| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:00 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:26 AM
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.
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:48 PM
A high school sophomore studying to be an architect was shot to death as she stood with friends in a backyard in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.
Porshe Foster, 15, was with several other teens when someone walked up...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:24 AM
A 15 year-old girl who played high school sports and dreamed of becoming an architect was shot and killed in the city's Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Porshe Foster was shot at a friend's house at 69th and Campbell around 9:15 p.m. Monday.
Police say she...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:54 PM
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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Adult siblings, a man and a woman, were shot outside their mother's house after she broke up a party Saturday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood, according to police.
They were standing outside in the 6200 block of South Albany Avenue about 9:20 p....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:46 AM
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today the city is using acoustic sensors to detect and locate gunshots as a way to fight violence in two crime-ridden areas.
The sensors, installed Sept. 1, are positioned in two 1.5-square-mile areas...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Police are warning businesses in the Southwest Side’s Chicago Lawn District about a man who’s been robbing small retail stores in recent weeks.
The latest robbery took place about 6:50 p.m. Friday in the 4000 block of West 55th Street,...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:40 AM
West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed.
On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...