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  • 2 areas log 1st homicide of 2014

    Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...
  • Far South Side man accused of firing into Blue Island park

    Far South Side man accused of firing into Blue Island park
    A Blue Island man’s Wednesday morning stroll with his stepson ended with shots fired and a car chase this week, prosecutors said today. The pair were walking in the south suburb near Centennial Park about 7:50 a.m. when the man looked across the...
  • Police alert: 3 women sexually assaulted in West Pullman

    Police alert: 3 women sexually assaulted in West Pullman
    Chicago police are warning West Pullman residents about a man who has sexually assaulted at least three women at gunpoint in recent weeks. The man has attacked women in the Calumet District in the area of 124th Street to around 129th Street near...
  • Man shot in leg in West Pullman

    Man shot in leg in West Pullman
    A 34-year-old man was shot this afternoon in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. The man was shot at 1:34 p.m. on the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney....
  • Fire damages South Side church

    Fire damages South Side church
    A fire ravaged a Glory to Glory Family Christian Center building late Thursday night, according to authorities. The building damaged was used by the church as a food pantry on the weekends. "It's used once every Saturday to give about 100-something...
  • Firefighters extinguish West Pullman blaze, no injuries

    Firefighters extinguish West Pullman blaze, no injuries
    No one was injured but six people were displaced after a fire erupted at a building in the West Pullman neighborhood. The blaze started about 1:45 p.m. on the second level of a 2-story building in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue on the city'...
  • Prosecutors: 90 years for serial rapist convicted in first attack

    Prosecutors: 90 years for serial rapist convicted in first attack
    A man prosecutors called a serial rapist and murderer was sentenced to 90 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections today for the first of multiple brutal attacks that he’s been charged with, authorities said. Cook County Judge Joseph...
  • Support builds to restore name of Jesse Owens to school

    Support builds to restore name of Jesse Owens to school
    A Far South Side community took the first formal steps Wednesday toward restoring the name of Olympic legend Jesse Owens to an area school. Owens, the African-American track star whose gold medal-winning performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics was...
  • Long wait in bitter cold, but kids get their presents

    Long wait in bitter cold, but kids get their presents
    People waited in line for as long as seven hours in wind chill readings as low as 19 degrees below zero to pick up donated toys for their children and grandchildren the morning of Christmas Eve. Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson,...
  • 2 dead, 6 wounded across city

    2 dead, 6 wounded across city
    Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said. The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
  • East Garfield Park, Roseland each log 2 homicides

    East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
  • 1 dead, 5 wounded on South Side

    1 dead, 5 wounded on South Side
    One man has died and five other people were shot Tuesday afternoon and evening on the south side, officials said. About 9:25 p.m. a 22-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk on the 11600 block of South Bishop Street when he was shot in the head, said...