| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:12 AM
A man shot by police in the Bucktown neighborhood during a chase has been charged with a string of armed robberies he was wanted for, according to authorities.
Jesus Rosas, 23, is charged with nine counts of armed robbery, two counts of attempted...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Belmont Cragin on Saturday recorded its eighth homicide of the year, up from two homicides in 2011, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 29-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 4900 block of West Diversey Avenue in the...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:18 PM
A bus transporting students to a Far South Side parochial school was believed to have been hit by gunfire this morning as the vehicle was picking up children in the South Deering neighborhood, authorities said.
Neither the driver nor any of the...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Forget April Fool's Day. Friday is Walk to Work Day, where Chicagoans, no joke, can ditch the CTA and Metra in favor of their own two feet.
The event is championed by the Active Transportation Alliance, a Chicagoland biking advocacy group. It's supposed...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Nine family members have been hospitalized and two are in serious condition after being sickened today by carbon monoxide fumes from a water heater that malfunctioned at a Far South Side home.
At 10:42 a.m., five ambulances were sent to a building in the...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Austin saw three homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, two men, ages 22 and 25, were shot to death in the 1200 block of North Mason Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 35-year-old man was...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Update: the mother and her son have both been found and returned to their home.
Chicago police have asked for help from the community in locating a missing South Side mother and her 8-month-old son.
According to a release from the Chicago Police...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Two Chicago Police Department beat officers pulled one man from the back of a burning BMW minutes after it collided with another car late Monday, killing two others in the BMW and seriously injuring two men in the other car.
The crash happened about 11:...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 6:28 AM
A stabbing at a school in Chicago's South Deering neighborhood has left one student dead and another wounded.
The school is called the "AMIKids Infinity Chicago." It's an alternative school that contracts with the Chicago Board of Education. It's located...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Two men were stabbed to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday in the 600 block of West Stratford Place in Lakeview, police said. Four...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
| May 14, 2011
| 10:28 AM
A woman was charged this morning with murder in the shooting death of a man during a large gang fight this week on the Southeast Side, police said.
Jacqueline Helm, 19, was part of a large fight between rival groups in the 10500 block of South Hoxie...