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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Austin sees 2 homicides in 1 day

    Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
  • 4 dead, 9 wounded in city shootings

    4 dead, 9 wounded in city shootings
    Shootings left at least four men dead and 9 other people wounded across the city Saturday night and Sunday morning. The violence was largely confined to the South and West Sides and three of the incidents had more than one victim, according to...
  • Detectives warn of attempted assaults on Southwest Side

    Detectives warn of attempted assaults on Southwest Side
    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...
  • 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    8 wounded in overnight shootings
    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....
  • Chicago police investigating 3-week-old's death

    Chicago police investigating 3-week-old's death
    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...
  • 3 killed, 8 injured in separate shootings

    3 killed, 8 injured in separate shootings
    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...