| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:14 AM
Female muggers robbed at least three people in a week in the Chicago Lawn police district, police said Thursday.
In a community alert issued by Area Central detectives, police warned district residents that three afternoon robberies had taken place...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Police issued robbery warnings for the South and Southwest sides tonight after 5 robberies in those areas the last few days.
On the Southwest Side, police warned of three robberies between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2.
The robber is “generally described&...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Police say a robber tried to hold up an electronics store in West Rogers Park with a fake gun but was foiled when the clerk pulled a real gun from a safe and opened fire.
Lawrence Bradley, 25, and of the 15200 block of Evers Street in Dolton, was...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Police are warning Chicago Lawn-area residents of a man who walked up to a 15-year-old girl in that neighborhood and sexually abused her Wednesday.
The girl was in the 2500 block of West 61st Street about 3:30 p.m. when the man walked up to her and...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:43 AM
The discovery of a man bound and beaten in the West Lawn neighborhood led police to 170 pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of marijuana in his home blocks away, according to police.
The 33-year-old man, Margarito Raygoza, also known as Jose Corona, was...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:23 AM
One person was killed and at least eight people were injured in shootings since Monday afternoon on the South and West Sides, police said.
Two other people, brothers ages 35 and 38, were killed in a separate shooting early Tuesday morning on the Far...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Chicago police are conducting a death investigation into the death of a 3-week-old girl on the Southwest Side, police said.
Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Mike Sullivan said the girl was taken at around 9 a.m. this morning from the...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Eight people were wounded in separate shootings across the South and West sides overnight, according to Chicago police.
Four of the shootings happened between 2:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., and none happened north of Interstate 290, the Eisenhower Expressway....
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Police are warning residents of the Chicago Lawn Police District of a man who tried to sexually assault two women as they slept in their homes early Sunday.
The man got into homes in the 6800 block of South Washtenaw Avenue and 7000 block of South...