| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:11 PM
One man was killed and 10 people wounded Monday afternoon and evening during shootings on the South and West sides, police said.
A 20-year-old man died after being shot around 8:40 p.m. Monday in the 7800 block of South Homan Avenue in the Ashburn...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 11:21 PM
A man was shot in the head and died in the Englewood neighborhood early Monday morning and seven others were wounded across the South and West sides.
The homicide happened at 12:43 a.m., police said. Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:07 PM
A car took off from a traffic stop and crashed in the Gresham neighborhood overnight, leaving a teen dead and two others hospitalized, according to police.
The crash happened about 9:20 p.m. near 80th Street and Lowe Avenue in the Gresham neighborhood,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A shooting between rival gangs in Little Village left a 16-year-old boy dead and two other teens wounded Friday night.
The three were among at least 17 people shot overnight, according to police.
The Little Village shooting happened about 11:30 p.m....
| Jul 26, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A man originally in Cook County Jail on a disorderly conduct charge died this week, a month after suffering a beating at the jail hospital, authorities said.
Records show Tony Purnell, 42, had been held in Cook County Jail since January, when he had...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:58 PM
A 16-year-old boy who died in a shooting in Old Town was a member of the tumbling team coached by Secretary of State Jesse White, who remembered the teen Friday as a "highly respected and well-mannered young man."
“We lost one of our tumblers to...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Two men have been wounded in shootings on the city's South and Southwest sides since mid-afternoon today, police said.
In the South Shore neighborhood about 5:20, a man, age 23, suffered a gunshot wound to the left side, and was in serious condition...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:16 PM
A Mississippi man has been charged in a 2013 shooting that killed a 25-year-old man on the city's West Side in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Randon Walker, 23, of the 300 block of Mulberry in Lexington, was charged with first-degree murder in the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:03 AM
A 16-year-old boy was killed and his father critically wounded minutes after they had lunch with a friend in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to police and witnesses.
Adam Lara was shot in the head and his father was...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:28 AM
At least eight people were wounded in separate shootings across the city, according to polic.
In the first shooting, a 42-year-old woman was wounded in the 2100 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Town neighborhood. She was shot about 4 p.m....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:58 AM
At least nine people were wounded, including two 16-year-old boys, in shootings over a 12-hour period in Chicago, according to authorities.
In one attack in the Jeffrey Manor neighborhood, three men with guns, one of them a rifle, fired more than...