| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Shootings on the city's South, West and Southwest sides have left four people dead and seven others injured since midday Monday.
The toll includes two women fatally shot in the Ashburn neighbhood Monday morning, as well as the man believed to have...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:01 PM
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'...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:58 AM
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,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:08 AM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:02 AM
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,...
| May 11, 2014
| 7:12 AM
A 25-year-old man who was shot in what police said was a gang-related incident on the West Side Saturday afternoon has died, authorities said.
The victim was pronounced dead at 2:15 p.m. at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, according to...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A 29-year-old man was killed Monday morning in a stabbing in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said.
Officers found the man, later identified as Marvin Turner, while responding about 2:50 a.m. to a call of a person down on the sidewalk in...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei...
| May 4, 2014
Deadlocked in a tough campaign in September 2010, Gov. Pat Quinn launched a $55 million anti-violence grant program, doling out money to groups on the South Side and south suburbs, home to core Democratic voters.
Weeks later, Quinn piled up a 500,000-...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...