| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:29 PM
A Chicago man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for trying to kill a man who he suspected of stealing a cell phone after a party in the North Lawndale neighborhood, prosecutors said today.
Frank Jemison was convicted of the Sept. 14, 2008 shooting of a...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
President Barack Obama will come to Chicago on Friday and talk about guns, heeding the calls from crime-ridden communities to make the city a priority in his national anti-violence agenda.
But young African-American men, those most likely to be hit by...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Three shootings in the city since Friday night have left a 21-year-old man dead and three people hurt, Chicago police said.
The fatal shooting happened about 8:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Officers found the...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:19 AM
A 34-year-old man who was shot in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side tonight was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.
Someone shot the man in the abdomen about 6:35 p.m. in the 4000 block of West 16th Street, said Chicago Police...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Thursday, Jan. 3
Prairie Ridge at Woodstock, 7
Wheaton Academy at Cary Christian (N.C.), 7:30
Friday, Jan. 4
Benet at Notre Dame, 7:30
Bradley at Thornwood, 6:30
Brother Rice at Bishop McNamara, 7
Coal City at Dwight, 7
Downers Grove South at...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| 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...