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Man and 3-year-old grazed by gunfire while parking in Back of the Yards

Police said a 52-year-old man was parking his vehicle with a 3-year-old boy in the backseat when someone in a light green SUV fired shots.

Man and 3-year-old grazed by gunfire while parking in Back of the Yards
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Ex-Chicago student gets 8 years for spying for Chinese government

He allegedly swore an oath of allegiance to the Chinese Ministry of State Security while studying at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago and even enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Ex-Chicago student gets 8 years for spying for Chinese government
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Body taken with stolen funeral home van found in Chicago

Someone took the van Saturday from a funeral home in Rockford with a man's body inside the van at the time.

Body taken with stolen funeral home van found in Chicago
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2 killed, 3 critically injured in Chicago apartment shooting

The ages and genders of the victims were not immediately available, but apparently no children were involved, Loughran said.

2 killed, 3 critically injured in Chicago apartment shooting
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Man who helped clean crime scene in case of baby cut from womb to be released in 4 months

The man said at the hearing he was misled by his “then-girlfriend” and her daughter. He said he had no prior knowledge of what the women planned to do but used “poor judgment” after the fact when cleaning up the crime scene.

Man who helped clean crime scene in case of baby cut from womb to be released in 4 months
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Judge OKs trial for Illinois paramedics in patient's death

Peggy Finley and Peter Cadigan are charged in the December death of 35-year-old Earl Moore in Springfield. They pleaded not guilty Friday and are being held in the Sangamon County Jail on $1 million bond each.

Judge OKs trial for Illinois paramedics in patient's death
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Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: January 15, 2023

Here is a brief summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois.

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: January 15, 2023
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Man charged in gang-related killing of Chicago girl in 2016

The 27-year-old man is accused of shooting the 15-year-old girl while she was riding in a vehicle on Lake Shore Drive during the 2016 Memorial Day weekend. Dozens of people were shot in Chicago and at least six died over that three-day period.

Man charged in gang-related killing of Chicago girl in 2016
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Illinois man gets 19 years in prison for enticing teen girl

The Crystal Lake man had been out of prison for about six weeks after serving time on a child pornography conviction when he met the girl on a social media app in 2020.

Illinois man gets 19 years in prison for enticing teen girl
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Little Village teenager in critical condition after he was shot in the buttocks

Police said a 15-year-old boy was walking down the street when two unknown people ambushed him from an alley. One of the shots hit him in the buttocks.

Little Village teenager in critical condition after he was shot in the buttocks