| 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...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Six homicides were logged in Chicago on Friday, making it the deadliest day of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Three of the homicides that day occurred in the Chatham community area, according to officials.
At about 3:30 a....
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:42 PM
A second suspect has been charged in the murder of a Chicago man who showed some friends envelopes filled with cash a few days before he was robbed and killed at his home in East Chatham, a Cook County prosecutor said today.
Joshua Brown, 19, appeared in...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work.
| 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...
| 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.
| Nov 16, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Seven homicides were recorded Nov. 5, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At 2:10 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of South Troy Street in North Lawndale,...