| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:42 AM
Two men in their 20s were shot on the South Side overnight, according to Chicago police.
A man in the 20s was shot in the leg on the 5500 block of South Calumet Avenue in Washington Park about 1 a.m., police said.
He walked into the emergency room at...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 5:21 AM
A Chicago police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while trying to arrest three men this morning following a miles-long pursuit that ended with a crash near Rainbow Beach on the South Side, officials said.
The officer was taken to Advocate...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
West Pullman saw two homicides in two days this past weekend, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 20-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 11600 block of South Ada Street, police said. A day earlier, a 59-year-old man was fatally...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
When a party gave way to a fight in the street in the Gresham neighborhood this weekend, a Chicago woman jumped into an SUV and drove off before whipping a U-turn, accelerating and plowing into the crowd, breaking a woman’s shoulder and knee,...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Three people were hospitalized including two Chicago Police officers after their wagon collided with a civilian vehicle Tuesday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The officers were inside the police wagon when it crashed into...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 9:43 AM
A woman was stabbed in the neck this morning on the South Side in the city's Gresham neighborhood, police said.
According to preliminary reports, the woman called police shortly after 9 a.m. and said she had been stabbed in the neck on the 1600 block...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 11:12 AM
A 22-year-old man was fatally shot at a Far South Side liquor store Saturday evening, police said, and a 46-year-old man was killed about 45 minutes later.
At least six others were shot on the South and West sides overnight.
The younger man was shot...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:03 AM
At least two people were killed and 11 others wounded in violence across Chicago overnight, most of the victims from just two shootings on the West and South sides, according to police.
Suspects were being questioned in one of the shootings, the...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 5:32 PM
Rahson Jones feared his little brother might become a faceless homicide victim, his death written off to gang violence.
Michael Jones, 23, died of a gunshot wound to the head on Friday. The Lynwood man was found in his car that afternoon in the Gresham...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Two West Side community areas each recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In North Lawndale, a 27-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 1800 block of South Kedzie Avenue, one day after an...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:54 AM
A 24-year-old man was shot and killed near 76th Street and Wolcott Avenue in the city’s Gresham neighborhood Thursday night.
Police found the man, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Phillip Cartledge unresponsive at about 9:...