:30 a.m. in the 3600 block of West 59th Street when another male walked up and tried to rob him, Chicago police said.

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Man found dead with gunshot wounds in West Elsdon alley

Evaristo Rios, 57, was found dead in an alley in the 5400 block of South Lawndale Avenue with multiple gunshot wounds, authorities said.

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2 children hit by car in West Elsdon

The two children, 8 and 10, were taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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2 dead, 3 wounded in Sunday shootings

Three people were wounded and two were killed in shootings Sunday across Chicago.

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Man shot while driving in West Elsdon

The man was driving in the 5800 block of South Hamlin Avenue when someone fired shots from a passing vehicle.

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7 homes burglarized over past month in West Lawn, West Elsdon: police

Someone or a group of people has been entering residences through a door before taking property inside, CPD said.

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ENDORSEMENT: Silvana Tabares for 23rd Ward alderman

Silvana Tabares understands the importance of two ward-specific issues: revitalizing Cicero Avenue near Midway and the soundproofing of nearby homes.

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ENDORSEMENT: Marty Quinn for 13th Ward alderman

Marty Quinn is a really good alderman. He tends to his ward's business. He works hard.

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Burke’s breaks: Embattled alderman got tax cuts on home, office just by asking

Former Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios granted Ald. Edward M. Burke property tax breaks on his home and ward offices that saved him nearly 6 percent last year despite no evidence the cuts were warranted.

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Man, 21, dies a day after being shot in West Elsdon

The shooting unfolded during what seems like a "narcotics-related" exchange, a police source said.

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Catalytic converter thefts reported in 4 Southwest Side neighborhoods

In the thefts, the catalytic converters were removed off of vehicles, according to a community alert from Chicago police.

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29 shot — 2 fatally — in Chicago’s most violent weekend since October

Chicago saw two people killed and 27 others wounded in shootings this weekend, surpassing gun violence tolls of any weekend since Oct. 26-29.

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2 killed, 20 wounded in Sunday shootings throughout Chicago

The latest homicide happened when a man died after he was found with a gunshot wound at night in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side.

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Teenager shot in West Elsdon; suspected shooter in custody

At 3:08 a.m., the 18-year-old was sitting in a parked vehicle in the 3700 block of West 56th Street when someone he recognized shot him, police said.

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Man, 24, in critical condition from West Elsdon drive-by shooting

At 3:48 a.m., the 24-year-old was struck by gunfire coming from a white sports-utility vehicle in the 5300 block of South Kildare, police said.

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Man, 19, shot while walking in West Elsdon

The 19-year-old was walking at 3:38 p.m. down the 4000 block of West 54th Street when a male approached him and shot his upper left leg.

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Man, 18, shot in West Elsdon

The man was "involved in a physical altercation" with someone in the 3700 block of West 52nd Street when that person pulled out a gun and opened fire.