| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:10 AM
Two people suffered minor injuries and police arrested 19 teenagers during a disturbance involving crowds of young people Saturday at Ford City Mall on the Southwest Side, authorities said.
About 4:45 p.m., a large group of disruptive teens ran...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 7:17 PM
Spurred by the shooting of an off-duty police officer, a three-month joint investigation of a street gang faction ended this week with eight arrests in Summit and Chicago, along with the confiscation of guns, drugs -- and an alligator.
After an arrest...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Englewood and South Lawndale each recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
In Englewood, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 7400 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A judge denied bail today for a 21-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a rival gang member who didn’t “throw down the fork’’ upon demand this week in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:12 AM
At least eight people were shot across Chicago overnight, including two men wounded just outside a West Side gas station where a clerk was slain last summer, authorities said.
The men, 31 and 34, were sitting in a car in front of the gas station in the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:03 PM
At least twice recently men have been robbed in the early morning hours after stopping to talk with a woman or a group of women outside neighborhood bars on the Near North Side, police said today in a community alert. A later alert described two...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Bail was set at $150,000 today on weapons-related charges for a Brighton Park man already on parole in an attempted murder case after beat officers saw him firing a gun near his home this week.
Edgar Jasso, 29, faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 10:57 PM
A 24-year-old man was killed and at least eight others were wounded in overnight gun violence on the city's West and South Sides, according to police.
In the latest attack, a 24-year-old man was shot multiple times about 6:10 a.m. in the 4000 block of...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:35 PM
The city will use a $1.8 million court settlement from a strip club to help fund Chicago’s first new domestic violence shelter in more than a decade, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday.
The 40-bed shelter to be built in the Chicago Lawn...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Chicago Lawn saw a double homicide last week, Chicago's first double homicide in three months, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men, ages 30 and 22, were discovered fatally shot in the 7100 block of South Oakley Avenue, police...