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  • Prosecutors: Accused man was offered cash to 'whack' store owner

    Prosecutors: Accused man was offered cash to 'whack' store owner
    Prosecutors said today that the Chicago man who allegedly shot a convenience store owner Thursday morning acted after the proprietor of a nearby shop offered him $3,000 to "whack" the competitor. Jovan Williams, 22, is accused of firing a single shot...
  • South Lawndale sees 2 homicides in 2 days

    South Lawndale saw two homicides in two days in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, a 15-year-old boy was shot to death in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 23-year-old...
  • Chicago logs its first double homicide of year

    South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said. Chicago...
  • Four of seven homicide victims teens

    Two male teenagers were shot and killed in separate incidents in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday in the 6200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in Woodlawn, police said....
  • December ends with 40 homicides

    Chicago has logged three homicides so far this year, as of Wednesday afternoon, according to preliminary police information. On Monday, an 18-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street in Chicago Lawn, police said. One...
  • Chicago homicides 2013: Are police getting results?

    Chicago homicides 2013: Are police getting results?
    Buoyed by a less violent spring, Chicago posted a nearly 17 percent decrease in homicides in 2013 compared with 2012, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Chicago logged 435 homicides last year, compared with 521 killings in 2012,...
  • Men charged in Sprint cell phone store robbery

    Men charged in Sprint cell phone store robbery
    Two Chicago men were arrested Thursday morning in Chicago Lawn and accused of robbing a Sprint cell phone store at gunpoint. Omar Anderson, 20, and Victor Mayberry, 18, entered the cell phone outlet, 7920 S. Western Ave., in the morning armed with a...
  • Pregnant teen dies after shooting, baby saved

    Pregnant teen dies after shooting,  baby saved
    A pregnant 17-year-old girl was fatally shot on Christmas evening in Dolton, but doctors were able to save her baby, authorities said today. Police found the pregnant teen bleeding from a single gunshot in the back of her head, slumped over in the snow...
  • 5 Chicago homicides on Thursday

    South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in...
  • Cops warn of SW Side armed-robberies

    Cops warn of SW Side armed-robberies
    Police issued a community alert this afternoon warning about a series of armed-robberies on the city's Southwest Side. Police said the robberies have occurred in the Chicago Lawn District. The robber approaches his victims on the sidewalk and displays a...
  • West Englewood sees 5 homicides in 9 days

    West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...