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    Officers tried to conduct a traffic stop on a 2012 Kia Sedan in the 4800 block of West Chicago Avenue but it fled “at a high rate of speed.” A man was killed and several others injured in a crash Saturday after a driver fled a traffic stop in Austin on the West Side.

    Officers tried to stop a 2012 Kia sedan about 9:20 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Chicago Avenue in Austin, according to preliminary information from Chicago police. The male driver fled southbound on Pulaski Road “at a high rate...

  • 2 killed, 4 wounded Wednesday in Chicago shootings

    In one of Wednesday’s fatal shootings, a woman was shot in the head inside a store in Cragin on the Northwest Side. Four people were shot—two fatally—Wednesday in Chicago, including a woman who was killed in Cragin on the Northwest Side.

    The woman was inside a store about 11:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Fullerton Avenue when a man confronted her and their altercation turned physical, Chicago police said. The man shot the woman in the head, then fled in a dark-colored SUV.

    The woman was...

  • Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence

    The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that overlap with 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond’s birthday and the anniversary of her death, according to news station