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  • Man dies after shooting in East Garfield Park

    Man dies after shooting in East Garfield Park
    A man who police say may have been involved in a West Side shootout Sunday night has died from multiple gunshot wounds. LaChris Hendricks, 32, of the 1200 block of 48th Court, died at 3:23 a.m. Monday. He was one of two men wounded Sunday night in a...
  • East Garfield Park, Roseland each log 2 homicides

    East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
  • Teen hurt in shooting at red light

    Teen hurt in shooting at red light
    An 18-year-old man was injured when someone in a car next to his fired shots at a red light in the Austin neighborhood early this morning, police said. About 3:40 a.m., the man was sitting in a vehicle, stopped at a red light, when a black vehicle...
  • Emanuel defends new schools while closing others

    Emanuel defends new schools while closing others
    Even as Chicago Public Schools has closed about four dozen schools and blamed a financial crisis for slashed school budgets across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel this past week has been busy announcing district construction projects. On Sunday, the...
  • 2 hurt in West Side shootings

    2 hurt in West Side shootings
    A 40-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in one of two shootings since Monday evening on the city's West Side, authorities said. About 12:20 a.m., the 40-year-old was walking through an alley in the 3000 block of West Walnut Street in...
  • Woman charged with attacking teenager with frying pan

    Woman charged with attacking teenager with frying pan
    A Blue Island woman was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Sunday after she allegedly attacked her teenage girlfriend and stole electronics from the teen’s home on Friday. Autumn N. Leak, 20, of the 12000 block of Fairway Circle, was charged...
  • At 16th Street and Citadel, different takes on territory

    At 16th Street and Citadel, different takes on territory
    Turf struggles loaded with questions of racial identity and privilege erupt in a pair of engaging plays by writers with Chicago roots, each receiving local premieres in suburban theaters. "Broken Fences" Steven Simoncic's "Broken Fences" is being...
  • 1 killed, 8 hurt in shootings across city

    1 killed, 8 hurt in shootings across city
    One man was killed and eight people were hurt in attacks across the city this evening, authorities said. The man killed, age 36, was shot in the head in the 400 block of South Central Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood about 7:50 p.m., said Chicago...
  • 10 wounded in overnight shootings

    10 wounded in overnight shootings
    At least ten people were wounded in South and West side attacks overnight, according to police, including an incident that left four young men wounded on a city Safe Passage route.  The four were shot in the 6100 block of South Indiana Avenue in the...
  • Dealing with Chicago's vacant buildings isn't an open-and-shut matter

    Dealing with Chicago's vacant buildings isn't an open-and-shut matter
    Dorothy Leonard has lived for 33 years in the same house on the same block in West Humboldt Park, one of the better blocks in the struggling West Side Chicago neighborhood. She's the block's unofficial ambassador, shooing away young people who gather...
  • Ventra registration providing headaches

    Ventra registration providing headaches
    Turns out, the waiting is not the hardest part. Some Chicago Card users said they finally received their Ventra cards in the mail but had difficulty activating and then registering their cards online because they never received Ventra emails telling them...