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Charges filed in UIC parking garage slaying

Charges filed in UIC parking garage slaying

The Tribune has an update on the UIC parking garage shooting case. The victim’s husband was charged with one count of first-degree murder and is expected to appear in bond court tomorrow. An Austin neighborhood man has been charged with fatally shooting his 48-year-old estranged wife in a University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center parking garage…

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UIC hospital garage slaying victim dies of multiple gunshot wounds

UIC hospital garage slaying victim dies of multiple gunshot wounds

The man suspected of shooting and killing a woman at the UIC Medical Center was taken into custody on Friday. The suspect has been identified as the victim’s estranged husband: A suspect was taken into custody this morning in connection with the shooting death of a 48-year-old woman in a University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center…

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Robbed at gunpoint, put in car trunk

Robbed at gunpoint, put in car trunk

The Chicago Journal has compiled a list of recent crimes that have happened in the South Loop area: Two people had thousands of dollars worth of possessions stolen at the 1500 S. Jefferson St. parking lot on Nov. 18 at about 9 p.m. Read more: Robbed at gunpoint, put in car trunk | Chicago Journal

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UIC police address recent campus crimes

An article from NBC Chicago reassures UIC students that it isn’t the university crime rate that has increased, just the rate of crime alerts sent to students: Due to a series of student robberies in and around campus, including a few on Chicago Transit Authority buses over the summer, there have been dozens of crime…

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8 years for Little Village woman for forcing girl into prostitution

8 years for Little Village woman for forcing girl into prostitution

The Tribune has this frightening story about a woman who was sentenced today for running a brothel out of Pilsen: A woman accused of operating a brothel in the Pilsen neighborhood and forcing young women and girls into prostitution has been sentenced to 8 years in prison after pleading guilty, authorities said. Rubicela Montero, 40, pleaded guilty…

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Teen boy wounded in Pilsen shooting

Teen boy wounded in Pilsen shooting

CBS has a report about a teenager was shot and wounded in Pilsen last night: A teenage boy was wounded in a South Side shooting Wednesday night in the Pilsen neighborhood. The 16-year-old boy was walking in the 1700 block of West 17th Street when multiple shots were fired and he was wounded, said police…

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