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  • 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....
  • City's new speed cameras ready to roll

    City's new speed cameras ready to roll
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new speed cameras will start spitting out warning tickets to disobedient motorists near four city parks next week, with at least eight more locations to be added in September. A reminder of the rules: Owners of vehicles going from 6...
  • Englewood sees 2 homicides

    Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
  • Englewood sees 3 homicides in 4 days

    Englewood has logged three homicides this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A man was fatally shot Wednesday in the 7500 block of South Union Avenue, police said. A 27-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 5700 block of...
  • Man accused of killing woman, hiding body in his mom's home

    Man accused of killing woman, hiding body in his mom's home
    A man is accused of killing a woman, then wrapping her body in a blanket and sheet and hiding it in the closet of the West Garfield Park apartment he shared with his mother and sister. Police say the mother discovered the body of Burnadine Kinsey, 49,...
  • Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months

    Autumn theater sneak peek: 50 shows for the next few months
    As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt, 1 critically

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt, 1 critically
    Shootings late Saturday and early Sunday left one person dead and five injured, one of them critically, authorities said. In the most recent shooting, about 4:45 a.m., a 34-year-old man was shot in the 3900 block of West Wilcox Street in the East...
  • Police: Neighbors witness robbery, stab attacker with screwdriver

    Police: Neighbors witness robbery, stab attacker with screwdriver
    Police said a South Side family attacked a man who was robbing someone at gunpoint outside their apartment late Saturday night. Two men tried to rob a 33-year-old man, who was shot during the attempt. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of...
  • 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...