| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:38 AM
Shots were fired from one vehicle into another downtown early Wednesday morning and two men were wounded in South and West side attacks late Tuesday night, police said.
The early morning shooting happened about 3:45 a.m. near the intersection of Orleans...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Chicago's first triple homicide of the year was logged last week in South Shore, which has recorded more homicides this year than any Chicago community area, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Three men, ages 16, 23 and 27, were shot to...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:36 AM
As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs.
Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:22 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
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....
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:19 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2013
They are children who walk along Safe Passage routes to school, mothers and fathers who keep a close watch on their children and a wary eye on the streets, and merchants who lament that the persistent violence keeps potential customers away.
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:47 AM
One man shot to death on the West Side and another critically injured in a robbery attempt nearby were among at least five people shot in Chicago Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, authorities said.
In West Garfield Park, a 48-year-old man was...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Arrested on Chicago's West Side with a loaded automatic handgun, one Elgin teenager told officers he was seeking revenge for a friend's shooting, police said.
Jeremy Jones and Dawan J. Nelson, both 19, were arrested shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday night...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Shootings left at least 8 people on the South and West sides wounded overnight, according to police.
Three of the shootings happened between 4:50 and 5:40 a.m., police said.
A 60-year-old woman was shot in the chin about 4:50 a.m. in 4500 block of...