| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 5:11 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:11 AM
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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
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...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:07 PM
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!"...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:03 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 4:28 AM
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,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
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...