| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A father was charged with killing his newborn son after the infant died of a massive infection 11 days after he suffered an internal injury while alone at home with his father, Cook County prosecutors said today.
Arthur Carpenter, 22, of the 100 block...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Two men were killed and four others wounded in South Side shootings, according to police.
A 46-year-old man shot in the head about 10:30 p.m. along with a 21-year-old, leaving the older man dead and the younger in critical condition.
| Oct 13, 2013
Miles Harvey has written a book that will ever be on my Best Books I've Ever Read list, 2000's “The Island of Lost Maps.” Also on that list is Alex Kotlowitz's “There Are No Children Here,” published in 1991.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Despite Chicago's recent crisis of gang-related street murders, the Roseland Community Hospital in a tough south-side neighborhood is on the verge of closing because of finances, and community groups have been energetically campaigning to keep it open....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:07 AM
A 16-year-old girl in the back seat of a car was wounded when someone opened fire from inside a passing dark-colored SUV on Wednesday night, according to police.
The girl was among at least five people shot overnight. The car she was in pulled into a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police.
About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:52 AM
A woman was charged with DUI after her SUV rolled over on Interstate 57 on the South Side early this morning, injuring nine children, authorities said.
The children ranged in age from 3 to 14. Some of them were not wearing seatbelts or proper restraints,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, have...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:46 PM
A man was shot in the leg as he tried to run away from a would-be robber in the Roseland neighborhood this morning, police said.
The man, age 22, was in good condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn this afternoon after the shooting in...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:35 AM
A man was shot and critically wounded in the West Pullman neighborhood, but apparently was driven by private car to a hospital instead of taken via ambulance, authorities said.
The man, 21, walked into Roseland Hospital about 9:25 a.m., after...