| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:58 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer managed to avoid being hit by gunfire in the Chatham neighborhood early this morning but a friend with him was hit, police said.
The two were outside a residence in the 7500 block of South Wabash Avenue about 2:20 a.m....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Two people were wounded this evening, one seriously, in separate shootings on the city's South Side.
About 6:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot on the 8000 block of South Stewart Avenue in the city's West Chatham neighborhood, officials said.
| Oct 2, 2011
| 4:18 AM
A 43-year-old south suburban man was found dead in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood after being shot multiple times, according to authorities.
A spokesman for the Cook County medical examine's office said Darryl McWilliams, of the 17900 block of Edwards...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A man was shot to death in the East Chatham neighborhood early this morning, down the block from his home, authorities said.
The man was on the street in the 7900 block of South Drexel Boulevard just before 6 a.m. when he was fatally shot, said Chicago...
| May 20, 2011
| 6:00 AM
A year after Chicago Police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was fatally shot in front of his parents’ Chatham home, his former commander says he’s done his best not to be angry despite the enduring emotional toll.
“I still remember the...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Five homicides were recorded in Chicago on Monday, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At about 1:50 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5600 block of South May Street in...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 8:17 AM
A man who had barricaded himself in a home in Chicago's West Chatham neighborhood this morning was shot and wounded by a police officer after he lunged at the officer with knife, police said.
At about 5:15 a.m., Chicago officers at a home near 83rd...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Chicago saw a spate of shootings and a fatal stabbing overnight, a more typical night of violence in the city after a 60-hour lull that ended early Friday.
The 2½ day streak without a shooting in the city ended about 1:40 a.m. Friday when a 47-year-...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 11:44 AM
A Vernon Hills man has been charged with drug and traffic offenses after paramedics had to climb inside his car to revive him after he had passed out behind the wheel on a street in the Buena Park neighborhood on Chicago's North Side.
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Deerfield-based drugstore giant Walgreen Co. and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that Walgreens will open dozens of new food outlets as the retailer upgrades stores and expands in Chicago. The plan will include the addition of 600 jobs in...
| Jul 5, 2011
Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell."
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:11 AM
A retired school teacher and security guard calmly recounted in federal court today how they were shot and wounded four years ago when three masked men stormed into a Chatham neighborhood bank.
One of the alleged suspects, David Vance, is on trial in...