| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Four people were wounded in South Side shootings Wednesday afternoon and a fifth wounded in a Near West Side attack early Thursday morning.
The most recent shooting happened in the 1000 block of West Van Buren Street about 1:50 a.m. Police said...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Bail was set at $250,000 today for a 27-year-old woman accused of starting a fire this week that left five adults and a child injured.
Whitney Holmes, of the 2000 block of East 72nd Street, was charged with aggravated arson and domestic battery....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
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...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Shootings left at least four men dead and 9 other people wounded across the city Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The violence was largely confined to the South and West Sides and three of the incidents had more than one victim, according to...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A U.S. postal worker and another man followed a 16-year-old boy around a Chicago Housing Authority complex before the second man shot the teen to death, Cook County prosecutors alleged Saturday.
On July 14, Aries Sanders, 24, the postal worker, and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A 24-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood Sunday, and seven others were injured in shootings from midday Sunday through early this morning, according to police.
About 3:20 p.m., a man was shot in his head on the 2400 block of East...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The Northwest Side saw three homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On Monday, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 6500 block of West Addison Street in Dunning, police said.
On Friday, a 36-...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:51 PM
An 18-year-old man shot while riding in a car blocks from his family home in the South Shore neighborhood died this morning, authorities said.
Tracy Gipson was declared dead at 4:39 a.m. today at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:36 AM
A south suburban Burnham man died Sunday night after leaning out of a moving car on South Side and hitting a parked car, police said.
The victim was identified as Orlando Mayo, Jr., 30, of the 2700 block of East 142 Street, who was pronounced dead at 7:...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:06 PM
A boy who was shot in the leg this morning on the South Side was taken to a hospital, police said.
Someone shot the boy, who is 15 or 16, about 11 a.m. in the 7300 block of South Merrill Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, according to Chicago...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A tense situation has ended without incident after a man barricaded himself in a home with two other people early this morning in the South Side's South Shore neighborhood, police said.
About 1:40 a.m., authorities surrounded a home where a man was...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Catherine Glenn kissed and hugged her daughter tight when the two parted ways after a four-hour visit Saturday, Glenn's 82nd birthday.
As always, Glenn hated to see her daughter go, said her daughter, Cathy, who promised to return the next day, Mother's...