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  • Cops: Fatal shooting of girl, 15, gang-related but girl not target

    Cops: Fatal shooting of girl, 15, gang-related but girl not target
    Porshe Foster and Taniesha Dukes were inseparable friends since 5th grade and both teens attended the same vocational high school. Foster was studying to be an architect, while Dukes wanted to work in construction. On Monday night the two were outside a...
  • 2 North Side communities log 1st homicide of year

    The North Side saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Irving Park, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 4200 block of West Irving Park Road, police said. One day earlier, a 5-month-old...
  • Wrigleyville shooting was 7th over last day

    Wrigleyville shooting was 7th over last day
    Three people were shot overnight and another four wounded Saturday afternoon, according to police. The most recent shooting happened across the street from Wrigley Field about 3:20 a.m. Sunday. A man, age 25, was shot in the upper back outside the 7-...
  • Authorities: Body found stabbed in Marquette Park lagoon was 14-year-old boy

    Authorities: Body found stabbed in Marquette Park lagoon was 14-year-old boy
    The body pulled from the Marquette Park lagoon on Chicago's Southwest Side last week was a 14-year-old boy who had been missing since March, according to authorities. Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office initially said the person found...
  • Man charged with abusing girls on Southwest Side

    Man charged with abusing girls on Southwest Side
    A 24-year-old man has been charged with fondling several young girls in the Chicago Lawn police district on the Southwest Side. Valentin Lasco, of the 4600 block of South Kedzie Avenue, is charged with three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of...
  • Chicago Crime Overnight Report

    Chicago Crime Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A shooting in the Gresham neighborhood Monday night left a 33-year-old man in critical condition, police said. Read more • Police have arrested a 24-year-old man accused of fondling...
  • Chicago Lawn, Near West Side shootings wound 2

    Chicago Lawn, Near West Side shootings wound 2
    Two men were shot Monday night and afternoon in separate attacks on the Southwest Side and Near West Side. Most recently in the University Village neighborhood, a 19-year-old man was shot in the arm at 6:02 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Hastings...
  • Police: Robber hits Southwest Side retail stores at night

    Police: Robber hits Southwest Side retail stores at night
    Police issued a community alert this afternoon warning about an armed man who has been robbing small retail stores at night in the city's Chicago Lawn District. Police said the man displays a handgun and demands money from the register and safe. One...
  • Emanuel unveils plan to shift 500 police officers to high-crime areas

     
    Posted by John Byrne and Jeremy Gorner at 11:43 a.m.; updated at 2:25 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel today formally announced that 500 Chicago police officers will be redeployed to high-crime areas this summer. "This is a down payment on my......
  • 1 killed, 2 hurt in Chicago Lawn shooting

     
    A shooting in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Tuesday afternoon left an 18-year-old man dead and two others seriously injured, police said. Chicago Police respond to the scene of the shooting on the 6100 block of South Sacramento Avenue this afternoon....
  • 2 shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood

     
    A man and a teenage boy were hospitalized in good condition after they were shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood late Thursday, police said.The shooting happened at 10:40 p.m. on the 5900 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said.An 18-year-old man was...