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  • Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport

    Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport
    Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said. The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
  • $500K bond for man charged in fatal Chicago Lawn stabbing

    $500K bond for man charged in fatal Chicago Lawn stabbing
    A Marquette Park man was ordered held on a $500,000 bond Sunday after prosecutors say he fatally stabbed an acquaintance over the weekend after the victim accused him of cheating in a game. Darius M. Smith, 23, of the 6300 block of South Albany Avenue,...
  • Humboldt Park logs 2 homicides in 4 days

    Humboldt Park has logged two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Wednesday, a man was fatally shot in the 3300 block of West Division Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot to...
  • At least 2 dead, 18 wounded in city shootings

    At least 2 dead, 18 wounded in city shootings
    At least two men have been killed and 18 other people wounded, including two 15-year-old boys,  in shootings in Chicago Friday night into Saturday morning. In the Austin neighborhood about 7:13 p.m. Friday, a 32-year-old man was shot and pronounced dead...
  • West Englewood leads in homicides for July

    West Englewood on Monday logged its sixth homicide of the month and 11th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 56-year-old man was shot to death in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street, police said....
  • Cops ask for help finding man suspected in South Side killing

    Cops ask for help finding man suspected in South Side killing
    Chicago police are asking for the public’s help finding a man charged in a warrant with the murder of a man in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood last week. Keith Martin, 47, of the 6200 block of South Rockwell Street, is named in a first-degree murder...
  • Pregnant teen fatally shot on Christmas, but her baby survives

    Pregnant teen fatally shot on Christmas, but her baby survives
    As 6-month-old Lailani Casara fell asleep to the soft hum of her portable oxygen machine, her caretakers spoke of the mother she'll never know. "She held on for this baby," said great-grandmother Fannie Casara, cradling the drowsy infant. "So this...
  • Shootings leave 7 wounded across city

    Shootings leave 7 wounded across city
    Seven people were shot in separate incidents Wednesday and early Thursday in South and West side neighborhoods, police said. The most recent shooting happened about 4 a.m. and left a 21-year-old man wounded. He was shot in the parking lot shared by a...
  • Austin, East Garfield Park each log 2 homicides

    Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
  • 3 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Sunday afternoon

    3 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Sunday afternoon
    Three men were fatally shot and and seven people wounded in shootings late Sunday and early Monday on the South, West and Southwest sides, authorities said. Aa 27-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday night in the 6200 block of South Francisco Avenue...
  • Bail set at $300K in weekend sexual attack of child

    Bail set at $300K in weekend sexual attack of child
    Bail was set at $300,000 today for a man charged with sexually assaulting an 8-year-old child whose family was renting an apartment he owned on the Southwest Side, authorities said. Javier Vallejo, 56, of the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, has been...