| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:46 PM
A Belmont Cragin man who goes by the nickname of “Flintstone” was denied bail this afternoon after he was accused of shooting a man three times in front of the victim's home, leaving the man in critical condition.
Russel Villanueva, 24,...
| Jun 20, 2014
Dear Mayor Rahm Emanuel,
I appreciate your frustration regarding the newly emblazoned 20-foot-6-inch-high sign that now hangs over the riverfront near Michigan Avenue. I appreciate your concern that it is, as you put it, "tasteless" and that the...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:42 AM
Police will be canvassing the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side this afternoon as part of their investigation into an early-morning sexual assault Tuesday that left a 15-year-old girl in critical condition.
Starting at noon, detectives...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:41 PM
South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 12:05 PM
A 15-year-old honors student was on her way to school early to work on a class project when she was brutally raped and beaten last month on Chicago's Northwest Side, Cook County prosecutors said today as the suspect was ordered held on $2.5 million bail....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The Northwest Side saw three homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On Monday, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 6500 block of West Addison Street in Dunning, police said.
On Friday, a 36-...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Belmont Cragin on Saturday recorded its eighth homicide of the year, up from two homicides in 2011, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 29-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 4900 block of West Diversey Avenue in the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:56 AM
West Nile cases in the United States are 40 percent up from last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there are 1,590 confirmed cases nationally.
There have been 66 deaths so far this year.
More than 70 percent of the cases were...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by John Byrne at 12:23 p.m. Renters and condominium buyers in Chicago would get more protection from developers under a plan Mayor Richard Daley unveiled Thursday, acknowledging it comes too late to protect people who had housing trouble during.......
| Apr 28, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Seven people were shot in separate incidents overnight, Chicago police officials said.
The first shooting happened at 9:40 p.m. Friday night on the 2100 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side when a 20-...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 4:43 AM
A man was killed at his birthday party and another man was wounded when a masked gunman shot them in an apartment in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The two men were inside a second-floor apartment in the 2100 block of...