| Sep 5, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Greater Grand Crossing on Tuesday logged its fifth homicide in about a month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 6900 block of South Princeton Avenue, police said.
Greater Grand Crossing has...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A 12-year-old girl was shot in the leg as she did her homework in front of her home Wednesday night on the Southwest Side, police said.
A gunman in his late teens or early 20s fired about 10 shots at a home in the 6500 block of South Talman Avenue in the...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on residents to help police take back their neighborhoods in the wake of a spate of shootings around Chicago.
The mayor said the spike in violence -- including 49 shootings with 10 fatalities last weekend and the Monday...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work.
| Jun 8, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Five homicides were recorded in Chicago on Monday, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At about 1:50 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot and killed in the 5600 block of South May Street in...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:03 AM
Chicago Police detectives are asking residents of the Gage Park neighborhood to help find two teenage girls suspected of committing strong-arm robberies in the area in recent weeks, at least one of them against another teenager.
At least two robberies...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 11:07 AM
An 18-year-old man was found seriously wounded after being shot in the back in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood midday today, but has refused to tell police where the shooting took place, authorities said.
The man was found in the 6700 block of South...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 10:23 AM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the redeployment of 150 more police officers to beat patrol positions as part of his campaign pledge to add more cops to the streets.
"These officers are going to be the backbone of our police department,...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:45 AM
Mariela Crisostomo was only allowed to ride her bike after she had finished her homework. And she was never allowed to travel beyond the quiet Southwest Side block where she lived.
Riding on the block would keep her safe, her parents felt.
| Jun 23, 2011
| 8:02 PM
Jose Gutierrez was driving down West 62nd Street to a store to pay his cellphone bill Wednesday afternoon when he came across police and paramedics huddled around two teens lying on the ground at South Sacramento Avenue.
He felt sorry for the boys, the...