| 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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:50 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:11 PM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:14 AM
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...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:23 PM
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.
Steven Simoncic's "Broken Fences" is being...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:39 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:27 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2013
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...