| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
West Englewood saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 27-year-old man was...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Two men were killed and seven others, including two 16-year-olds, were shot in less than an hour late Wednesday across Chicago, authorities said.
Chicago police discovered Lorenzo Wiley, 21, with several gunshot wounds lying in the street in the 6200...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 3:33 AM
A teenage boy was shot Monday night as he walked down the sidewalk in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood, police said.
About 11:45 p.m. in the 8400 block of South Peoria Street, the 16-year-old was approached by two males, at least one of whom...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Seven people were shot during a rap music party at Mr. G's Entertainment Center in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side early Thursday morning, authorities say. Three gunmen opened...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:09 PM
An Aurora man was arrested over the weekend after he molested a 12-year-old girl while she slept at a friend’s place on the South Side, prosecutors said Sunday.
The girl was spending the night at a friend’s place in Chicago’s Gresham...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Awaiting trial on a 2011 attempted murder charge, 80-year-old Walter Wilson decided to take matters into his own hands before the court system could decide his fate, Cook County prosecutors said Sunday.
So Wilson called the victim -- the same woman he...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A Chicago man has received several citations, including misdemeanor DUI, in connection with a Saturday night accident on the South Side in which two police officers were injured after a car crashed into the back of their squad car, authorities said.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:25 AM
A man was killed early this morning when the vehicle he was driving struck a viaduct in the South Side's Gresham neighborhood, police said.
The crash happened about 1:50 a.m. in the 8700 block of South Vincennes Avenue, Chicago Police Department News...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Two young men were shot to death during another night of gun violence in Chicago Friday: One inside a well-lit restaurant along a West Side thoroughfare, the other in a dark gangway on a South Side block populated by vacant brick buildings.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Chicago police today announced arrests and drug seizures as part of an ongoing investigation on the South Side that also closed down an area of open-air heroin sales.
A Narcotics Unified Enforcement Mission investigation targeted areas of the Grand...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Six teens were shot, two fatally, in five attacks on the North, South and West sides this afternoon, authorities said.
A shooting about 11:50 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy, police said.