| 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...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Washington Heights and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In West Englewood, a 26-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Englewood has logged three homicides this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A man was fatally shot Wednesday in the 7500 block of South Union Avenue, police said. A 27-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 5700 block of...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Police are warning residents of the Roseland neighborhood about a man who tried to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car as she walked to school Wednesday.
The girl was in the 11200 block of South State Street when the man tried to get her to enter his...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The South Side recorded four homicides in the last week while the West Side logged two homicides, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On the South Side, fatal shootings were recorded in Avalon Park, Roseland, South Deering and Washington...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• At least four men have been killed and three others wounded since Friday evening, according to police. Read more
• A 28-year-old woman died and a boy went into cardiac arrest after a...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:41 AM
A Chicago police sergeant shot and wounded a gunman involved in a shootout in the South Side's Fernwood neighborhood, authorities said.
The sergeant was responding to a domestic disturbance call in the 10000 block of South State Street around 8:30 p.m....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Around 9:15 Friday night, Joshua Johnson said goodbye to his wife and stepson and set off for an overnight shift at UPS.
By the time he returned the following morning, a fire had ripped through the family's apartment in the Roseland neighborhood,...
| 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.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Chicago's first triple homicide of the year was logged last week in South Shore, which has recorded more homicides this year than any Chicago community area, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Three men, ages 16, 23 and 27, were shot to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Chicago today logged its 350th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men were shot to death today in the 10500 block of South Lafayette Avenue in Roseland, the Tribune reported.
Chicago reached 350 homicides...