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  • 7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides

    7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides
    At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said. The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the Englewood neighborhood. Two 26-year-old men were on a porch in...
  • A PSA about AC on the CTA

    A PSA about AC on the CTA
    It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride. Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...
  • 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...
  • Police: Shooter fleeing scene kills woman in crash

    Police: Shooter fleeing scene kills woman in crash
    A man who shot someone in the East Garfield Park neighborhood fled the scene and caused a fatal crash a mile away, according to police. Officers were pursuing his vehicle, wanted in connection with the 11:30 p.m. shooting in the 100 block of Springfield...
  • 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...
  • Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'

    Holiday violence toll includes boys, 5 and 7: 'It's just senseless'
    With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families. The victims since Wednesday...
  • Ponies not required

    Ponies not required
    Do you like riding a bike? Enjoy competition? Looking for a good time? You might want to check out Chicago Bike Polo. "It's a cycling sport that isn't racing," says Brian Bolles, who got involved about six years ago. "You don't have to be the fastest...
  • Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings

    Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings
    Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said. Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side. The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
  • A city tour of LGBT history

    A city tour of LGBT history
    Stand on any corner. Close your eyes. Listen. So urges journalist and historian St. Sukie de la Croix in the introduction to his book, "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall." You'll hear, he writes, the "rat-tat-tat-tat of Al...
  • August is Chicago's deadliest month of the year

    August is Chicago's deadliest month of the year
    Fifty-five homicides have been recorded so far this month in Chicago, making August the deadliest month of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Two other months this year recorded 50 or more homicides: March and May. The...
  • Girl shot in West Garfield Park: 'I'm devastated'

    Girl shot in West Garfield Park: 'I'm devastated'
    A 15-year-old girl walking home from school was shot in the abdomen Friday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, officials and family said. Tellissa Shields was walking with a friend when she was caught in crossfire in the 4200 block of West...