| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Firefighters have extinguished a fire this morning that spread from one building to an adjacent one in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood.
The fire started about 5:45 a.m. in an unoccupied 2½-story brick home in the 4000 block of West 21st Place....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A 16-year-old boy was one of three people killed in shootings Sunday on the North, West and South sides of the city.
At least six other people were injured in shootings across the city that continued into this morning.
The most recent of the three...
| 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...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
The state is suing a Christian housing development nonprofit for allegedly refusing to let a new hire live in one of its West Side units with a woman whom he hadn’t married.
The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Cook County Court, accuses Lawndale...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Shootings left four men dead and at least 15 others wounded from early Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
In the most recent shooting, about 1:55 p.m. Sunday in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, a 40-year-old man was...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:22 AM
A West Side man has died this morning after he and two other men were shot over the weekend while sitting on his front porch in the Lawndale neighborhood, authorities said.
Willie Bush, 49, of the 1200 block of South Lawndale Avenue, was pronounced dead...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8
Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8
DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Evanston 39, Proviso...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:12 AM
A Chicago police officer and two other people were injured in overnight fires that displaced at least 10 people from Lawndale and Englewood neighborhood homes.
The 31-year-old police officer was injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Harrison Court...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A woman was hit by a car and seriously injured in the Lawndale neighborhood this morning after the vehicle's driver lost control because of a medical attack, authorities said.
The woman, 52, was hit by a car in the 3000 block of West Harrison Street a...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Four people were injured in shootings on the West and South side late Tuesday and early this morning, police said.
In the most recent shooting, someone inside a dark-colored sedan opened fire about 2 a.m. outside a South Side gas station, wounding a 20-...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:04 PM
A 22-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a shooting on Christmas Day 2012 that critically wounded his girlfriend, police said.
Jesse Thomas, 22, of the 1800 block of South Karlov Avenue, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated...
| 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...