| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Brighton Park saw two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 13-year-old boy was shot to death Saturday in the 4600 block of South Spaulding Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 28-year-old woman was...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Two men were found beaten to death Friday in the 2400 block of West 45th Street in Brighton Park, police said.
Brighton Park has logged six homicides so far this year. The Southwest Side community area recorded 10 homicides last year, RedEye determined....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 6:38 PM
An Indianapolis woman said she was beaten up and robbed by two men on her way home through Garfield Park Monday night.
Jennifer Kelly bought a pack of cigarettes at the Dinner Bell near the park and was walking home heading westbound on Conservatory...
| Oct 24, 2012
Above the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed.
Beneath them, we walkers gaped at the view, pointed our cameras and counted...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:01 PM
A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead after being shot today on a sidewalk in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, officials said.
The shooting happened at 11:31 a.m. on the 0-100 block of South Pulaski Road, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:40 PM
South Chicago and South Deering each recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In South Chicago, a 25-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue, police said....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 5:56 AM
A man shot in a parking lot in the Chatham neighborhood died of his wounds, one of seven people shot Saturday night and Sunday morning across the city.
The 22-year-old man died of his wounds after being shot in the shoulder about 2:20 a.m. near the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:14 PM
One man is dead and a woman was wounded in separate shootings on the South and West Sides today.
Someone shot the 23-year-old man multiple times at 9:13 a.m. in the 6200 block of South Eberhart Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Nine suspected gang members were arrested Saturday as Chicago police moved to shut down an open-air heroin market in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
First Deputy Superintendent Al Wysinger said residents’ complaints about violence at the...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:22 AM
A woman was shot in the chest during an argument with her ex-boyfriend over babysitting chores in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police said this morning.
The shooting happened about 11:15 p.m. Monday behind a home in the 700 block...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Police departments in Chicago and the suburbs have embraced the Taser, a device marketed as a tool to reduce shootings by officers.
The weapons' manufacturer contends that if officers can use electric shocks to prevent dangerous situations from...