| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Chicago logged 18 gunshot homicides in the last week through Wednesday afternoon, with many of the killings occurring on the South Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Much of the violence happened during the Fourth of July weekend,...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Chatham logged four homicides in the last week, a RedEye review of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 29-year-old man was shot to...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The main character in the 2008 Broadway musical "In the Heights" is not a person at all — it's the neighborhood, mostly Dominican-American, that sits atop Manhattan in the shadow of the George Washington Bridge. Although it's only an A-train ride...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A judge denied bail today for a 26-year-old man charged with three sexual assaults that occurred on Chicago's Far South Side in the early morning hours of Oct. 9.
Terrell Rush, 26, wearing sweatpants and a sweatshirt, showed no reaction as he stood...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Doctors planned to keep an 11-year-old boy is in a medically-induced coma after a sport-utility vehicle hit him on Interstate 57 in the Far South Side's Washington Heights neighborhood, according to authorities and a relative.The northbound Honda Pilot...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:32 AM
A man was shot to death and four people were wounded in other attacks on the South Side Monday, police said.
About 8 p.m., a Chicago man was shot multiple times in the 10400 block of South Green Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood, police...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:46 AM
At least six people have been hurt in shootings on the South and West sides since 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police.
Two of the injured were struck in a drive-by shooting about 9:20 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side,...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A woman was killed and four others were hospitalized following a 2-car crash in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department and police.
Two vehicles slammed into a building at 2:20 a.m. in the...
| May 18, 2013
| 5:23 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• One person was killed and four others were hospitalized following a 2-car crash in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department and...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The North Side saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Irving Park, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 4200 block of West Irving Park Road, police said.
One day earlier, a 5-month-old...
| Apr 12, 2013
Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs.