| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Three people are being questioned about the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy as he walked out of a store with two teenaged girls in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said.
Michael Orozco had just left the store at the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:44 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 26-year-old man was fatally stabbed in the Bronzeville neighborhood during an apparent domestic dispute Sunday night, police said. Read more
• A gunman shot two 17-year-old boys as...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 11:31 AM
A reputed gang member was out to avenge the murder of his father when he opened fire at a group of teenagers walking in rival territory, fatally wounding a 14-year-old boy Sunday afternoon in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood, Cook County prosecutors said...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Nearly 100 people said goodbye today to Michael Orozco, a 14-year-old Chicago boy who was killed earlier this week by an alleged gang member who prosecutors said was out to avenge his father's earlier slaying.
At St. Agnes of Bohemia Church, 2651 S....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Shootings in the Grand Crossing and Heart of Chicago neighborhoods left two men injured Tuesday night and early Wednesday, authorities said.
A 45-year-old man was shot about 1:45 a.m. Wednesday in the 7500 block of South Ingleside Avenue, Police News...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Chicago police are warning Brighton Park and Heart of Chicago residents after five robberies in the two South Side neighborhoods.
In a pair of robberies in the 4300 and 4400 South blocks of Western Avenue in Brighton Park, four people in a dark SUV...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 1:54 AM
At least three people were wounded within half an hour Thursday night in separate shootings on the South and West sides, police said.
A 19-year-old man in a car with his girlfriend was shot in the 2300 block of South Leavitt Street about 8:40 p.m. in the...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Two teenagers were killed and 24 others were wounded across Chicago Saturday night through Sunday morning.
Police said 15 of the victims were affiliated with gangs.
The youngest victim was 17 years old. He died after being shot along with a cousin as...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 9:54 AM
At 23, Cesar Montoya already bore the scars of gun violence in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
But the streets were finished with him yet. A masked gunman walked up and opened fire as Montoya talked with friends on the corner...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:18 AM
Two young men were killed while at least seven other people including a 15-year-old boy were wounded during shootings Friday and Saturday across the city.
Early Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood, a 34-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk in...
| May 21, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Two men were shot and killed this morning on the city's Near West Side, police said.
Killed were Estaban Alvarez, 27, of the 2200 block of South Leavitt Street and Alejandro Munoz, 26, of 2300 block of South Oakley Avenue, according to the Cook County...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Two men were killed and five people wounded between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. Saturday morning.
The most recent homicide happened about 5:45 a.m. in the 9700 block of South Exchange Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side. Police were sent...