| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Authorities have charged a West Side man with murder in a Thursday shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead.
Police believe Harold Cook, 22, of the 4200 block of West West End Avenue, fatally shot Terrell Wilson just after witnessing a physical...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The death this week of a woman beaten up more than a decade ago in the East Garfield Park neighborhood has been ruled a homicide, authorities said.
Shantil Moore, 28, who had been living at a nursing home in the 2400 block of West Touhy Avenue, was...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:10 AM
A 29-year-old man was critically injured in one of three Chicago shootings that have left four people hurt overnight on the West Side, police said.
The 29-year-old was found shot inside a vehicle as police responded to gunfire reported about 12:40 a.m.,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Auburn Gresham and New City each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, an 18-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 8000 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Two days...
| Feb 28, 2014
Samuel Rosenberg survived a Nazi concentration camp and came to the U.S. after World War II, making his mark running department stores in Chicago, investing in farmland and serving as a leader of his North Side synagogue.
"The horror of the war is not...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Shots, possibly from a pellet gun, damaged windows on two CTA buses in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side today, police said.
The buses were in traffic on the Jackson Boulevard route near Kenton Avenue when the drivers reported that...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:53 PM
An autopsy conducted today determined that a 51-year-old woman whose body was found Friday wrapped in a blanket in an East Garfield Park alley had been strangled, officials said.
Police found Velma Howard in an alley on the 600 block of North Homan...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Five people were injured in a traffic crash in the East Garfield neighborhood on the West Side late this morning.
The accident happened at Pulaski Road and Ontario Street about 11 a.m., according to Police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A parolee tried to rob a West Garfield Park man outside his home, shot him when he tried to drive away, rifled through the man’s pockets as he sat dying and robbed the woman he was with, prosecutors said today.
Anthony Tucker, 41, was charged with...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:51 PM
The official Chicago police tally of shootings last weekend was a rare number: zero.
The streak started after a 41-year-old man was shot at 8:20 p.m. Friday in the Austin community and was still going as of midday Monday, according to a police...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
A 16-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot while trying to defend himself during a robbery in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The teen was in the 500 block of North Monticello when a robber or robbers approached him...