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  • 16-year-old killed in West Woodlawn identified

    16-year-old killed in West Woodlawn identified
    Five people have been shot across the city since Saturday evening, among them a 16-year-old boy fatally shot after a fight in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, police said. An autopsy today determined Marquise Harris, 16, died of a gunshot wound to the...
  • Man killed on West Side

    Man killed on West Side
    A 27-year-old man was found shot to death in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Wednesday morning. He died at the scene, at 3900 W. Congress Parkway, after someone shot him about 1:25 a.m. The man was identified as Kendre Davis,...
  • Four of seven homicide victims teens

    Two male teenagers were shot and killed in separate incidents in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday in the 6200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in Woodlawn, police said....
  • Boy, 13, injured in hit-and-run on West Side

    Boy, 13, injured in hit-and-run on West Side
    A 13-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run accident Monday onight on the city's West Side in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. The boy was struck shortly after 7 p.m. in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road, said Chicago Police Department News...
  • Mom charged with leaving 5 kids alone for hours in cold van

    Mom charged with leaving 5 kids alone for hours in cold van
    A Cicero woman is accused of leaving her five children alone in a cold van twice Sunday night on the West Side after she and her husband ran out of gas, police said. Erica A. Torres, 27, of the 4800 block of 23rd Street in Cicero, was charged with...
  • Shootings on West, South sides injure 4

    Shootings on West, South sides injure 4
    A man and woman shot in any icy West Side alley were among at least four people shot on the West and Far South sides today, police said. The man and woman were shot about 11:50 a.m. in an alley on the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street in the West...
  • Prosecutors: West Side man fatally shot trying to escape robbery

    Prosecutors: West Side man fatally shot trying to escape robbery
    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...
  • Autopsy: Woman found strangled in West Side alley

    Autopsy: Woman found strangled in West Side alley
    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...
  • 2 communities see 2 homicides each

    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...
  • Death decade after West Side beating ruled a homicide

    Death decade after West Side beating ruled a homicide
    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...
  • No bail for man charged in West Garfield Park murder

    No bail for man charged in West Garfield Park murder
    A West Side man charged with murder in a Thursday shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead was ordered held without bail in Cook County bond court today. Police believe Harold Cook, 22, of the 4200 block of West West End Avenue, fatally shot Terrell...