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Man shot while driving in Edgewater

File A 28-year-old man told police that a gunman shot him in the back of the neck while he was stopped for a red light in the 1200 block of West Foster on Thursday evening. No one is in custody. Police said the man was waiting for the light to change when someone opened fire

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Andersonville

Court Report: 15-time felon gets 3 years for attacking 66-year-old woman in Uptown (Plus other recent case resolutions)

Derrick Burke is heading to prison for his 15th felony sentence. | CPD; Google Fourteen-time convicted felon Derrick Burke is now a fifteen-time convicted felon after he pleaded guilty to battering a 66-year-old woman on an Uptown’s playground last summer. Burke pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated battery in a public place in exchange for the

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Andersonville

Uptown: “Hoarder” found dead in van

The van was parked at 4530 North Marine Drive, police said. | Google Chicago police have launched a death investigation after a severely decomposed body was found in a vehicle in the Uptown neighborhood. Police were called to the 4500 block of North Marine Drive shortly after 1:30 Wednesday afternoon by a man who reported