| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
A 33-year-old west suburban man broke into his ex-girlfriend's Heart of Chicago neighborhood home, stabbed her to death and attacked her new boyfriend, officials said today.
Emilio Izguirre, of the 3200 block of South Kenilworth Avenue in Berwyn,...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A man followed two teenagers and grabbed at one of them in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood early this morning, police said.
Area Central detectives are warning residents of the Ogden and Near West police districts about the man, who is being sought in...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:48 PM
A field house at a Near West Side elementary school that had been the site of a series of community protests over its proposed demolition was torn down Saturday morning.
The single-story white building, known as La Casita to community residents, was...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:24 AM
At least 13 people were shot -- one fatally -- on the South and West sides since Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
One of the men shot, a 24-year-old, died at 11:34 p.m. Loyola University Medical Center in west suburban Maywood, according to...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:39 AM
At least nine people people were wounded Wednesday in separate attacks on the city's West and South sides, officials said.
The latest shooting happened about 11:05 p.m. in the 1800 block of South Paulina Street in they city's Heart of Chicago...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:46 AM
At least six people have been hurt in shootings on the South and West sides since 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police.
Two of the injured were struck in a drive-by shooting about 9:20 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side,...
| 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...