| Dec 29, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A man and a woman died early Sunday morning when the sport-utility vehicle they were traveling in hit a utility pole on the Southwest Side, authorities said.
The victims, who both appeared to be in their 20s, were dead on the scene in the 3700 block...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:51 AM
A police squad car was reported missing this morning during a burglary call and turned up shortly afterward blocks away, police said.
About 4:15 a.m., police officers reported the squad car missing after a premises check in the 3500 block of South...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:52 PM
A 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead today, after he was dragged out of a car on New Year's Day by two suspected gang members who beat him with a bottle and stole his vehicle in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said.
The attack happened on Jan....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Firefighters continued to douse hot spots this morning after an extra-alarm fire tore through a warehouse filled with stacks of wooden pallets in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side.
No injuries were reported and firefighters were able to keep the 4-11...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The day after 14-year-old Christopher Bowen died at a Chicago Park District pool, friends and family on Saturday were trying to piece together what went wrong when the boy dove into the deep end of the pool.
"We just want to know what happened and why,"...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Seven people were injured, including a young boy who was seriously hurt, in a three-vehicle traffic crash in the Brighton Park neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The crash about 11:20 a.m. happened near 43rd Street and Western Avenue,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:06 PM
A half-million dollars worth of chocolate, liquor, auto parts and concrete garden fountains don’t just fall off a truck.
But this morning about 9:45 a.m., Chicago police and other investigators served a warrant at a Brighton Park neighborhood...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Bail was set at $150,000 today on weapons-related charges for a Brighton Park man already on parole in an attempted murder case after beat officers saw him firing a gun near his home this week.
Edgar Jasso, 29, faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Three people were hurt in overnight shootings in the West and Southwest Sides, including an apparent drive-by that injured a 17-year-old girl walking down the sidewalk, authorities said.
About 10:45 p.m., the 17-year-old girl was walking in the 6200...