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Greater Grand Crossing

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  • Chicago reaches 100 homicides for the year

    Chicago reaches 100 homicides for the year
    Chicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show. Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
  • 4 wounded in South Side shootings

    4 wounded in South Side shootings
    Three teens and a man were shot Thursday afternoon on Chicago’s South Side. Each person, wounded in separate attacks, survived. An male, possibly 18 years old, was shot near the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and 75th Street about 9:...
  • Greater Grand Crossing sees 2 homicides in 1 week

    Greater Grand Crossing saw two homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Tuesday, a 20-year-old man was shot to death in the 6400 block of South King Drive, police said. Five days earlier, a 23-year-old man was...
  • Austin, Bridgeport each see 2 homicides

    Austin and Bridgeport each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, two men, ages 20 and 24, were shot to death Tuesday in the 200 block of South Laramie Avenue, police said. Austin has logged 22...
  • Domestic-related incident leads to fatal stabbing

    Domestic-related incident leads to fatal stabbing
    A woman is being questioned today following a domestic-related fight this morning that escalated when she  fatally stabbed a man in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, officials said. The incident happened in the 7800 block of South Greenwood Avenue...
  • First lady takes guests to 'my backyard'

    First lady takes guests to 'my backyard'
    Away from the clamor of protesters and the glitter of a city dressed up for the NATO summit, first lady Michelle Obama and the spouses of foreign heads of state spent Sunday afternoon on the South Side, less than a mile from the neighborhood where she...
  • Greater Grand Crossing, Lower West Side see 2 homicides

    Greater Grand Crossing and the Lower West Side each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Greater Grand Crossing, a 30-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7000 block of South Perry...
  • May ends with 50 Chicago homicides

    The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said. The community area, which...
  • New City sees 2 double homicides in 2 days

    New City saw two double homicides in two days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, two men, ages 21 and 22, were shot to death in the 700 block of West 50th Place, police said. Two days earlier, two men, ages 22 and 26, were...
  • West Garfield Park sees 2 homicides in 13 hours

    West Garfield Park this week saw two homicides in 13 hours, police said. At 11 a.m. Tuesday, a 34-year-old man was shot to death in the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street, officials said. Thirteen hours earlier, an 18-year-old man was fatally shot in the...
  • 4 homicides in West Garfield Park in 24 hours

    Four men were shot and killed in West Garfield Park in about 24 hours this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Two men were shot to death about 8:55 p.m. Monday in the 4100 block of West Adams Street, officials said. Nearly four...
  • Cops: Officer shoots, kills man who pointed gun at him

    Cops: Officer shoots, kills man who pointed gun at him
    A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him after the officer and his partner chased the man for a few blocks in the Greater Grand Crossing area this morning, police and a union spokesman said. The shooting took place a little...