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  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 41-year-old man who was stabbing his estranged wife outside her home was shot to death by police when he charged at them with a knife late Sunday in the Gage Park neighborhood, Chicago...
  • Police kill man they say was stabbing estranged wife

    Police kill man they say was stabbing estranged wife
    A 41-year-old man who was stabbing his estranged wife outside her home was shot to death by police when he charged at them with a knife late Sunday in the Gage Park neighborhood, Chicago police said. The suspect was dead at the scene at a home in the...
  • 2 injured in Southwest Side crash

    2 injured in Southwest Side crash
    Two people were taken to area hospitals following a traffic crash this morning that sent at least six ambulances to the scene in the Gage Park neighborhood. The Emergency Medical Services Plan 1, which sends six ambulances to a scene, was called for the...
  • Women comprise 12 percent of homicide victims in 2013

    Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
  • Man charged with murder 4 years after teen killed in SUV wreck

    Man charged with murder 4 years after teen killed in SUV wreck
    A Southwest Side man has been charged in the 2009 death of a 16-year-old boy ejected from an SUV when it was rammed by a van during a chase, prosecutors said. Hugo “Juicy” Ocon, 30, has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying...
  • Author George Saunders maps the origins of his writing

    Author George Saunders maps the origins of his writing
    We sped south on Cicero Avenue. Through Oak Lawn, Alsip, Crestwood, a flat, aging strip-malled landscape of crumbling pizza joints and ancient tanning parlors, fast-food chains, tile-supply stores and — "Wow!" I shouted, "Look! The Brazen Head!"...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt
    Three shootings in the city since Friday night have left a 21-year-old man dead and three people hurt, Chicago police said. The fatal shooting happened about 8:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. Officers found the...
  • Man shot, critically hurt after attackers enter Southwest Side apartment

    Man shot, critically hurt after attackers enter Southwest Side apartment
    A man was shot and critically injured Saturday evening after two armed attackers entered a Gage Park apartment looking for someone else, police said. About 7 p.m., two assailants entered a basement apartment in the 5400 block of South Sawyer Avenue,...
  • West Garfield Park logs 2 homicides in 3 days

    West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
  • Cops warn Chicago Lawn, Gage Park businesses of robberies

    Cops warn Chicago Lawn, Gage Park businesses of robberies
    Chicago police officials are warning business owners in the Chicago Lawn/Gage Park area of increased robbery incidents this month. The robberies happened on Dec. 6 at about 6 p.m. on the 2800 block of West 59th Street, then a robbery happened on Dec. 9...
  • New City sees 4 homicides in 10 days

    New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...