| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
| Jan 5, 2013
| 2:39 PM
A West Englewood man has been charged with multiple armed robberies on the Southwest Side over the holidays, according to charges announced in Cook County Bond Court today.
Rondale Jett, 42, of the 2000 block of 69th Street, was charged late Friday with...
| Mar 1, 2013
The 15 employees of the Southwest Organizing Project, a nonprofit community group on Chicago's Southwest Side, are housed in a small, shared office space when they aren't out in the community.
They are out a lot in the neighborhoods, ones particularly...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:56 AM
West Nile cases in the United States are 40 percent up from last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there are 1,590 confirmed cases nationally.
There have been 66 deaths so far this year.
More than 70 percent of the cases were...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 6:48 AM
A Southwest Side man was killed this morning and at least nine others were wounded in shootings across Chicago Monday evening through Tuesday morning, police said.
Two other people were wounded in shoot-outs with police, authorities say.
In the fatal...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Greater Grand Crossing on Tuesday logged its fifth homicide in about a month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 6900 block of South Princeton Avenue, police said.
Greater Grand Crossing has...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 3:52 PM
| Sep 2, 2011
To thousands of traveling Chicagoans, West Elsdon is the neighborhood they glimpse on their way to catch a plane at Midway International Airport. But for some 18,000 working-class residents, it's home.
Even with its proximity to the airport, West...