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  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt
    A 52-year-old man was killed and five people were hurt, including three teenagers, in shootings Friday evening and early Saturday morning, police said. About 7:20 p.m. Friday, two men were standing in an alley in the 4300 block of West Jackson Boulevard...
  • Four Chicago homicides in last week

    West Englewood and West Garfield Park each recorded a gunshot homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 35-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of West 67th Street, police...
  • No bail for man charged in West Garfield Park murder

    No bail for man charged in West Garfield Park murder
    A West Side man charged with murder in a Thursday shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead was ordered held without bail in Cook County bond court today. Police believe Harold Cook, 22, of the 4200 block of West West End Avenue, fatally shot Terrell...
  • Shootings on West, South sides injure 4

    Shootings on West, South sides injure 4
    A man and woman shot in any icy West Side alley were among at least four people shot on the West and Far South sides today, police said. The man and woman were shot about 11:50 a.m. in an alley on the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street in the West...
  • Boy, 13, injured in hit-and-run on West Side

    Boy, 13, injured in hit-and-run on West Side
    A 13-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run accident Monday onight on the city's West Side in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The boy was struck shortly after 7 p.m. in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road, said Chicago Police Department News...
  • Four of seven homicide victims teens

    Two male teenagers were shot and killed in separate incidents in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday in the 6200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in Woodlawn, police said....
  • 2 shot, 1 fatally, within blocks on West Side

    2 shot, 1 fatally, within blocks on West Side
    One man shot to death on the West Side and another critically injured in a robbery attempt nearby were among at least five people shot in Chicago Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, authorities said. In West Garfield Park, a 48-year-old man was...
  • West Englewood sees 5 homicides in 9 days

    West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
  • Teen shot during West Side robbery attempt

    Teen shot during West Side robbery attempt
    A teenage boy was shot in the leg by someone in a group of people who tried to rob him this evening in the West Garfield Park nieghborhood, police said. The boy, 17, was in the 4700 block of West Adams Street about 5:45 p.m. when he was approached by...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A man was shot found to death in an alley in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday night, police said. Read more • A 70-year-old woman slain at her Magnolia Glen...
  • Family: 6-year-old recovering from shooting

    Family: 6-year-old recovering from shooting
    A 6-year-old Chicago boy underwent surgery Saturday after he had been shot Friday night while in a car with his mother and two sisters, a family member said. The boy was struck in the arm by a bullet at about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 4200 block of...
  • Police: Handcuffed arrestee flees in squad car

    Police: Handcuffed arrestee flees in squad car
    A 42-year-old handcuffed man is accused of getting behind the wheel of a Chicago police squad car and driving away with it on the West Side Friday afternoon, police said. Marquette Fisher was driving a red 1989 Chevrolet Astro van when he was pulled...