| Feb 16, 2014
| 12:44 PM
A 26-year-old man was ordered held without bail in a shooting attack that left a man dead and a 17-year-old boy wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood in 2011.
Lavonte Moore, 26, was arrested in South Carolina on a murder warrant for the May 20,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
A 16-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot while trying to defend himself during a robbery in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The teen was in the 500 block of North Monticello when a robber or robbers approached him...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:51 PM
The official Chicago police tally of shootings last weekend was a rare number: zero.
The streak started after a 41-year-old man was shot at 8:20 p.m. Friday in the Austin community and was still going as of midday Monday, according to a police...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A parolee tried to rob a West Garfield Park man outside his home, shot him when he tried to drive away, rifled through the man’s pockets as he sat dying and robbed the woman he was with, prosecutors said today.
Anthony Tucker, 41, was charged with...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:53 PM
An autopsy conducted today determined that a 51-year-old woman whose body was found Friday wrapped in a blanket in an East Garfield Park alley had been strangled, officials said.
Police found Velma Howard in an alley on the 600 block of North Homan...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Auburn Gresham and New City each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, an 18-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 8000 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Two days...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The death this week of a woman beaten up more than a decade ago in the East Garfield Park neighborhood has been ruled a homicide, authorities said.
Shantil Moore, 28, who had been living at a nursing home in the 2400 block of West Touhy Avenue, was...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:38 AM
A West Side man charged with murder in a Thursday shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead was ordered held without bail in Cook County bond court today.
Police believe Harold Cook, 22, of the 4200 block of West West End Avenue, fatally shot Terrell...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:39 PM
A man who was trying to get back at several men who robbed him and three friends at an East Garfield Park liquor store last fall has been charged with murder in the killing of one of the friends who helped in the payback scheme, prosecutors said.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The mother of Natasha McShane left the courtroom in tears today as a neurosurgeon described the damage done to her daughter’s brain when the Northern Ireland exchange student was beaten by a baseball bat-wielding mugger in Chicago’s Bucktown...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Two men were shot to death on city sidewalks Tuesday night on the West Side and three others were wounded across the city, according to police.
Uriel Quinones, 20, was shot to death in the 2200 block of South Oakley Avenue in the Heart of Chicago...
| Dec 20, 2013
In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches.
Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...