| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A former Chicago police officer on trial for perjury broke down in tears on the witness stand Wednesday as she told a Cook County judge she was telling the truth when testifying in a battery trial more than two years ago.
Prosecutors said Sylshina...
| 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...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Police are warning businesses of two men who are suspected of robbing more than a dozen fast-food restaurants and small shops on the South and Southwest Sides since late September.
At least 13 robberies have taken place in the South Chicago, Calumet,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Chicago police are investigating the killing of a grocery store clerk who was shot to death last night in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
Police say Elahmadi Goba, 40, was shot in the chest during an apparent robbery at 7:40 p.m. at the N & A Food...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:17 PM
A 20-year-old man was killed in the Little Village neighborhood, another fatally shot in West Englewood and at least seven people were wounded in shootings across Chicago early Saturday, police said.
The 20-year-old, Freddie Hernandez, was gunned down...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:53 PM
A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized after sustaining two gunshot wounds to his back in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city's South Side, police said.
The teen was riding a bicycle with others on the 8600 block of South Aberdeen Street just after 7...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:51 PM
When Brandon Mahone took the stage for his blind audition, singing the Temptations' classic "I Wish it Would Rain," it only took about 20 seconds for "The Voice" judge Adam Levine to swing his chair around to take a look at the 18-year-old former...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:05 AM
A Chicago police squad car was struck by a car that may have been fleeing a crime in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, according to authorities and witnesses.
Three people, including a police officer, were hurt in the crash in the 7500 block of...