| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Krystal Scott is just 16 and already wise to the streets of her Morgan Park neighborhood.
"When I'm walking home, I don't know what I'm walking into," Scott said Tuesday.
But Scott thought she was safe as she sat outside her home in the 10900 block of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:24 PM
For 10 minutes, it seemed like the shooting was everywhere in the South Chicago neighborhood.
It started when someone shot and wounded a couple, then two people fired at the shooter, then there was a chase and shots exchanged and a man sitting on a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:18 PM
A 37-year-old man on parole for robbery is accused of stealing and trying to guzzle down a $92 bottle of Patron tequila he’d taken from a Gold Coast area restaurant on Monday afternoon, police said.
Jhoshun Lyles, 37, entered Devon Seafood...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Three women were seriously hurt when a car hit a building in the West Pullman neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The crash happened about 5:15 a.m. near the intersection of West 119th Street and South Eggleston Avenue.
The women were taken...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 1:48 PM
A 17-year-old boy was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon and night.
The night's lone homicide happened about 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of West Polk Street in the city's East Garfield Park...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:58 PM
When accomplished athletes decide what professional team they will play for, there is a grand announcement with applause and cheers.
Although recent high school graduates involved in the Kappa League aren’t touting their athletic accomplishments,...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Murder charges have been filed against a 22-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a man during an armed robbery in April on the West Side, police said.
Shannon Williams, 22, was charged with murder and three counts of robbery, according to a...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:33 AM
A 24-year-old man was shot in the foot in the West Pullman neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
The man told police he was walking on the sidewalk in the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue on the Far South Side when he heard gunfire about 10:15 p.m....
| May 12, 2014
| 2:34 PM
A 15-year-old boy was killed and at least six other people were shot in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said.
Including those attacked Sunday, at least four people have been shot to death and...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 AM
The grandmother of a 15-year-old boy slain in the West Pullman neighborhood on Mother’s Day said her grandson died just like his father four years ago: gunned down on a Chicago street.
“He went just like his father. He got shot twice,”...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather.
The extra officers...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Three women were shot to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 14-year-old girl was shot to death in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard in New City, police said....