| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Authorities are questioning a man suspected of beating a Chicago police officer as the officer tried to break up a fight in the West Englewood neighborhood over the weekend.
The 29-year-old man was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. Monday in the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:38 AM
A man in his 40s was injured this morning in a shooting in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened on the 6700 block of South Loomis Boulevard at about 10:10 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Michael...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Two people were shot tonight in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Paramedics were called about 9:50 p.m. to the 5500 block of South Shields Avenue where two people had been shot, according to fire...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 17-year-old boy walked up to an 18-year-old man with a shotgun Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
| Aug 19, 2013
Thousands of years is an awfully long period of time. You might think that life was unimaginably different in the ancient Middle East, and that we today, working at our 21st century jobs, would find it unrecognizable.
But it turns out that when it comes...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:27 AM
One person was killed and at least four other people were wounded in shootings on the South and Southwest sides overnight, police said.
Around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, a gunman walked up and shot two men as they stood on a corner in the 6700 block of...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:28 AM
When Metra CEO Alex Clifford asked about his chances for keeping his job, he received a bruising reply from the rail agency's board chairman, according to a memo that offers a snapshot of political clout as allegedly practiced in Illinois.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Lawyers for disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich filed a long-awaited appeal of his conviction and 14-year sentence late Monday, arguing that U.S. District Judge James Zagel's "one-sided evidentiary rulings" favored prosecutors and that the stiff...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Eight people were shot and wounded across Chicago overnight, including a man and a teen in the South Chicago neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The two were shot in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue around 6:35 a.m. A 45-year-old man...
| Jul 8, 2013
On July 9, 2011, Demitrius Chrystal, 23, and Jeffrey Butler, 19, were killed in a double homicide in the Englewood neighborhood.
They were shot around 2 a.m. in a vehicle and their bodies lay outside Demitrius' mother's home in the 6900 block of South...