| 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...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:27 AM
One person was killed and at least four other people were wounded in shootings on the South and Southwest sides overnight, police said.
Around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, a gunman walked up and shot two men as they stood on a corner in the 6700 block of...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A Chicago police officer was coming to the aid of a woman being beaten with a baseball bat when the attacker turned on the officer and struck him twice in the head, prosecutors said today as the suspect was ordered held without bail on attempted murder...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A man and two teens were charged with the murder of a man who was found dead Monday in a trash can on the South Side.
Bryan Perkins, 32, and two boys, 17 and 16, were all charged with first degree murder and concealment of a homicidal death, police...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:03 AM
One man is dead and two others are wounded after overnight shootings on the city's South and West sides, authorities said.
About 11:30 p.m. Sunday, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 6400 block of South Morgan Street, Chicago Police Department News...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:12 AM
A Chicago police officer and two other people were injured in overnight fires that displaced at least 10 people from Lawndale and Englewood neighborhood homes.
The 31-year-old police officer was injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Harrison Court...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:19 PM
An Englewood neighborhood man has been charged with forgery after he was arrested trying to sell someone four counterfeit Chicago Bears tickets, police said today.
George Huff, 24, was arrested Thursday in the 1200 block of South Wabash Avenue after...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Two 20-year-old men were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood today, officials said.
The shooting happened at 12:34 p.m., on the 7200 block of South Paulina Street, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.
One of the men sustained...
| Sep 15, 2013
Conventional digital age wisdom says that the chestnut about the might of pens, i.e. swords, should be amended to specify keyboard strokes, as paper is now passé. Likewise, in an era when Chicago's public education crisis seems to be at an apex, with...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:45 AM
A 47-year-old man died early Sunday following an apparent construction accident -- the second in Chicago in three days, authorities said.
Raul Lagunas, of the 2500 block of North Mango Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai by ambulance after apparently being...