| Mar 12, 2011
| 1:10 AM
A man is in "guarded condition" after he was targeted and shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side Friday night, police said.
About 8:30 p.m., a man went to a house in the 6400 block of South Talman Avenue, knocked on the door and...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 9:14 PM
Cynthia Clemons-Young has not been able to sleep for a week. It was the last time she heard from her son, who is now missing in Japan.
Her son, Edward Clemons, 25, had been teaching English and living near Sendai, a city battered by the earthquake.
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Two young men were killed and six others, including a 12-year-old boy, were injured in several shootings during the current streak of unseasonably-warm weather.
The evening's first fatal shooting hapened just before 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 3600...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Five people were killed and at least 12 other people wounded in shootings Saturday night and Sunday morning across the city.
Police were questioning two suspects after Deering District officers were able to chase down the occupants of a car who fired on...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 11:10 PM
A 5-year-old girl was injured early Saturday morning when a gun hidden between mattresses in a Marquette Park neighborhood home discharged as she was jumping on the bed, police said.
The girl was in good condition after being taken to Comer Children&...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 10:07 PM
Charges have been filed after a 4-year-old girl was injured early Saturday morning when a gun hidden between mattresses in a Marquette Park neighborhood home discharged as she was jumping on the bed, police said.
Jarquise Upton, 21 of the 6400 block of...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:09 PM
A 68-year-old man who was found dead in his Marquette Park home last night was strangled and his death was ruled a homicide, officials said today.
Isaac Hopgood, of the 6300 block of South Campbell Avenue, was found dead in his bed at 10:15 p.m. Thursday...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 10:57 AM
At least nine people were shot between 11:10 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday, according to Chicago police, including four outside a West Side club about 3 a.m.
Three men and a woman were shot outside The Supper Club on the 2700 block of West Madison...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A 26-year-old man died Thursday evening after being shot on the South Side in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened at 8 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Francisco Avenue, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer VeeJay Zala....
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:01 AM
A teenager six months pregnant was shot and killed in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the South Side, but doctors were able to deliver her son, authorities said.
"The baby is pretty much fighting for his life," Debbie Jefferson said of her grandson....
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Two men were left dead and two teens wounded Wednesday night in shootings in the Marquette Park and Englewood neighborhoods.
Chicago police discovered a man in his mid-20s lying unresponsive on the ground at about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 2600 block...
| Sep 2, 2011
To thousands of traveling Chicagoans, West Elsdon is the neighborhood they glimpse on their way to catch a plane at Midway International Airport. But for some 18,000 working-class residents, it's home.
Even with its proximity to the airport, West...