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  • Englewood, South Lawndale see 2 homicides

    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....
  • At least 3 dead, 12 wounded in shootings

    At least 3 dead, 12 wounded in shootings
    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...
  • Man dies in basement fire in West Garfield Park

    Man dies in basement fire in West Garfield Park
    A man died when a fire broke out this morning in a West Side home that lacked working smoke detectors, authorities said. The fire was reported at 3:47 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, according to...
  • No bail for Urbana man charged in July 2012 West Side killing

    No bail for Urbana man charged in July 2012 West Side killing
    A judge denied bail today for an Urbana man charged with murder in connection with the slaying of a West Side Chicago resident in July 2012. Quinn Holmes, 40, of the 300 block of West Park Street, was arrested Thursday by Chicago police with the U.S....
  • Man found shot to death in West Side apartment building

    Man found shot to death in West Side apartment building
    A West Humboldt Park man was found fatally shot in the hallway of a West Garfield Park apartment building Tuesday, authorities said. Darvelle Brown, 24, of the 4300 block of West Crystal Street, was pronounced dead at 6:32 a.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital,...
  • Extra-alarm fire guts West Side apartment building

    Extra-alarm fire guts West Side apartment building
    An extra-alarm fire gutted most of a six-flat apartment building in the West Garfield Park neighborhood late Friday and early Saturday. The fire, in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, broke out before 11 p.m. Responders upgraded the alarm to bring...
  • Cops: Teen with gun arrested as part of crackdown on gang funeral conflicts

    Cops: Teen with gun arrested as part of crackdown on gang funeral conflicts
    A 17-year-old boy was arrested with a gun at a West Garfield Park funeral this morning as part of the Chicago Police Department’s crackdown on possible conflicts at gang funerals, police said. Roosevelt J. Yarber, of the 4100 block of West Van...
  • Suspect questioned in shooting of 2 teen girls on West Side

    Suspect questioned in shooting of 2 teen girls on West Side
    A suspect was being questioned in connection with the shooting of two 17-year-old girls in the West Garfield Park neighborhood this morning, police said. One of the girls was shot in the chest and suffered a graze wound to the head in the attack in...
  • New City sees 4 homicides in 10 days

    New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
  • 7 injured in West Side crash

    7 injured in West Side crash
    Seven people were injured in a traffic crash early this morning on the West Side in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood. The crash happened about 4:31 a.m. near the intersection of Cicero Avenue and Ferdinand Street, said Chicago Police...
  • Officials: Man dies after West Garfield Park blaze

    Officials: Man dies after West Garfield Park blaze
    A man died following a fire late this morning on the West Side, officials said. The fire erupted at 10:50 a.m. in the 4000 block of West Van Buren Street, according to Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Robert Perez. The man, 75,...
  • Boy, 16, and man, 23, killed in Sunday morning shootings

    Boy, 16, and man, 23, killed in Sunday morning shootings
    A 16-year-old boy and a 23-year-old man have died and 10 other people were wounded during shootings from Saturday night into early Sunday afternoon in the city, authorities said. The man was slain late this morning in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on...