| 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...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:53 PM
South Shore has seen two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 50-year-old man was...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 9:13 AM
Chicago police have issued an alert today for a Southwest Side teen who has been missing since Friday.
Jovanny Santillan, 14, was last seen in the area of 50th Street and Maplewood Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood, according to a release from Chicago...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:16 PM
Two car salesmen were carjacked last month on the South Side and police are warning businesses to be on high alert.
The first vehicular hijacking happened Oct. 10 in the 6800 block of South Oakley Avenue at 1:20 p.m. when a man asked an auto...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Everything was ready for Christopher Valdez’s fourth birthday party on Friday: the cake and presents from family members who planned to congregate at the home of the boy’s grandparents in Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood.
| Dec 2, 2011
| 9:59 AM
A 24-year-old man was in serious condition Thursday night after he was shot in the face and neck in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The man was shot about 8:20 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Rockwell Street, police said.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 5:51 PM
A 20-year-old man was pronounced dead this morning after being shot on the Southwest Side, officials said.
The man was walking with another man on the 5400 block of South Mozart Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood at about 11:54 a.m. when a van...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 1:57 AM
At least six people were wounded early Sunday morning in four shootings across the city.
The shootings happened as far north as Uptown, which has seen a rash of shootings over the past three weeks, and as far south as Englewood, with two other...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Cook County Public Guardian Robert Harris is sharply criticizing the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services after a 4-year-old boy was beaten to death.
"Untill a child dies, it doesn't seem to get much attention," Harris said....
| Jan 14, 2012
| 6:28 AM
Four men were shot in Chicago between about 8:45 and 10:45 p.m. on Friday, according to police.
One of the men, 31, died after he was shot by two people who approached him on foot, according to a release from the Chicago Police Department.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Three women have been killed in Chicago homicides since Saturday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, a 17-year-old girl was fatally shot in the 6600 block of South May Street in Englewood, police said.
On Saturday, a 53-...
| 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.