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Cops: 3 dead, 6 others injured in shooting incidents - chicagotribune.com

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chicagotribune.com - An 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds in a home in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said in Saturday shootings that left at least one other perso...

Boy, 16, shot on South Side - chicagotribune.com

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chicagotribune.com - A 16-year-old boy who police said has gang ties was shot multiple times late Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. The teen was being chased by a silver vehicle around 5:25 p.m. in...

Man hit by truck on Near North Side identified - chicagotribune.com

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chicagotribune.com - Chicago and Illinois State Police work the scene of an accident in which a man died after being hit by a truck on Chicago's Near North Side. (Anthony Souffle / Chicago Tribune / April 19, 2014) A 7...

Body of newborn boy found in Logan Square gangway - chicagotribune.com

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chicagotribune.com - Body of newborn boy found in Logan Square gangway (Tribune Illustration) Chicago police investigators have launched a death investigation after the body of a newborn baby was found on the Northwest...

2 South Side teens killed over Facebook dispute, mom says - Chicago Sun-Times

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suntimes.com - BY BECKY SCHLIKERMAN Staff Reporter April 19, 2014 9:24PM Two Chicago teenagers were shot to death Saturday over a dispute on Facebook, the mother of one of the victims said Saturday night. Sixteen...

Weekend Shooting Tracker for April 18, 2014

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voices.suntimes.com - This map will update through the weekend as shootings in Chicago are confirmed. Click on a location for the time, address and other details about each shooting over the weekend. Last weekend’s shoo...

Baby boy found dead in Logan Square, wrapped in plastic bag near 2700 block North Hamlin

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abclocal.go.com - April 19, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Chicago police are investigating after an infant was found dead in a Logan Square gangway on the city's Northwest Side. The newborn boy was found wrapped inside a ...

Family, community, mourns boy, 15, killed in North Chicago - chicagotribune.com

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chicagotribune.com - Travon Beech was found dead in an alley early Thursday with a gunshot wound to the head, said his mother, Roxanne Beech. Police have not announced an arrest in the case and deferred comment today t...

Indiana man pleads guilty to killing ex-girlfriend

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wishtv.com - MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (AP) — A southwestern Indiana man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his estranged girlfriend last year in front of their teenage son. The Princeton Daily Clarion reports 32-...

Woman says beau stole her dog, TV on 1st date

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abclocal.go.com - April 19, 2014 (DOVER, N.J.) -- No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV. Dover police tell the D...

Man Charged in Malone Shooting - CIProud

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centralillinoisproud.com - PEORIA - The suspect in last Friday's shooting on Malone Street is charged after he allegedly sent one woman in the hospital.. A judge is charging Adrian Jackson  with aggravated discharge of a fir...

Baby boy found dead in Northwest Side gangway

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voices.suntimes.com - A baby boy was found dead, wrapped in a plastic bag in a Northwest Side gangway Saturday morning. About 8:30 a.m., the boy — described as a newborn — was found in a gangway in the 2700 block of Nor...

Jordan Means, another teen found dead in basement apartment in 8200 block South Houston in South Chicago

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abclocal.go.com - April 19, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- It was a violent start to the weekend in Chicago. Five people were gunned down, including two teenagers found shot to death in a basement apartment in the South Ch...

Police searching for Maryville, Illinois burglar

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kmov.com - (KMOV) -- Police in Maryville, Illinois are searching for a man involved in a residential burglary. Authorities have released surveillance photos from a Circle K gas station in the 11,000 block of ...

Teen dead after car chase, shooting end in West Town crash

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abclocal.go.com - April 19, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Authorities say a teenager died after being involved in a car chase and shooting resulting in a crash in the West Town neighborhood Saturday morning. Two cars bega...

Woman accused of biting officer claims police mistreated her

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kmov.com - (KMOV.com) - Maplewood police officers are responding to claims of police brutality from a University City woman who is accused of trying to bite and kick police.  Dacia Polk was in the parking lot...

Woman cited for DUI after driving through restaurant wall

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news-gazette.com - URBANA — No one was apparently injured Friday night when a woman drove her car through the wall of an Urbana fast-food restaurant. An Urbana police report said Leslie C. Srajek, 47, of the 1000 blo...

Danville man in custody for shooting that injured three

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news-gazette.com - DANVILLE — A Danville man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of three people in that city Friday night. A release from Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason said Cordario To...

Kroger manager fired after he slams a knife-wielding shoplifter to the ground

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news.yahoo.com - If you’re an employee of a chain store and you see a shoplifter, don’t confront them. It’s been proven again and again and again and again that no matter how noble your intentions are, you can be f...

Autopsy results released in IMPD murder-suicide

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wishtv.com - INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Autopsy results released on Saturday confirm this week’s murder-suicide involving two IMPD officers. The Marion County Coroner’s Office says Officer Kimberlee … More »

Twins, 7, Attack Carjacker With Fists and Rubber Snake

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disclosurenewsonline.com - A car thief was forced to pull over after a couple miles in the stolen vehicle because twin boys, age 7, who were in the car attacked him, police said. “One of the boys was punching the man in the ...

Woman Finds Dead Body During Easter Egg Hunt

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disclosurenewsonline.com - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with her 3-year-old son: a dead body. Tara Hanouskova said she had noticed ...

Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

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ksdk.com - CHICAGO (AP) - An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other...

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