| May 22, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Austin saw three homicides last weekend, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, a 53-year-old man was shot to death in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 27-year-old man was fatally shot in...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Twelve people were displaced by a fire in the basement of a South Side apartment building this morning, officials said.
The fire started before 6 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Aberdeen Street in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago Fire Department...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:00 PM
An 18-year-old man who was on life support after being shot Sunday afternoon has died from his injuries, officials said.
Keith G. Spencer, of the 8100 block of South Damen, was pronounced dead today at Advocate Christ Medical Center, according to the...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A Chicago police officer was injured when a motorist grabbed her by her bulletproof vest and sped off, dragging the officer and flinging her to the ground, authorities said.
The Gresham District officer, 30, had pulled over an SUV a little after 9 p.m....
| May 15, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Chicago on Sunday recorded four homicides--the highest one-day total since January, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
According to police:
At 3:30 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot to death in the 2800 block of East 76th Street in...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Police officers pursuing suspects fleeing a home invasion were involved in a traffic collision at a South Side intersection Wednesday morning that killed a woman driving to work, Chicago police said.
Two officers assigned to the Gresham police...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
By Lacy Schley/MEDILL NEWS SERVICE Breast cancer deaths are higher in the most racially and economically segregated Chicago areas, especially those with the fewest healthcare …...
| 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...