| Sep 1, 2011
| 2:58 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer managed to avoid being hit by gunfire in the Chatham neighborhood early this morning but a friend with him was hit, police said.
The two were outside a residence in the 7500 block of South Wabash Avenue about 2:20 a.m....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 5:18 PM
Two people were wounded this evening, one seriously, in separate shootings on the city's South Side.
About 6:30 p.m., an 18-year-old man was shot on the 8000 block of South Stewart Avenue in the city's West Chatham neighborhood, officials said.
| Oct 2, 2011
| 4:18 AM
A 43-year-old south suburban man was found dead in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood after being shot multiple times, according to authorities.
A spokesman for the Cook County medical examine's office said Darryl McWilliams, of the 17900 block of Edwards...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A man was shot to death in the East Chatham neighborhood early this morning, down the block from his home, authorities said.
The man was on the street in the 7900 block of South Drexel Boulevard just before 6 a.m. when he was fatally shot, said Chicago...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Two teenagers were wounded, one fatally, within minutes of each other this afternoon in separate shootings on the South Side in the city’s Back of the Yards and Chatham neighborhoods.
The first shooting happened about 12:23 p.m. on the 5000...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Three female relatives were beaten by a group of about 20 attackers when ordering dinner for their family Friday evening at a Burger King in the city's Chatham neighborhood, police and witnesses said.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged as a...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Brighton Park saw two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 13-year-old boy was shot to death Saturday in the 4600 block of South Spaulding Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 28-year-old woman was...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:54 PM
Eight people were injured, four seriously, in three-vehicle crash that injured an officer in his police car in the Chatham neighborhood this evening, officials said.
The crash at 83rd Street and Indiana Avenue left a Pontiac sport-utility vehicle on...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:53 PM
South Shore has seen two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 50-year-old man was...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:00 AM
Chicago police tonight were questioning a person, reportedly a teenager, in a weekend shooting outside a South Side bakery that left three young adults dead.
Police wouldn't say whether the person was a witness or a suspect, though WBBM-TV stated the...
| May 20, 2011
| 6:00 AM
A year after Chicago Police Officer Thomas Wortham IV was fatally shot in front of his parents’ Chatham home, his former commander says he’s done his best not to be angry despite the enduring emotional toll.
“I still remember the...