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  • Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears

    Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears
    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...
  • 20 homicides in first week of July

    Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop...
  • At least 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    At least 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    Shootings left at least 8 people on the South and West sides wounded overnight, according to police. Three of the shootings happened between 4:50 and 5:40 a.m., police said. A 60-year-old woman was shot in the chin about 4:50 a.m. in 4500 block of...
  • First speed cameras issue warnings starting Monday

     First speed cameras issue warnings starting Monday
    Chicago’s first operational speed cameras are going to start issuing warning tickets Monday near Gompers Park on the North Side, with fines kicking in after the first 30 days, city officials announced Friday. Two cameras will keep tabs on...
  • Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations

    Emanuel announces 50 speed camera locations
    Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
  • Police: Shooter fleeing scene kills woman in crash

    Police: Shooter fleeing scene kills woman in crash
    A man who shot someone in the East Garfield Park neighborhood fled the scene and caused a fatal crash a mile away, according to police. Officers were pursuing his vehicle, wanted in connection with the 11:30 p.m. shooting in the 100 block of Springfield...
  • Woman charged with attacking teenager with frying pan

    Woman charged with attacking teenager with frying pan
    A Blue Island woman was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Sunday after she allegedly attacked her teenage girlfriend and stole electronics from the teen’s home on Friday. Autumn N. Leak, 20, of the 12000 block of Fairway Circle, was charged...
  • 7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides

    7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides
    At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said. The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the Englewood neighborhood. Two 26-year-old men were on a porch in...
  • A PSA about AC on the CTA

    A PSA about AC on the CTA
    It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride. Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...
  • City's new speed cameras ready to roll

    City's new speed cameras ready to roll
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new speed cameras will start spitting out warning tickets to disobedient motorists near four city parks next week, with at least eight more locations to be added in September. A reminder of the rules: Owners of vehicles going from 6...
  • Englewood sees 2 homicides

    Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
  • Englewood sees 3 homicides in 4 days

    Englewood has logged three homicides this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A man was fatally shot Wednesday in the 7500 block of South Union Avenue, police said. A 27-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 5700 block of...