| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 5:04 AM
Police say a toddler home alone fell from a second-story window of his Chicago Lawn house on the Southwest Side, suffering a cut to his head.
The child's mother, Vernisha Carter, 22, was charged with endangering the life of a child and reckless conduct,...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:16 PM
Two car salesmen were carjacked last month on the South Side and police are warning businesses to be on high alert.
The first vehicular hijacking happened Oct. 10 in the 6800 block of South Oakley Avenue at 1:20 p.m. when a man asked an auto...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Police are warning residents of the Chicago Lawn Police District about two robberies this month in which a man demanded sex from the victims.
One robbery, of an 18-year-old woman, took place Saturday about 3:20 p.m., in the 6500 block of South Talman...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Chicago police are asking for help finding a man named in a warrant in the hit-and-run death of an eight-year-old girl this summer in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Lakeith Morgan, 23, is wanted in connection with the death of Mariela Crisostomo, who...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 11:12 AM
A Southwest Side man is accused of stabbing his mother and seriously hurting her at their home early Thursday, police said.
Lionel Robinson, 27, has been charged with aggravated domestic battery for the attack, which occurred in the 3100 block of West...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Chicago police detectives are warning businesses in the Chicago Lawn and Deering Police Districts about robberies of food delivery drivers following two such robberies in recent weeks.
In alert issued today, Wentworth Area detectives warned that...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 10:07 PM
A 31-year-old man was shot in the neck Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the city's Southwest Side, according to police.
A resident in the area heard gunshots about 2:30 p.m. and found the man in a pool of blood in the east alley of...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:01 AM
Chicago police officials said today that they have arrested 39 people and confiscated several guns, drugs and vehicles as they "dismantled" drug operations that accounted for millions of dollars in yearly drug sales on the South and West sides.
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:04 PM
The shooting death of a 19-year-old man early this morning at his Chicago Lawn neighborhood home has been ruled a homicide, authorities said.
Police responded to a call of a man shot at 2:10 a.m. in the 6200 block of South Talman Avenue where they found...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Four men were shot and killed in West Garfield Park in about 24 hours this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men were shot to death about 8:55 p.m. Monday in the 4100 block of West Adams Street, officials said. Nearly four...