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  • Man dies after February home invasion

    A 30-year-old man who was beaten after several men broke into his West Garfield Park home last month has died, officials said tonight. Christopher Williams of the 4400 block of West Jackson Boulevard was pronounced dead at 12:01 p.m. Saturday at Mount...
  • Targeting troubled buildings

    Targeting troubled buildings
    Chicago announced a plan this week to rid Chicago neighborhoods of vacant buildings that are attracting gangs or crime. Many people live in fear, often because of just one bad property on their block.¬† But as WGN’s Frank Holland reports, Chicago has...
  • West Pullman sees 2 homicides in 2 days

    West Pullman saw two homicides in two days this past weekend, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 20-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 11600 block of South Ada Street, police said. A day earlier, a 59-year-old man was fatally...
  • 1 dead, 4 hurt in shootings on South, West sides

    1 dead, 4 hurt in shootings on South, West sides
    One man was killed and four others were injured in separate shootings on the West and South sides this afternoon, authorities said. A 34-year-old man was shot in the chest and thigh while in the 2200 block of South Wood Street about 5:40 p.m. and taken...
  • 6 shot Wednesday afternoon in Chicago

    6 shot Wednesday afternoon in Chicago
    Five men in their 20s and a teen were shot in three separate incidents Wednesday afternoon on the city’s South and West Sides, according to police. Two men in their 20s were shot while sitting on a porch in the West Garfield Park neighborhood about...
  • 14 injured in West Side bus accident

    14 injured in West Side bus accident
    Two people were seriously injured among 14 people taken to area hospitals after being injured when a bus was hit in a chain-reaction accident this afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, officials said. The Chicago Fire Department called an...
  • 3 fatal stabbings in 4 days in Chicago

    Two women and a man were stabbed to death in separate incidents in the last week in Chicago, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Tuesday, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood,...
  • Man dies a block from West Side home after being shot while driving

    Man dies a block from West Side home after being shot while driving
    A West Garfield Park man died after being shot while driving a block from his home this afternoon, police said. Orlando Davis, 32, of the 4200 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was found shot to death in the 4100 block of West Jackson, according to the...
  • Austin, Bridgeport each see 2 homicides

    Austin and Bridgeport each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, two men, ages 20 and 24, were shot to death Tuesday in the 200 block of South Laramie Avenue, police said. Austin has logged 22...
  • The story of Chicago's Nazi spy

    The story of Chicago's Nazi spy
    A spy story worthy of John le Carre began and ended 70 years ago this summer in Chicago. It had classic elements of an espionage tale — enemy agents landed from submarines, explosives hidden in the sand of an East Coast beach, orders written in...
  • Police ask for help finding car that seriously injured woman in West Side hit-and-run

    Police ask for help finding car that seriously injured woman in West Side hit-and-run
    Police are asking for help finding a car that struck and critically injured a woman in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday evening and then fled the scene. The victim was taken to John H. Stroger Hospitalin serious condition from the accident...
  • West Side shooting leaves man, woman wounded

    West Side shooting leaves man, woman wounded
    A man and a woman were shot in the West Garfield Park neighborhood this afternoon, police said. The 29-year-old man and 35-year-old woman were shot in the 100 block of South Kildare Avenue about 3:15 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer...