| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined.
Chicago recorded no homicides...
| 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...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said.
The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in...
| 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 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 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 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 29, 2013
| 9:26 AM
A man was hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition this morning after being rescued from a South Side apartment fire that officials said was caused by arson. The 26-year-old man was about to jump from the burning third-floor apartment on the 5600...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Four men were killed in separate South Side attacks Monday, two of them within blocks of each other about nine hours apart, authorities said.
In the most recent killing, police responded about 8:50 p.m. to a call of a person shot in an alley adjacent to...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police.
About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford offered an insider's look at Illinois' culture of political back-scratching yesterday as he provided the most detailed accounting yet of patronage allegations that he says led to his departure from the commuter rail agency....