| Jun 11, 2012
| 2:53 AM
An extra-alarm fire gutted a Gage Park neighborhood auto repair shop, authorities said late Sunday.
No injuries were reported in the fire at the auto business in the 5000 block of South Western Avenue, but towering flames that burned through the roof...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 12:23 AM
Three people were shot Thursday night in the Englewood and Gage Park neighborhoods, police said.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the armpit area about 9:30 p.m. in the 3400 block of West 54th Street, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said. He&...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:38 PM
McKinley Park saw a double homicide Saturday, police said.
Two men, ages 17 and 20, were killed in an auto crash when one vehicle rammed another vehicle near the intersection of Western and Archer Avenues, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner&...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 11:37 AM
A Chicago Police Department Commander serving on the city's Southwest Side died of a heart attack Saturday night, according to a release from the department.
Cmdr. John Kupczyk was in charge of the large Chicago Lawn District, which covers such...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:11 PM
The good news: All events at the 14th annual World Music Festival will be free.
The bad: The event is smaller than last year's, with 49 shows, compared to last year's 63.
"Obviously, in a transition year, you're not working under ideal circumstances,"...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:24 AM
At least one person died and three others, including a 15-year-old boy, were injured in three separate evening shootings across the city, Chicago police said.
Daniel Green, 21, of the 7100 block of South Euclid Avenue, was the man killed, according to...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:07 PM
South Shore recorded two gunshot homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 21-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7800 block of South Colfax Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 21-year-old man...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Thursday night shootings left one person dead and four others wounded in the Washington Park, Gage Park and Little Village neighborhoods, according to police.
A 19-year-old man was killed and a 16-year-old girl wounded in a shooting about 10:10 p.m....
| Jul 28, 2012
| 8:35 AM
A man was apparently caught by a rival gang member who shot him in the head as he tagged a wall on 22nd Place, just west of California Avenue early Saturday morning, according to police.
The man, one of at least six people shot overnight, was in...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Two 16-year-old boys and eight others were wounded by gunfire across Chicago Friday night and Saturday morning, according to police.
One of the teens was shot in the 1800 block of West 18th Street in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the West Side...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 10:32 AM
A 19-year-old man was cited with driving under the influence after his car hit a taxi, causing it to spin around and hit a light pole and injuring five people in the Gage Park neighborhood, police said.
Police were seeking felony DUI charges against...
| 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...