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  • 1 dead, 5 others hurt in city shootings

    1 dead, 5 others hurt in city shootings
    One person is dead and at least five others have been wounded in separate shootings on the city's South and West sides since late Saturday morning, police said. The latest shooting happened shortly before midnight near 51st and Wood streets in the city'...
  • Man gets 65 years for West Side shooting in 2012

    Man gets 65 years for West Side shooting in 2012
    A northwest suburban man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for shooting a man five times and beating him with the gun outside a West Side tire shop in 2012. According to a press release from the the Cook County state's attorney's office,...
  • 3 dead among 22 wounded in shootings Friday, early Saturday

    3 dead among 22 wounded in shootings Friday, early Saturday
    Three people were killed and at least 19 wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning, including two officers wounded in a Far South Side shootout. The shootout was one of two officer-involved shootings...
  • Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV on West Side

    Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV on West Side
    A man riding a motorcycle was killed this morning when a speeding SUV driver turned left in front of him in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The man, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital following the crash in the 3900 block of...
  • Austin, East Garfield Park each log 2 homicides

    Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
  • 1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    A Forest Park man was killed and seven people were wounded between Monday afternoon and early this morning across Chicago, officials said. Monte Tillman, 33, was shot around 3:15 p.m. Monday near Lake Street and Laramie Avenue in the Austin...
  • City shootings leave 3 dead, 7 hurt

    City shootings leave 3 dead, 7 hurt
    Three men were killed and at least seven people injured in shootings across the city Sunday night and Monday morning, with another man apparently stabbed to death, authorities said. Monday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood, police were...
  • 1 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    A man was killed in an apparent carjacking and 12 people were wounded, including a 74-year-old man, in shootings across Chicago Tuesday through early this morning, according to authorities. The carjacking victim, Paul Pyron, 21, was shot in the chest...
  • West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system

    West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system
    The Chicago Board of Education tabled a vote Wednesday on whether to renew an agreement with the operators of a West Side charter school and indicated no action will be taken until the private group signs on to a new citywide accountability system....
  • 2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings

    2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings
    Two men were shot to death and 14 others wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning. The most recent homicide happened about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the 3400 block of West Madison Street near Garfield Park in the East...
  • Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit

    Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit
    Two years after marijuana possession became a ticketable offense, arresting people with a few grams of the drug remains a bad habit for law enforcement, drug policy researchers said Monday at a Roosevelt University symposium. Cook County has the highest...
  • Chicago green lights $1 lot purchase program

    Chicago green lights $1 lot purchase program
    The city of Chicago is moving forward with its $1 lot purchase program, declaring the pilot effort a success even before lot sales have been finalized. Earlier this year, the city began accepting applications from homeowners, block clubs and non-profit...