| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:22 AM
A 14-year-old boy was shot in the torso and critically wounded in the Lawndale neighborhood Sunday, one of at least seven people shot since late Sunday morning in Chicago, police said.
The boy was walking into a store in the 1500 block of South Kedzie...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:32 AM
A man was shot to death in the South Loop and another man was killed in Lawndale in attacks across Chicago that also wounded five other people, including a 16-year-old boy.
Andre Bunton, 37, was shot around 11:25 p.m. Thursday as he sat in a parked...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Two people were killed overnight in shootings less than a mile apart in the West Side's North Austin neighborhood, according to police.
About 9:40 p.m., two people on foot opened fire on a group of people in the 4800 block of West Potomac Avenue,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said.
At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said.
Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side.
The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:40 PM
As family struggled to keep a boy from remembering the details of a shooting that claimed the life of his mother and 5-year-old brother Friday, a suspect lay in a hospital bed across the city with several gunshot wounds of his own.
Chavonne Brown and...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered this morning inside a home in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
About 10:53 a.m., the man was discovered unresponsive at a residence on the 2100 block of South...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:12 AM
A man was shot and critically wounded inside a building in the Beverly neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, among seven people shot across Chicago into the evening, police said.
The man, 34, was shot in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway about 12:30 p....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:34 PM
A 61-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting and punching a female friend yesterday in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.
Andrew Gayles, 61, of the 2700 block of West 25th Street, was charged with felony aggravated unlawful restraint, felony...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:10 PM
A man slain on the West Side early this morning had two brothers and a sister who also were fatally gunned down in the city, according to a close family friend.
"He was the last one," said Laverne Smith, 30, who said the man's mother no longer has any...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:41 AM
A 22-year-old man was killed and another man injured in separate shootings in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, authorities said.
About 12:50 a.m., the 22-year-old man was shot in the lower back while sitting inside a parked...