| 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,...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 7:05 AM
A 26-year-old man who was shot in the Gage Park neighborhood drove himself to the hospital early this morning, police said.
The shooting happened at about 4:24 a.m. on the 5100 block of South California Avenue, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The drama got into full swing even before the Chicago Public Schools board meeting began this morning.
Charter school supporters lined the four-block radius of CPS headquarters at 125 S. Clark St. as parents wearing superhero costumes--Superman and...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 8:01 AM
A 60-year-old man was seriously injured when two boys in their early teens robbed and shot him in the leg this morning outside his Gage Park neighborhood garage, police said.
The victim was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in serious-...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 3:24 PM
A Hubbard High School senior was shot and killed early this morning in the Gage Park neighborhood on Chicago's Southwest Side, police said.
Killed was David Corral, 17, of the 3300 block of West 63rd Street, according to the Cook County medical...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Chicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show.
Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
| Mar 28, 2012
In the words of renowned author James Baldwin, March’s Teacher of the Month, Susan Steinmiller, rejects making peace with mediocrity.
The devoted teacher drives 100 miles daily from Rockford to Gage Park High School on Chicago’s south side,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:02 AM
Eleven people were hurt this afternoon in an auto crash in the South Side's Gage Park neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The crash happened at 55th and Richmond streets just before 3 p.m. and involved an SUV and a car.
| Aug 21, 2011
| 5:03 AM
At least seven people were wounded overnight in separate shootings on the city's South and Northwest and West sides, officials said.
The first shooting happened about 10:06 p.m. on the 800 block of East 42nd Street in the Bronzeville neighborhood, said...