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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Bank held up in Austin Neighborhood

2 black guys walk in to a bank flash a gun and pass a note while a armed guard sits and watches. C.P.D. notified and show no report was taken and they failed to notify the F.B.I. says field agent from the Chicago office. 

Update :
April 20, 2014 (CHICAGO) -- Authorities are investigating a Saturday morning bank robbery at a BMO Harris Bank branch in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

The robbery happened at 10:57 a.m. at the branch at 4959 W. North Ave., according to the FBI.

Authorities are searching for two male black suspects described as being between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-10 with brown eyes, the FBI said. One suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black skull cap and blue jeans, and the other was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.

The suspects displayed a handgun, the FBI said. Anyone with information on the robbery should call the FBI at (312) 421-6700.

2 monkeys found dead in the 8200 block S. Houston

April 19, 2014 (CHICAGO)  -- It was a violent start to the weekend in Chicago. Five people were gunned down, including two teenagers found shot to death in a basement apartment in the South Chicago neighborhood.

Since Friday night, 12 people have been wounded and five people killed in shootings all across Chicago. Three of those shootings were on the West and Near West Sides. The two teenagers were killed in the 8200 block of South Houston.

A family was left in shock as weekend violence erupted in their South Chicago neighborhood, claiming the life of 16-year-old Jordan Means and another teen.

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"I'm really ready to leave Chicago and go south or something. Enough is enough," said Octavia Fuller, family friend.
The gruesome discovery was made around 10:30 Saturday morning inside a basement apartment near 82nd and Houston after witnesses told police they heard shots ring out. Officers arrived to find the Bowen High School student and another teen shot and killed.

"That's my little brother, that's my heart, that's my everything," said Megan Willis, victim's sister.

Hours earlier, another person was killed in the1600 block of West Hubbard Street.

Nicholas Ramirez, 19, was killed about 2:30 a.m. Saturday as he was being chased by a group of men in another car. The Chicago man died after the vehicle he was driving careened into at least one other vehicle before crashing into a concrete median.

Investigators say at least one suspect then fired into the crashed vehicle before driving away.

Since the weekend's first shooting Friday evening, five people have been killed and at least 12 others have been wounded in shootings across the city, leaving some concerned about the possibility of another violent summer.

"These young guys and young ladies, they don't have an outlet," said Charles Hudson, Chicago resident.

Female Chicago Police Officer & Male Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Officer involved in husband/wife murder/suicide in Chicago's Garfield Ridge Community - 5300 Block of South Austin Ave - Chicago Police Officer Veronica Rizzo Acevedo & Cook County Sheriff Deputy Javier Acevedo


A man and woman both in law enforcement were found dead Sunday morning in the 5300 block of South Austin.

The couple are a wife who is a Chicago police officer and a husband who is a county sheriff's deputy. It's believed the woman was shot and killed by her husband, who then turned the gun on himself.

The couple was found dead just after 5 a.m. Sunday. The deaths drew a huge police response to the area of Austin and Archer.

Cook County sheriff's police confirm to Eyewitness News that a veteran corrections officer, Javier Acevedo is believed to have killed his Chicago police officer wife Veronica Rizzo Acevedo.
Javier Acevedo has been with the sheriff's department for 25 years, the agency said. Law enforcement are still investigating the motive for this murder-suicide.