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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Cops warn of man who attacked teen on Southwest Side

    Cops warn of man who attacked teen on Southwest Side
    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...
  • Police warn of South, Southwest Side robberies

    Police warn of South, Southwest Side robberies
    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&...
  • Cops: Charges filed after robber with fake gun foiled by clerk with real one

    Cops: Charges filed after robber with fake gun foiled by clerk with real one
    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...
  • Cops warn Southwest Side residents of recent robberies

    Cops warn Southwest Side residents of recent robberies
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...