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  • Women comprise 12 percent of homicide victims in 2013

    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...
  • Bail denied for man charged in Chicago Lawn slaying

    Bail denied for man charged in Chicago Lawn slaying
    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....
  • First double homicide in 3 months

    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...
  • Man critically wounded in shooting on South Side

    Man critically wounded in shooting on South Side
    A man was critically wounded this afternoon in a possible domestic-related shooting on the South Side in the city's Chicago Lawn neighborhood. About 12:40 p.m., a man in his 20s was shot in the chest on the 6900 block of South Talman Avenue, said Police...
  • 2 men wounded near gas station where clerk slain in July

    2 men wounded near gas station where clerk slain in July
    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...
  • Police warn of robberies outside Near North bars

    Police warn of robberies outside Near North bars
    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...
  • Bail set on weapons charges for parolee

    Bail set on weapons charges for parolee
    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...
  • 1 killed, 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    1 killed, 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    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...
  • Prosecutors: Brother and sister charged in SW Side robbery, shooting

    Prosecutors: Brother and sister charged in SW Side robbery, shooting
    A brother and sister and a second man have been charged in connection with the robbery of a store and the shooting of the owner’s brother when he tried to chase them on the Southwest Side last month. Jose Guerra, 19, his sister, Gabriela...
  • Officials: West Side man is city's first 2013 homicide victim

    Officials: West Side man is city's first 2013 homicide victim
    A 20-year-old West Side man was the first Chicago homicide victim of 2013, one of 11 people across the city shot since midnight. Someone shot Octavius Dontrell Lamb, 20, in the throat in the 700 block of North Noble Street in the West Town...
  • Man charged with attempted murder in New Year's Day shooting

    Man charged with attempted murder in New Year's Day shooting
    A 20-year-old man was charged with shooting two people in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on New Year’s Day. Robert Terrell, of the 2500 block of West 61st Street, appeared in court Thursday on aggravated battery and attempted murder charges. He&...