| Jul 19, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Shamiya Adams was sitting on a bedroom floor in her best friend's home, making s'mores after an evening of practicing a dance routine, when the shot ripped through the house in Garfield Park.
The bullet crashed through the wall of the bedroom and struck...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Five shootings since Sunday afternoon have left a total of seven people hurt on the South and Southwest sides, among them a 16-year-old boy, police said.
In the most recent shooting, a 42-year-old man was shot in the neck in the Roseland neighborhood....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:01 AM
A 16-year-old boy was injured in the East Garfield Park neighborhood in one of at least two shootings in the city Monday night, according to police.
The teen was walking home from a store when a gunman on a bicyle opened fire about 10:15 p.m. in the 600...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Chicago was hit with a burst of gun violence on the Fourth of July, with at least 21 people shot, one of them fatally, during an 11-hour stretch from Friday evening into Saturday morning, according to police.
That brought to 36 the number of people who...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:51 AM
Three men were fatally shot and and seven people wounded in shootings late Sunday and early Monday on the South, West and Southwest sides, authorities said.
Aa 27-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday night in the 6200 block of South Francisco Avenue...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:37 PM
Shootings on the South and Northwest sides left 11 people injured Monday afternoon and evening, among them six people injured in a single shooting in a South Shore strip mall.
The strip mall shooting happened about 8:05 p.m. in the 2600 block of East...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Police shot and wounded a man after he threw his car in reverse and sped toward officers in the Wicker Park neighborhood, officials said.
The officers had been called to the 1500 block of North Hoyne Avenue around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday after the man...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:37 AM
A man was killed and a 4-year-old boy wounded in Englewood when a gunman opened fire at their car as they sat in the backseat, police said.
The victims were driven to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Centers. From there, the boy was taken to...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
At least 15 people were shot, one fatally, across the city between mid-day Friday and early Saturday morning, police said.
The most recent incident at about 2:55 a.m. Saturday left four people wounded in Humboldt Park. The four walked into Norwegian...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Police call it Terror Town, a 2-block by 4-block patch of South Shore where apparent gang conflicts have erupted into three mass shootings in a little over two years.
The latest occurred Monday evening when a gunman walked up to a strip mall on East 79th...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The Cook County hospitals board ended a $100,000 nationwide search for a new CEO Friday by simply taking the “interim” tag off the title of the guy who has held that position since January.
The board voted unanimously to name Dr. John Jay...