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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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....