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  • 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...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt across Chicago

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt across Chicago
    A 21-year-old man was killed and three men were hurt in shootings across Chicago Tuesday and Wednesday morning, police said. About 12:30 a.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police were called to the 600 block of North Springfield Avenue and...
  • $1 million bail for man facing multiple charges

    $1 million bail for man facing multiple charges
    A Near West Side man faces a variety of charges after he allegedly brandished a knife at a man and threatened to kill him, put a woman in a chokehold and punched a police officer over the course of a few hours Friday. Clarence Flowers, 30, also known as...
  • 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...
  • 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...