| 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 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 25-year-old man from west suburban Bellwood is the second person charged in connection with a shooting Monday on the Far South Side that left one dead and another wounded. Read more...
| Oct 21, 2012
When Alicia La Hoz was a child, she considered becoming an architect. She became a psychologist instead — and that has been a blessing for families throughout the Chicago area.
Instead of designing buildings, La Hoz designs bridges by collaborating...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:13 PM
A Chicago man who heaved a fire extinguisher from an Elgin parking garage set in motion the events that led to a homeless person's death, a prosecutor argued Monday at the man's murder trial.
Yancarlo Garcia, 24, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:16 AM
A school bus driver taking children to a public elementary school on Chicago's North Side was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol this week after being stopped for erratic driving, officials said Wednesday.
A police officer...
| 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 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 10, 2013
| 2:46 AM
A 32-year-old woman was shot in the neck and critically injured when someone fired on a group of people in the Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, police said.
A 42-year-old man was also hurt in the shooting, which was one of three since Tuesday...
| 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 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...
| 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....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information.
The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...