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  • Detectives warn South Side businesses of robberies

    Police today warned businesses in three South Side neighborhoods to watch out for a man who has robbed two businesses in the area this week. In both robberies, a man entered a business, displayed a shotgun and announced a robbery, according to an alert...
  • Man found shot dead in SW Side building

    A man was discovered fatally shot inside an apartment building this afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the city's Southwest Side, authorities said. Killed was Willy Harris, whose exact age and home address were unknown, according to the Cook...
  • Two teens, man wounded in two shootings

    Two teen boys were hospitalized in good condition after being shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood this afternoon. A 14-year-old and a 16-year-old were shot on the 6100 block of South Rockwell Street at about 1:30 p.m., Chicago police said. The younger...
  • Teen and epileptic daughter reported missing

    Teen and epileptic daughter reported missing
    Chicago police detectives are asking for help finding a 17-year-old girl and her 2-year-old epileptic daughter who disappeared Thursday from the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, police said. The woman and child may have fled with a 27-year-old man who may...
  • Police warn of taxi robberies on Southwest Side

    Police warn of taxi robberies on Southwest Side
    Chicago police issued a community alert this afternoon warning about recent armed robberies of taxi drivers in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn District. Police said the robber has hailed or called a cab on the North Side in the early morning hours and...
  • Police say gunman shot by officers on Southwest Side

    Police say gunman shot by officers on Southwest Side
    Chicago police shot and wounded a teenage gunman during a foot chase across a Southwest Side neighborhood, authorities said. No officers were were injured during the incident, which began when police the Chicago Lawn district tried to interview several...
  • 3 dead, 5 wounded in South and West side shootings

    3 dead, 5 wounded in South and West side shootings
    Three people were killed and five others wounded in shootings across the city Friday night, according to authorities. Two people were found dead inside a Woodlawn home in the 6500 block of South Kenwood Avenue after police were called to the scene...
  • Police investigate similar armed robberies on Southwest Side

    Police investigate similar armed robberies  on Southwest Side
    Police are warning the public after two armed robberies in the Wrightwood neighborhood on the Southwest Side earlier this week. Two brothers, 15 and 18, were in an alley about 5 p.m. Tuesday  in the 3100 block of West 80th Street when a man robbed the...
  • May ends with 50 Chicago homicides

    The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said. The community area, which...
  • Teen dies hours after being shot in the head on Southwest Side

    Teen dies hours after being shot in the head on Southwest Side
    A 16-year-old boy died this morning, hours after he was shot in the head while standing on the front porch of his home on the city's Southwest Side, police said. Killed was Joseph Briggs, of the 6100 block of South Rockwell Street, according to the...
  • New City sees 2 double homicides in 2 days

    New City saw two double homicides in two days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, two men, ages 21 and 22, were shot to death in the 700 block of West 50th Place, police said. Two days earlier, two men, ages 22 and 26, were...