| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:12 PM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:53 PM
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,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:43 AM
The discovery of a man bound and beaten in the West Lawn neighborhood led police to 170 pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of marijuana in his home blocks away, according to police.
The 33-year-old man, Margarito Raygoza, also known as Jose Corona, was...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:45 PM
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&...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:14 AM
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...