| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:08 PM
A local firm is helping with getting rid of the debris left from the McKinley Park playground fire – all for free.
The firm, American Technologies Inc., started demolition Tuesday and will continue work till Thursday. They offered their...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Austin, Chicago Lawn and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 22-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were shot to death Tuesday in the 5900 block of South...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A man was killed by a hit-and-run driver on the South Side on an overpass above the Stevenson Expressway early this morning, according to Chicago police.
The man, later identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Robert Butler, 51, of...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Witnesses estimated a man was driving 50 mph over the speed limit on a Chicago street before he hit a man selling newspapers, ran over him as he lay on the ground and then drove off, leaving the man mortally wounded, prosecutors said.
| Jun 20, 2012
On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Three men charged with murder in the 2010 stabbing death of a man in the McKinley Park neighborhood bragged about attacking the man and a friend of his because they thought the pair were rival gang members, prosecutors said.
The bragging helped lead...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 1:17 PM
A fourth suspect has been charged with murder in the 2010 stabbing death of a man in McKinley Park who was attacked along with a friend of his because the four thought they were rival gang members, prosecutors said.
Gary Sams, 36, was ordered held...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 5:21 PM
An early morning fire burned a good section of Sacramento's McKinley Park playground Saturday.
As families trickled in to play on a sunny Saturday morning, parents were just as upset as their kids, hearing that this was arson.
"It just angers me,”...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:32 PM
It's only been a few days since a fire destroyed a section of Mckinley Park's playground, but already there are plans to rebuild in the works.
"A reasonable schedule is to get that done before next summer, so by next May,” City Councilman Steven...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 2:58 PM
The City of Sacramento says more than $15,000 has been raised to help rebuild McKinley Park, which had fallen victim to arson July 28.
Four area restaurants will also be donating a percentage of sales to the park’s rebuild effort: Firehouse and...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Twenty people were shot, three fatally, across the city Friday night and Saturday morning.
The weekend's violence started about 6:20 p.m. Friday when two men sitting in the back seat of an Oldsmobile were shot in the 500 block of South Kilpatrick...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The owners of Blue Cue in midtown Sacramento and XOSO Sports teamed up Friday night to raise money for the McKinley Park rebuilding effort.
The play area at the past was partially destroyed in a suspected arson fire last month.
A FOX40 viewer in...