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  • Shots fired downtown, 2 others injured in South and West Side shootings

    Shots fired downtown, 2 others injured in South and West Side shootings
    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...
  • South Shore leads Chicago in homicides

    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...
  • Will health care boom harm small clinics?

    Will health care boom harm small clinics?
    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...
  • 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...
  • Video documentary: Living alongside the violence

    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. For the...
  • 2 shot, 1 fatally, within blocks on West Side

    2 shot, 1 fatally, within blocks on West Side
    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...
  • Police: Elgin teen arrested with gun had revenge in mind

    Police: Elgin teen arrested with gun had revenge in mind
    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...
  • 20 homicides in first week of July

    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...
  • At least 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    At least 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    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...