| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:50 PM
At least 13 people have been shot in Chicago at the start of the long holiday weekend, including a woman killed as she sat on a porch near Garfield Park and a man slain in front of a hair salon on the South Side, police said.
Shambreyh R. Barfield, 21,...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 6:50 AM
A 30-year-old man was critically hurt when someone opened fire during a dispute involving a cell phone early this morning in the Far South Side's West Pullman neighborhood, police said.
About 1:30 a.m., someone opened fire on a porch in the 11600...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Flight delays and power outages lingered this morning after the Chicago area was pounded by torrential rain, powerful winds and flash floods.
About 70 flights have been canceled at O'Hare International Airport and more than 250 flights were...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:35 AM
At least seven people were shot across the city Monday night, including six shot within an hour, officials said.
About 6:15 p.m., someone shot a 21-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman in the 1300 block of West Washburn Avenue in the city's University...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:39 AM
At least nine people people were wounded Wednesday in separate attacks on the city's West and South sides, officials said.
The latest shooting happened about 11:05 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Paulina Street in they city's Heart of Chicago...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The death of a 42-year-old homeless man who collapsed on a jogging track at a University of Illinois at Chicago athletic field Saturday marked at least the second cold related death of the season so far, officials say. An autopsy Sunday found Thomas...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Relatives say a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police after he allegedly fired at people on the street and then at pursuing officers suffered from a bipolar disorder. But they are still at a loss to explain what happened to their "playful,...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:32 PM
A man was shot multiple times in the chest Monday night in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood, police said.
The victim, a man in his 30s, told police he was shot three times in the chest in the 900 block of South Claremont Avenue about 7 p.m., according to...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Two cousins are accused of discharging pepper spray into the face of a New Jersey man riding the Orange Line and taking his iPad Monday morning on the Southwest Side, authorities said.
Judge James Brown set bail today at $500,000 for Thomas Garner, 18,...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:08 AM
Several people were injured this morning in an extra-alarm fire at a senior citizen high-rise on the West Side.
One person was taken to the University of Illinois Medical Center in serious condition. Four others were taken to area hospitals with what is...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A 23-year-old man was shot by police and a police officer was injured during an investigation of drug sales in the Humboldt Park neighborhood this morning, officials said.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded to the 3900 block of West Chicago...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 12:18 PM
A man who was shot after he allegedly tried to run down a police officer in the Humboldt Park neighborhood over the weekend was ordered held.
Roosevelt Hartman, 26, of the 100 block of North Laramie Avenue was charged with attempted murder of a police...