Jun 22

Updated Jun 22

2 charged with murder in 2017 Humboldt Park shooting

...Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later. He lived in the 1600 block of South Central Park Avenue, according to the medical examiner's office...

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2 charged with murder in 2017 Humboldt Park shooting

...12:20 p.m. July 17, Murray was shot in the upper body in the 4600 block of West Augusta Boulevard, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than...

Burnett, of the 600 block of North Lockwood Avenue, was charged in late May, while charges against Almond were filed this week. Almond, who was in Illinois Department of Corrections custody, had a current home address in the 2600 block of South California Avenue — the Cook County jail.

    2 charged with murder in 2017 Humboldt Park shooting
    Two men have now been charged with murder over the July 2017 shooting death of a 29-year-old man in the West Side's Humboldt Park neighborhood. Javon Almond, 20, and Ronnie Burnett, 23, have each been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Derrick Murray. About 12:20 p.m.
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Jun 22

2 charged with murder in 2017 Humboldt Park shooting

...Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than an hour later. He lived in the 1600 block of South Central Park Avenue, according to the medical examiner's office...

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2 charged with murder in 2017 Humboldt Park shooting

...12:20 p.m. July 17, Murray was shot in the upper body in the 4600 block of West Augusta Boulevard, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead less than...

Burnett, of the 600 block of North Lockwood Avenue, was charged in late May, while charges against Almond were filed this week. Almond, who was in Illinois Department of Corrections custody, had a current home address in the 2600 block of South California Avenue — the Cook County jail.

    2 charged with murder in 2017 Humboldt Park shooting
    Two men have now been charged with murder over the July 2017 shooting death of a 29-year-old man in the West Side's Humboldt Park neighborhood. Javon Almond, 20, and Ronnie Burnett, 23, have each been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Derrick Murray. About 12:20 p.m.
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Jun 15

While investigating 2 deaths, police try to quell rumors on social media that have roiled West Side

...her family said. Her body was found June 7 in an abandoned garage in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue, about a block from where she lived and about 5 miles from where the teen...

    West Side on edge from 'Facebook madness' over deaths of girl, woman
    For weeks, the West Side of Chicago has been on edge as gruesome stories circulate on social media about a predator targeting young women. Six young girls and women were reported missing. Three have been found safe and a fourth has been contacted.
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Jun 14

West Side on edge from 'Facebook madness' over deaths of girl, woman

...saw her. Her body was found on June 7 in an abandoned garage in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue, about a block from where she lived and about five miles from where the teen...

    West Side on edge from 'Facebook madness' over deaths of girl, woman
    For weeks, the West Side of Chicago has been on edge as gruesome stories circulate on social media about a predator targeting young women. Six young girls and women were reported missing. Three have been found safe and a fourth has been contacted.
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Jun 14

Recently-Reconnected Brothers Going Viral As They Try To Track Down Their Twin Sisters

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

    Recently-Reconnected Brothers Going Viral As They Try To Track Down Their Twin Sisters
    ENON VALLEY, Pa. (KDKA/CBS LOCAL) - Two brothers who just made a pretty remarkable connection are now trying to track down their twin sisters. Ed Clark, from Enon Valley, Lawrence County, just met his half-brother, Matt Shaw, who was born in Lawrence County, but later moved to South Carolina.
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Jun 13

Updated Jun 14

Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water System

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water System
    HOUMA, LA (CBS Local) - A potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba has been found again in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Independent testing returned positive results for Naegleria fowleri, which causes fatal brain swelling and tissue destruction, in the community of Pointe-aux-Chenes, according to WWL-TV, as well as The Courier.
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    EVRYBLOCK.....what does a brain eating Amoeba have to do with two missing girls in Chicago? or over crowded commuter trains for that fact? sloppy work

Jun 14

Vigil Held Near Lawndale Garage Where Woman Found Dead

The Chicago Fire Department sawed into the garage last week where a body was discovered just two blocks from where 26-year-old Shantieya Smith was last seen on May 26 near West 16th Street and Central Park Avenue. It was later confirmed to be hers.

Neighbors offered support at the afternoon vigil Wednesday in the 1800 South Central Park Avenue.

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Sadaria Davis, 15, went missing April 27 from the 4200 block of West Adams Street. Her body was found in an abandoned building.

    Vigil Held Near Lawndale Garage Where Woman Found Dead
    A prayer vigil was held Wednesday for Shantieya Smith by family and community members where her body was found in a garage.
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Jun 14

Salmonella-Linked Pre-Cut Melon Now Found In 9 States

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Salmonella-Linked Pre-Cut Melon Now Found In 9 States
    Produced at a Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis, the fruit, packaged in clear plastic containers, was distributed to retailers in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio, the FDA said Tuesday in an update that upped the number of states to nine.
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Jun 14

Chicago Eyes Airbnb Fee To Help Domestic Violence Victims

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Chicago Eyes Airbnb Fee To Help Domestic Violence Victims
    CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago may impose a new surcharge on home share rentals through sites such as Airbnb and use the money to provide more beds at domestic violence shelters. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday the 2 percent surcharge could generate about $1.3 million.
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Jun 14

Strange Angel Projections At Chicago Theater

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Strange Angel Projections At Chicago Theater
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A new CBS show, "Strange Angel," debuts Thursday. Carol Burnett took the stage at the Chicago Theater Wednesday night, but outside the theater there was something strange happening. To promote the launch of "Strange Angel," images from the show were projected onto the front of the Chicago Theater next to the marquee.
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Jun 13

Baby Fights For Life After Mother Delays Cancer Treatment To Give Birth

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

    Baby Fights For Life After Mother Delays Cancer Treatment To Give Birth
    KILLAWOG, NY (CBS Local) - A mother in New York delayed her cancer treatment until her baby could be born. When the baby was born, she received devastating news that the infant's heart stopped multiple times. Ariana Williams is fighting to survive after suffering from brain damage following her premature birth.
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Jun 13

Family seeks answers after body of woman found in garage ID’d as Shantieya Smith

Dental records and tattoos were used to identify Smith, whose body was found under a car in a garage in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue last Thursday.

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    Family seeks answers after body of woman found in garage ID'd as Shantieya Smith
    CHICAGO -- The family of a woman missing three weeks before being found dead in a garage is speaking out. Relatives of 26-year-old Shantieya Smith say they are frustrated and feel disrespected by police. After Smith's decomposed body was identified Tuesday, the family found out on the news, not from police or the medical examiner's office.
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Jun 13

Nevada Pimp Dennis Hof Wins GOP Primary, Ousts Incumbent

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Nevada Pimp Dennis Hof Wins GOP Primary, Ousts Incumbent
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Pimp Dennis Hof, the owner of half a dozen legal brothels in Nevada and star of the HBO adult reality series "Cathouse," won a Republican primary for the state Legislature on Tuesday, ousting a three-term lawmaker. Hof defeated hospital executive James Oscarson.
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Jun 13

GOP Senator Says Republicans In ‘Cult-Like Situation ‘ With Trump

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    GOP Senator Says Republicans In 'Cult-Like Situation ' With Trump
    (CNN) - Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker ramped up his criticism of his Republican colleagues Wednesday, railing on GOP leadership for not wanting to take on President Donald Trump on core Republican issues like trade. "We're in a strange place. It's becoming a cultish thing isn't it?"
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Jun 13

Trump Claims N. Korea No Longer Nuclear Threat, Tells Americans To ‘Sleep Well’

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Trump Claims N. Korea No Longer Nuclear Threat, Tells Americans To 'Sleep Well'
    (CBS) - President Donald Trump has arrived back in Washington from his historic nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore. On Wednesday morning, he took to Twitter to claim there was "no longer" a nuclear threat posed by the North Korean regime.
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Jun 13

Metra Apologizes, Adds Cars To Relieve Overcrowding On BNSF Trains

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Metra Apologizes, Adds Cars To Relieve Overcrowding On BNSF Trains
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Metra is making an effort to alleviate the overcrowded trains some riders have been dealing with since new schedules went into effect on the BNSF Railway line on Monday. Some BNSF trains have been so crowded during the morning rush this week, Metra issued a letter of apology, and decided to add extra cars to a half dozen trains beginning Wednesday morning.
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Jun 13

FBI Agent Turns Himself In After Gun Goes Off While Doing Backflip

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    FBI Agent Turns Himself In After Gun Goes Off While Doing Backflip
    CHICAGO (CBS) - An FBI agent turned himself in following an incident where his gun went off while he was doing a backflip in a Colorado bar. Chase Bishop, 29, is being charged with second degree assault. He turned himself in after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
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Jun 12

Retired Police Officer Honored For His Bravery During Armed Carjacking

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale GarageShantieya Smith, 26, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

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13-Year-Old Reported Missing From South SideThe family of missing a missing 13-year-old girl is asking for the public’s help. Yasminda Mitchell was last seen on May 21, 2018 in the area of 100 W. 47th Street.

    Retired Police Officer Honored For His Bravery During Armed Carjacking
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Armed carjackers targeted a senior citizen who says they picked the wrong guy. The retired police officer pulled his trigger first. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez was there when the officer was recognized for his bravery. "The first guy came running at me, combat style," recalled Robert Olson.
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Jun 12

Body found in garage identified as missing woman Shantieya Smith

Smith was found underneath a car in a garage on the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

3600-3699 W. 18th St.

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Victoria Garrett, 15, was last seen June 5 in the 4000 block of West Grenshaw Street.

Sadaria Davis, 15, was last seen April 27 in the 4200 block of West Adams Street. She was found dead May 11.

    Body found in garage identified as missing woman Shantieya Smith
    CHICAGO -- The body found in a Chicago garage last week has been identified as the 26-year-old woman who was last seen May 25 , according to the medical examiner. Authorities identify her as Shantieya Smith. Smith was found underneath a car in a garage on the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue around 5:30 p.m.
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Jun 12

Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale Garage

Shantieya Smith, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25.

Around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, police found her body under a car inside a garage near 18th and Central Park.

    Missing Woman Shantieya Smith Found Dead In North Lawndale Garage
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A 26-year-old woman who had been missing for nearly two weeks was found dead on Thursday in a garage in the North Lawndale neighborhood. Shantieya Smith, of the 1700 block of South Central Park Avenue, was last seen leaving home on May 25. Around 5:30 p.m.
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Jun 09

Cops working to identify female body found Thursday in the Lawndale neighborhood

About 5:30 p.m., officers were alerted to the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue by a homeowner who found a female body underneath a vehicle, Chicago police said.

    Cops working to identify female body found Thursday in the Lawndale neighborhood
    A female body was found late Thursday afternoon underneath a vehicle in the Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.
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Jun 08

Updated Jun 09

Body Found in Garage Near Where Woman Went Missing

The Chicago Fire Department sawed into the garage where a body was discovered just 2 blocks from where 26-year-old Shantieya Smith was last seen on May 26 near West 16th Street and Central Park Avenue.

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Amy Stanislawczyk, 18, was last seen in the 3600 block of West Filmore on March 16. Sadaria Davis, 15, went missing April 27 from the 4200 block of West Adams Street. Her body was found in an abandoned building.

    Body Found in Garage Near Where Woman Went Missing
    The wait is excruciating for the family of a missing woman Thursday night as a body discovered just blocks from her home awaits identification--and they're praying it's not her.
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  • THEY NEED TO FIND THIS ANIMAL AND FIND HIM FAST HE HAS NO RESPECT FOR LIFE

Jun 09

Cops working to identify female body found Thursday on West Side

About 5:30 p.m., officers were alerted to the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue by a homeowner who found a female body underneath a vehicle, Chicago police said.

    Cops working to identify female body found Thursday on West Side
    A female body was found late Thursday afternoon underneath a vehicle in the Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.
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Jun 08

Family of missing woman await results after body found in garage

Investigators found a body underneath a car in a garage in the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue. Witnesses say it was badly decomposed but had red hair, like Smith.

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    Family of missing woman await results after body found in garage
    CHICAGO -- The family of a woman who has been missing since last month is still waiting for answers after police found a body in a garage Thursday. They are still waiting to hear from the medical examiner whether that body is 26-year-old Shantieya Smith.
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Jun 08

Woman found unresponsive underneath car in garage, police say

The woman, whose age is unknown, was found underneath a car in a garage on the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

3600-3699 W. 18th St.

    Woman found unresponsive underneath car in garage, police say
    CHICAGO -- The body of a woman was found unresponsive in a garage, according to police. The woman, whose age is unknown, was found underneath a car in a garage on the 1800 block of South Central Park Avenue around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. She was found unresponsive and was pronounced dead, police said.
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Jun 08

Body Found In North Lawndale Neighborhood

26-year-old Shantieya Smith was last seen May 26 near West 16th Street and South Central Park Avenue.

    Body Found In North Lawndale Neighborhood
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Chicago Police are investigating after a body was found in North Lawndale Thursday night. Officials say the body was found under a car inside a garage near 18 th Street and South Central Park. Family members fear that it may be that of a woman who disappeared nearly two weeks ago.
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Jun 07

West Side Residents Fear Cases Of 4 Missing Females Might Be Connected

Shantieya Smith, 26, was last seen on May 25 in front of her home near 16th and Central Park. She is a 5-foot-8 and 115 pound black woman with brown eyes and...

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Anna Stanislawczyk, 18, was last seen around 5 p.m. on March 16 near Central Park and Fillmore. She is a 5-foot-7 and 100-pound white woman, with red hair and brown eyes.

Victoria Garrett, 15, was last seen leaving home on June 3 near Pulaski and Grenshaw. She is a 5-foot-4 and 160 pound black girl, with black braided hair and brown eyes.

Another missing teenager, 15-year-old Sadaria Davis, was found dead in a vacant building near Hamlin and Madison on May 11, about two weeks after she went missing from her home less than a mile away in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.

    West Side Residents Fear Cases Of 4 Missing Females Might Be Connected
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Several community leaders, pastors, and parents on the West Side fear the cases of four missing young women might be linked, including one that ended with a teenage girl found dead in a vacant building.
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