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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chatham records 4 homicides in 1 week

    Chatham logged four homicides in the last week, a RedEye review of preliminary police data found. An 18-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 29-year-old man was shot to...
  • Trice: Valuing good citizenship alongside standardized test scores

    Trice: Valuing good citizenship alongside standardized test scores
    Victor Harbison is an award-winning high school civics teacher whose Chicago Public Schools students over the last two decades have undertaken ambitious class projects. They've built a memorial — with an interactive kiosk — to the Rev....
  • 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,...
  • Remembering fallen officers: A Sunday lakefront ceremony

    Remembering fallen officers: A Sunday lakefront ceremony
    Children played on a patch of grass in the shadow of Soldier Field until the sound of bagpipes to the north drew their attention, and that of their parents. As the pipes approached, escorted by police officers on motorcycles and followed by thousands of...
  • Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar

    Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar
    In a classroom on Chicago's South Side, four students made final preparations this week to compete in a debate halfway around the world in a language they have studied for only a handful of years. The students from Lindblom Math and Science Academy in...
  • 28% of Chicago homicide victims in their 20s

    Three men in their 20s were shot to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 11300 block of South Forest Avenue in Roseland,...
  • City shootings leave 2 dead, 7 wounded in 5 hours

    City shootings leave 2 dead, 7 wounded in 5 hours
    A man and a 17-year-old boy were killed and seven others were wounded during Wednesday shootings, authorities said. A 33-year-old man was killed just south of 56th Street on Elizabeth Avenue about 9:35 p.m and a 28-year-old man with him was wounded in...
  • 8 Chicago homicides in last week

    Chicago Lawn last week recorded its second homicide of the month and sixth homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 17-year-old boy was shot Wednesday in the 6300 block of South Mozart Street, police said. He died...