| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A Chicago man was accused of discharging a loaded firearm in his bed Tuesday, accidentally shooting his girlfriend in the leg, according to county prosecutors.
Shaquille Sankey, 20, of West Englewood, was arrested at home around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday by...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
A Chicago rapper who recently signed to a major record label and was a cousin of Chief Keef was shot to death in Englewood overnight.
Mario Hess -- who went by Big Glo at the time of his death and Blood Money before being signed -- was the oldest...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:36 PM
A Chicago rapper who was related to Chief Keef was gunned down near where he grew up in Englewood as possibly two gunmen fired more than two dozen shots, striking the victim as many as 10 times and wounding a relative.
Mario Hess, once known as Blood...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:50 PM
A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail.
Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:57 PM
A Sunday evening Mass at Holy Name Cathedral capped roughly 24 hours of celebration across the Chicago Archdiocese over the historic elevation of two popes to sainthood.
Unable to travel to Rome for the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials.
The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather.
The extra officers...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Several residents will be looking for a new place to live after a fire raced through two buildings in the Englewood neighborhood late this morning.
No one was hurt during the blaze, which started about 11:10 a.m. on a back porch of a 2-1/2 story frame...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:35 PM
A 17-year-old Chicago rapper has been charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a livery driver in Wentworth Gardens last month.
Clint Massey, who performs as “RondoNumbaNine,” was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A 35-year-old Indiana man was killed when someone fired into a South Side home after a party late Saturday night, police said.
The man, from Gary, had been attending a party in the 2000 block of West 67th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood when a...
| Mar 15, 2014
I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime.
As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...