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  • School bus driver charged with DUI

    School bus driver charged with DUI
    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...
  • Austin sees 2 homicides in 1 day

    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...
  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    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,...
  • 8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend

    8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend
    Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said. At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
  • Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings

    Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings
    Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said. Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side. The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
  • Man charged with carjacking 88-year-old woman

    Man charged with carjacking 88-year-old woman
    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...
  • Woman charged with leaving girl, 2 dogs in hot car at courthouse

    Woman charged with leaving girl, 2 dogs in hot car at courthouse
    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...
  • 'Louder Than a Bomb' still crackles with young poets' ideas

    'Louder Than a Bomb' still crackles with young poets' ideas
    Last week, in a valiant effort and one that deserves to be applauded, the mayor and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas took the point in an effort to raise money to expand the at-risk youth basketball program known as Windy City Hoops. “For me, as a...
  • Man gets 50 years for shooting man over cell phone

    Man gets 50 years for shooting man over cell phone
    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...
  • 2 communities log double homicides on same day

    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....
  • Family friend: Man is 4th sibling killed by gunfire

    Family friend: Man is 4th sibling killed by gunfire
    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...
  • Basketball schedule | Jan. 1-13

    BOYS 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...