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    NEWS

    Man Who Police Say Fatally Shot His Wife In Target Parking Lot In Chicago Arrested: Report

    A 50-year-old man who police say fatally shot his wife in a Target parking lot this week has been arrested. He is charged with first-degree murder.
    By David Wetzel
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    WHAT TO WATCH & LISTEN TO

    EXCLUSIVE: ‘Gangster Disciples’ Boss Larry Hoover In REELZ Crime Documentary

    A new REELZ doc looks at the founder of the Chicago street gang, Gangster Disciples, Larry Hoover. He is now behind bars, but some celebrities have called for his release.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man accused of killing two people, kidnapping woman on Chicago's South Side

    A man has been charged in connection to the fatal shooting of two people on Chicago's South Side. The suspect is also accused of kidnapping a woman.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Two Illinois suspects accused of going on 5-hour crime spree, killing father stringing Christmas decorations

    Two Illinois suspects were arrested in connection to a Dec. 14 crime spree that included the murder of a man hanging Christmas lights, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    The probation-era St. Valentine's Day Massacre changed the perception of the mob. But, it also remains unsolved.

    The St. Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago left seven gang members dead. But, it also pushed mob boss Al Capone into the spotlight. Technically, the case is unsolved.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Man stabbed 2 victims to death in Indianapolis, 1 of them more than 100 times, according to police

    A Chicago man allegedly stabbed two people to death in Indianapolis. One of the victims was stabbed over 100 times. The suspect took a Greyhound bus to Chicago where he was arrested on other charges.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Indiana man accused of murdering motorist after accident in Illinois now facing charges in separate murder

    A man accused of a fatal shooting on an Illinois interstate last summer has been connected to a second murder in Chicago, police announced.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    No bail for off-duty Chicago cop accused of killing girlfriend during domestic argument

    A Chicago police officer was charged with murdering his girlfriend during an argument last week. He has since been relieved of duty, and ordered held without bail.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    Chicago man gunned down high school senior, injured four other teens in shooting, cops say

    A Chicago man reportedly admitted to killing one high schooler, injuring four more in Skokie shooting. The suspect has been charged with murder.
    By Nate Homan
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    NEWS

    ‘You could see how startled he is’: Suspect allegedly shoots elderly man going to buy newspaper in Chicago's Chinatown: Cops

    A suspect is under arrest in connection to the cold-blooded execution of an elderly man on a street in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    GANGSTERS

    He led a Chicago gang with an iron fist for decades, including murder. Prosecutors finally convicted him.

    A leader of a Chicago gang was convicted of various crimes, including several murders. Prosecutors detailed his crimes during a lengthy trial. He faces life in prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Police hunting for 16-year-old boy after neighbor fatally struck by stray bullet while reading her baby Bible

    Authorities issued a first-degree murder warrant for a 16-year-old Illinois boy accused of firing the stray bullet that killed his neighbor in her home.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Chicago man accused of killing pregnant girlfriend, dumping her body in Lake Michigan

    Chicago Police and Lake County Sheriff's Department charged a Chicago man with fatally stabbing the pregnant girlfirend and dumping her in Lake Michigan.
    By Nate Homan
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    SERIAL KILLERS

    A victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy was just identified. Here's how police found out who it was.

    A victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy was just identified using DNA. Police announced the name 40 years after the victim was killed by the famous murderer.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    7-year-old girl murdered, 6-year-old hurt as gunfire erupted at a Chicago home. Police say they arrested a suspect.

    A 7-year-old girl was shot and killed in Chicago in August. A suspect was arrested in the case and charged with murder and attempted murder.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Chicago man used kitchen utensils to kill his grandma, told therapist about his plans before attack: cops

    A man in Chicago faces a murder charge after he beat his grandmother to death with kitchen utensils, cops said. The suspect told a therapist about his plans to kill.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Chicago teen taking out the garbage gets caught in middle of daylight shootout

    A Chicago teenager was taking out the trash when he was caught in the middle of a shootout. Police say the teen was shot, but expected to survive.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Woman stole identities of Chicago murder victims — some as young as 2 years old — to get tax refunds: feds

    A woman in Illinois is accused of stealing the identities of homicide victims to file false tax returns and COVID-19 relief loans, federal prosecutors say.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Chicago mother allegedly shot dead her son over missing Memory Card: prosecutors

    A Chicago woman upset a memory card was missing allegedly fatally shot her 12-year-old son after he said he didn’t know where it was, prosecutors said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Chicago teenager accused of murder after allegedly shooting man selling loose cigarettes on train

    An Illinois teenager was charged with murder as an adult after he allegedly fatally shot a man aboard a Chicago Transit Authority Red Line train, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Very sad situation’: 2 Illinois brother allegedly buried mother, sister in backyard after their deaths: Police

    Police in the Chicago area searched a home after two brothers allegedly buried relatives in the backyard. The suspects are in custody but have not been charged.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    ‘Justice Is Being Served’: Teenager arrested after allegedly shooting 70-year-old woman in botched carjacking

    An Illinois 17-year-old teenager and a second juvenile allegedly murdered an elderly woman getting ready to go to work during a botched carjacking.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • chicago man hits two cops with car drags one of them charged with attempted murder
    NEWS

    Suspect hits two cops with vehicle, dragging one underneath, now charged with attempted murder

    A Chicago man hits two police officers with his car, dragging one underneath. Now, police say man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.
    By Todd Betzold
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    NEWS

    Chicago pharmacist arrested for selling dozens of COVID-19 vaccination cards on eBay, feds say

    A Chicago pharmacist has been arrested after sold 125 COVID-19 vaccination cards on eBay, feds say. He has been charged with 12 counts of theft of government property.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Here's why police arrested mom of two brothers allegedly involved in fatal shooting of Chicago cop

    Police have taken into custody the mother of two brothers in Illinois who were arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a cop during a traffic stop.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Police arrest two brothers after Chicago officer fatally shot during traffic stop for expired plates

    Two brothers in Illinois are under arrest in connection to the fatal shooting of a police officer who stopped the pair for a traffic violation.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Feds: Fugitive captured in connection with 7-year-old girl’s shooting death in Chicago McDonald’s drive-thru

    Authorities have captured the man they say is responsible for the shooting death of a 7-year-old Illinois girl who was at a McDonald’s with her father.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Vietnam vet, 73, killed when Chicago teenagers attempt carjacking: ‘It was two guys preying on a senior citizen’

    Two teenagers in Illinois allegedly hit a 73-year-old Vietnam veteran in the head, killing him, during an attempted carjacking, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • couple shot at parade man charged with shooting one victim cops believe victim accidentally shot his girlfriend
    NEWS

    Man accidently shoots girlfriend, then gets a gun turned on himself: cops

    A couple was shot at a Chciago Puerto Rican Day parade, but police say man accidentally shot his girlfriend before he was killed execution style.
    By Todd Betzold
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    COLD CASES

    Chicago area teen murdered more than 50 years ago. Now, police say they arrested the suspected killer.

    Police in the Chicago Suburb of Naperville say they arrested a suspect in the 50-year-old cold-case murder of a teen. The suspect was found using DNA.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • chicago
    NEWS

    Chicago alderman and her chief of staff accused of accepting home improvement bribes

    A Chicago elected official was charged by federal officials with bribery. The alderman took money related to a home improvement projects, according to prosecutors.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    COLD CASES

    Pregnant woman gunned down in a Chicago park, police continue to hunt for killer in cold-case murder

    Ida Arvizu and three other people were shot in a car in Chicago in 2017. Years later, police have yet to make an arrest and the case has gone cold.
    By Victor Fakunle
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