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  • Police searching for missing woman, 36

    Police searching for missing woman, 36
    Police are searching for a 36-year-old woman reported missing from the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Christina "Chrissy" Brocks, of the 2800 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was last seen Thursday at 8 p.m. Brocks, who is described as having a light...
  • Teen shot during West Side robbery attempt

    Teen shot during West Side robbery attempt
    A teenage boy was shot in the leg by someone in a group of people who tried to rob him this evening in the West Garfield Park nieghborhood, police said. The boy, 17, was in the 4700 block of West Adams Street about 5:45 p.m. when he was approached by...
  • Man shot several times on West Side

    Man shot several times on West Side
    A man was shot several times this afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood by a man who chased him around a car, police said. The victim was shot in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street, said Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. He was...
  • Felony public indecency charges filed against North Side man

    Felony public indecency charges filed against North Side man
    A North Side man is accused of felony public indecency after police said he followed the same school bus twice and exposed himself to students on their way to school in September. Eugene Himelstein, 51, of the 4700 block of North Racine Avenue in the...
  • 3 wounded in West, South Side shootings

    3 wounded in West, South Side shootings
    Two men were wounded in a possible "exchange of gunfire" in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Monday morning and a third person was shot a half hour later on the South Side. Police said two men were shot near Sacramento...
  • Speeders were plentiful in camera test run

    Speeders were plentiful in camera test run
    As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected. The mayor had hoped to bring...
  • Police: Handcuffed arrestee flees in squad car

    Police: Handcuffed arrestee flees in squad car
    A 42-year-old handcuffed man is accused of getting behind the wheel of a Chicago police squad car and driving away with it on the West Side Friday afternoon, police said. Marquette Fisher was driving a red 1989 Chevrolet Astro van when he was pulled...
  • Prosecutors: Man beat driver unconscious, stole car on West Side

    Prosecutors: Man beat driver unconscious, stole car on West Side
    A Garfield Park neighborhood man accused of beating a man unconscious before stealing his car with another man was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 today in Cook County Bond Court. Prosecutors said Tony Landers, 23, of the 700 block of North Harding...
  • 4 dead, 15 wounded in shootings across city

    4 dead, 15 wounded in shootings across city
    Shootings left four men dead and at least 15 others wounded from early Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, according to authorities. In the most recent shooting, about 1:55 p.m. Sunday in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, a 40-year-old man was...
  • Mom of boy, 7, who was shot: 'He's afraid to come outside'

    Mom of boy, 7, who was shot: 'He's afraid to come outside'
    The mother of a 7-year-old boy who was shot by stray gunfire says he is "traumatized" and now frightened to leave his West Side home. Tyvion Jackson was carrying his cousin's bicycle into his West Garfield Park neighborhood home when he was shot in his...
  • 2 South Side communities see 2 homicides

    Washington Heights and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 26-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said....