| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:17 AM
A 19-year-old man who was fatally shot in the Gage Park neighborhood Thursday evening has been identified, authorities said.
The man, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Sergio Mora, was shot in the left side in the 2300 block...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:20 AM
An Aberdeen man accused of pushing a woman out a third-floor window in Chicago declined Wednesday to be voluntarily extradited to Illinois to face a murder charge.
Daniel E. Neasom, 29, is wanted in Cook County, Ill.
About 5:30 a.m. July 23, 2011,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The man who's wanted in Chicago on a murder charge has apparently been in Aberdeen since at least May, according to paperwork filed with the Brown County Clerk of Court's Office.
Chicago police sent Aberdeen police a request May 31 to obtain a DNA...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Three people were hurt in overnight shootings in the West and Southwest Sides, including an apparent drive-by that injured a 17-year-old girl walking down the sidewalk, authorities said.
About 10:45 p.m., the 17-year-old girl was walking in the 6200...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Porshe Foster and Taniesha Dukes were inseparable friends since 5th grade and both teens attended the same vocational high school. Foster was studying to be an architect, while Dukes wanted to work in construction.
On Monday night the two were outside a...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 5:08 PM
Visitation and funeral services have been set for Walter Patmon Jr., a Chicago firefighter who died on duty Sunday night of natural causes.
The 18-year veteran died Sunday night of a heart attack less than an hour after returning from a minor fire,...