| Dec 25, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Jack A. Lawrence, whose career as a cryptographer spanned nearly four decades, died Dec. 19 of pulmonary fibrosis at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring retirement community.
The longtime Columbia resident was 85.
He was born and raised in Chicago, where...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:56 PM
A Chicago man was charged with trying to have someone kill two witnesses about to testify at his son’s murder trial, authorities said.
Euripides Caguana, also known as “Caca,” 59, of Chicago, Caguana, of the 3700 block of West 81st...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Twin 9-year-old girls who were missing from the Ashburn neighborhood after their aunt disappeared with them and her 9-year-old son have been found safe, police said this afternoon.
No details were released, but at about 4:30 p.m. police announced the...
| Mar 1, 2013
The 15 employees of the Southwest Organizing Project, a nonprofit community group on Chicago's Southwest Side, are housed in a small, shared office space when they aren't out in the community.
They are out a lot in the neighborhoods, ones particularly...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Austin last week recorded its fifth homicide of the month, its 35th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 15-year-old boy was shot to death Dec. 20 in the 4800 block of West Quincy Street, police said.
| May 7, 2013
| 5:25 AM
A suspected Auschwitz concentration camp guard and former Chicago resident was arrested Monday in Germany, according to a Nazi-hunting group.
Prosecutors in Stuttgart did not name the 93-year-old man, but said he was arrested on "strong suspicion" of...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 1:30 PM
A Chicago high school student was ordered held Monday on $250,000 bail in a Christmas Day shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood.
Avante Temple is accused of opening fire on another teen on the city’s Southwest Side about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Temple,...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:08 PM
New City and Woodlawn each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Saturday in Woodlawn, a man was shot to death in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue and a 28-year-old woman was fatally shot in the...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Greater Grand Crossing and the Lower West Side each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Greater Grand Crossing, a 30-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7000 block of South Perry...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 8:25 PM
One man died and eight others were wounded in separate shooting attacks across the city Friday night and Saturday morning, police said.
A 26-year-old man was shot on the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue in the University Village / Little Italy...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:55 PM
A 15-year-old boy was wounded Wednesday night in a shooting on the Southwest Side, Chicago police said this morning.
A gunman opened fire on the teen in the 3300 block of West 83rd Street in the Ashburn neighborhood just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, police...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Austin saw three homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, two men, ages 22 and 25, were shot to death in the 1200 block of North Mason Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 35-year-old man was...