| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Vincent Richardson, the teen who passed himself off as a police officer at age 14, pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer and was given 18 months in state prison today, according to court records.
Richardson, 19, made national headlines when...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Protesters called for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s resignation Friday after her announcement earlier in the week that she would not bring charges against a Chicago police officer who fatally shot an Englewood man in the back as...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Three people suffered what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries when they were shot this evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side, police said.
The three were shot about 8:53 p.m. on Interstate 94 northbound near 59th Street...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:33 AM
A man was taken to a hospital with head injuries he suffered after allegedly stealing a police car this morning in Englewood prompting a pursuit.
The man was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County with injuries that did not appear to be...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:32 AM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday they would not bring criminal charges against a Chicago police officer who was captured on videotape fatally shooting an unarmed man, saying an exhaustive review showed that the officer reasonably mistook a cellphone...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:37 AM
A man was critically injured after being shot this evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said.
The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Damen Avenue, authorities said.
A 20-year-old man was taken in serious-to-...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:29 AM
A 21-year-old man shot to death in an Englewood building was among at least five people shot in seven hours Wednesday on the South and Northwest sides, authorities said.
Police were called to the scene in the 6900 block of South Racine Avenue...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....