| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:04 PM
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...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
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,...
| Nov 10, 2013
The Rev. Al Sharpton rode down West Washington Street on Thursday night in the back seat of a shiny black Navigator SUV, with a hired driver at the wheel and his dutiful assistant in the front passenger seat scrambling to stay on top of the activist's...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:47 AM
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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:18 PM
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...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
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...
| 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 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Englewood and South Lawndale each recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
In Englewood, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 7400 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said....
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:03 PM
At least three people were killed and 10 others wounded in shootings in Chicago Friday, the first day of summer.
At least two other people suffered gunshot wounds early today, for a total of three shot to death and 12 others wounded in shootings since...
| Feb 1, 2013
"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel a few years ago.
"And what I mean by that," he said, "it's an opportunity to do things you could not do before."
Things you could not do before?
Or things you would not do...