| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Rahm Emanuel announced a plan Friday, to expand the violence reduction initiative that has yielded a 29 percent reduction in homicides in Englewood and Garfield Park to other parts of the city.
He joined Superintendent McCarthy to make Friday's...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Two people were wounded as two groups of people shot at each other just west of the United Center late Friday night, according to police.
One group of people was walking south of Washington Boulevard on Damen Avenue, on the west side of the street, about...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:04 PM
DNA evidence has linked a 20-year-old West Garfield Park man to three sex assaults on the Near West Side, authorities said.
Chicago police say Tyreese Richardson attacked the women between July 27 and Aug. 5 in the 2700 blocks of Jackson Boulevard and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:59 AM
A pizza deliveryman was shot in the leg during an attempted street robbery in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said.
The 28-year-old worker told police that he was was wounded inside of his car just after 11:30 p.m....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:29 AM
A 16-year-old boy shot in the head early Friday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood was among at least four people wounded and one killed by gun violence in the city since 5:30 p.m. Thursday night.
The teen was inside an apartment in the 1400 block of...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:52 AM
A Gary, Ind. man and a Southwest Side teen were killed and at least six other people wounded in attacks across the city Friday night into Saturday morning, according to police.
The latest homicide happened about 5:40 a.m. Saturday in the 11600 block of...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:10 PM
IPL workers volunteered Friday to rehabilitate a popular Indianapolis park.
About 400 employees volunteered their time at Garfield Park. They painted, planted trees, and even changed lights in the scoreboard at the Burrello Family Center.
| Jun 2, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Guns are sometimes recovered during traffic stops but officers got a surprise this week when a 3-year-old girl was found holding a gun in the back seat of a car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
After ordering a passenger to step out of a car, an...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:59 AM
Officers were surprised last week when they made a routine traffic stop and found a 3-year-old girl in the back seat holding a loaded gun.
Ninteen-year-old Queshawn King, of the 3300 block of West Monroe Street, was arrested after police pulled a car...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:30 AM
First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012.
It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it.
But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Another weekend of shootings in Chicago had claimed six lives and wounded dozens more as of Sunday evening, police said. The shootings occurred from late Friday afternoon through Sunday across the city. About 40 people suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds in...