| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:08 AM
A 15-year-old boy released from police custody on Friday was among five people shot through early Saturday morning, according to police.
The boy was shot About 2 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, said...
| Apr 10, 2013
— First lady Michelle Obama, visiting Chicago on Wednesday for a discussion with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and civic leaders on ways to combat youth violence, will stop afterward at Harper High School, whose students have often been casualties in recent...
| Apr 11, 2013
As politicians in Washington took a step toward tightening the nation's gun laws Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama sat down with Chicago high school students whose stories about violence brought her to tears.
Before the meeting began at Harper High...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 10:06 AM
A shooting in the Logan Square neighborhood left one man dead and another wounded Friday night as at least a dozen people were shot between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
Just after 8 p.m., three people asked for directions from a 23-year-old...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:20 PM
A Chicago man was arrested late last week in connection with a January shooting on the city’s South Side that injured two men and left one of them paralyzed from the waist down.
Jermaine Roberts, 23, used a semi-automatic handgun to shoot one...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Joe Herb McFarlane's legs shook nervously as he awaited the first time he would be in the same room as the man charged with killing his 18-year-old daughter.
Jim McPherson, 21, was arraigned this morning on first-degree murder charges in the death of...
| Apr 3, 2013
Joe Herb McFarlane's legs shook as he awaited the first time he would be in the same room with the man charged with killing his 18-year-old daughter.
Jim McPherson, 21, was arraigned on first-degree murder charges Tuesday in the Feb. 15 death of Janay...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:45 AM
A man was shot to death in the Marquette Park neighborhood and at least four other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight.
Police discovered the dead man around 10:30 p.m. in the 6300 block of South Francisco Avenue, a few doors north...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:37 PM
At least three men were shot and taken to hospitals tonight in the West Englewood neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department and police.
The shooting occurred in the 5900 block of South Wood Street, according to the Chicago Fire Department....
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A Blue Island man faces a charge of threatening a public official after he got testy Friday with a Chicago police officer who told him to quit smoking and drinking in a South Side bus shelter, authorities said.
Larry E. Hamilton, 42, of the 2100 block...