| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Cop impersonator Vincent Richardson was ordered on electronic monitoring today after he was busted yet again for allegedly pretending to be a Chicago police officer.
Richardson, who made national headlines when he was able to pass himself off as a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information.
The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
| Jul 8, 2013
On July 9, 2011, Demitrius Chrystal, 23, and Jeffrey Butler, 19, were killed in a double homicide in the Englewood neighborhood.
They were shot around 2 a.m. in a vehicle and their bodies lay outside Demitrius' mother's home in the 6900 block of South...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Eight people were shot and wounded across Chicago overnight, including a man and a teen in the South Chicago neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The two were shot in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue around 6:35 a.m. A 45-year-old man...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Lawyers for disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich filed a long-awaited appeal of his conviction and 14-year sentence late Monday, arguing that U.S. District Judge James Zagel's "one-sided evidentiary rulings" favored prosecutors and that the stiff...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Attacks across Chicago left a man dead and at least 14 others wounded, according to authorities.
Three men were shot, one fatally, about 4:35 p.m. Saturday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side,...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Two men were killed and four others were injured in shootings Sunday night on the South Side as continuing violence brought to six the number of people fatally shot in the city on the first weekend of summer.
About 9:30 p.m., two men were sitting in a...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:50 AM
A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot by a Chicago police officer in the South Side's Englewood neighborhood Sunday night, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 10:50 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Sangamon Street.
Pat Camden, a union...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:17 AM
At least eight people were shot Monday on the South and West sides, authorities said.
The day's shootings started around 1:15 p.m. when a 21-year-old man was shot in the 11000 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Morgan Park neighborhood, police said....
| Jun 18, 2013
Readers may have seen the news that the state of Illinois bailed out failing Roseland Community Hospital on Chicago’s Far South Side, a small safety-net hospital that’s on the brink of closure. But there are more.
To offer readers a fuller...