| Jul 16, 2012
| 11:21 AM
No arrests have been made as police hunt for two men who abducted and sexually assaulted a woman on the West Side early Saturday.
The two men she does not know drove up to her in the 1200 block of South Avers Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood and...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:59 AM
A 36-year-old man was shot in the chest and critically wounded after he pushed a robber who demanded his money early today in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.
The victim was one of at least seven people shot late Monday and early today in Chicago,...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:52 AM
The personal cars of several Chicago police officers were vandalized outside a West Side police station Tuesday.
The cars of 15 to 20 officers parked in the east and west lots of the 10th district, 3315 W. Odgen, were scratched and tagged with gang...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:07 PM
South Shore recorded two gunshot homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 21-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7800 block of South Colfax Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 21-year-old man...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Three people were wounded in shootings on the West Side late this morning, police said.
In the first attack, a man in his 30s was shot in the abdomen and another person was shot in the arm about 10:35 a.m. in the 1800 block of North Whipple Street in...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Firefighters responded to an extra-alarm fire this evening in a vacant building on the West Side in the city's Lawndale neighborhood, officials said.
The fire started shortly after 4:30 p.m. at a 2-story vacant apartment building located on the 3500...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 2:02 AM
A 48-year-old man was shot late Friday night in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side, and two men were shot early Saturday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. The 48-year-old man was shot in the upper left thigh...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it.
The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A man who took a swim in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal early this morning sparked a search that ended when the man was found walking in his underwear on a canal embankment near southwest suburban Summit.
Summit police said they received a call...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 1:50 PM
A 24-year-old Orland Park man charged with carjacking an 88-year-old woman was ordered held on $500,000 bond during a court appearance Monday in Cook County court, officials said.
Peter Sousan, of the 8300 block of Sunset Ridge Court, is charged with...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A Chicago woman who authorities said left a young girl and two dogs locked in a car outside the Skokie courthouse on Tuesday has been charged with endangerment of a child and animal abandonment and was released on $6,000 bond.
Joheidi Martinez, 30, of...