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  • 1 in custody after shots fired at police on West Side

    1 in custody after shots fired at police on West Side
    Chicago police arrested a suspected gunman who opened fired on them this morning on the West Side. No officers were hurt in the shooting, which happened in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood at 1:50 a.m., police...
  • Chicago police return stolen car, wedding dress in time for Saturday ceremony

     
    The wedding of an Iowa couple was almost ruined this weekend when their car was stolen with the bride's wedding dress in the trunk. Luckily the police recovered the car and the dress just in time for the wedding: Chicago police say a car thief disrupted...
  • Wheaton man found dead in West Side gangway

     
    The body of a 51-year-old Wheaton man was discovered in a West Side gangway this morning, the apparent victim of foul play, Chicago police said. …...
  • Bolingbrook fugitive arrested on child porn charges

     
    The FBI has arrested a former Bolingbrook man in hiding on the West Side of Chicago, two years after he was charged with possession of …...
  • Firefighter hurt at extra-alarm West Side blaze

    A Chicago firefighter was treated for minor injuries Wednesday night after battling an extra-alarm blaze on the city's West Side, officials said. Fire crews took less than an hour to bring under control the 2-11 alarm fire in the vacant two-story...
  • Monday was deadliest day of year

    Monday was deadliest day of year
    Five homicides were recorded in Chicago on Monday, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At about 1:50 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5600 block of South May Street in...
  • Stubborn fire displaces 4 from West Side building

    Stubborn fire displaces 4 from West Side building
    Four people, apparently squatters, have been displaced by a stubborn fire in the tire-filled basement of a vacant three-story apartment building in the West Garfield Park neighborhood this afternoon, a fire official said. Firefighters were called...
  • 4 dead, at least 9 wounded in shootings overnight

    Four people were killed and at least 9 wounded in overnight shootings on Chicago's South and West Sides. The violence began about 9:24 p.m. in the Lawndale neighborhood when a 19-year-old was fatally shot in the 1400 block of South Trumbull Avenue. A...
  • Neighborhood population drain

    Neighborhood population drain
    Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots. But vast swaths of the city didn't...
  • Two wounded in separate shootings

    Two men were injured in separate shootings in Chicago overnight. At 1:10 a.m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was shot in the 4700 block of West Erie Street, according to police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines. The man was...
  • 8 young men shot to death in last week

    Eight men in their 20s or younger were shot to death in eight Chicago community areas in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. The victims were: a 17-year-old Monday in Roseland; a 19-year-old Sunday in West Englewood; a 23-...
  • Firefighter falls while battling blaze on West Side

    A firefighter was injured when he fell fighting a fire in West Garfield Park early this morning. A fire broke out in an abandoned structure in the 4500 block of West Harrison Street early this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Media Affairs...