| Jun 18, 2013
Q: My father is a native Chicagoan. Someone once asked me where, exactly, he grew up. I asked Dad and he replied, "Tell them I grew up on the corner of Kostner and Van Buren...and then watch them recoil in horror."
I think the intersection no longer...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A man was shot multiple times in the Sheridan Park neighborhood last night and left in critical condition, one of at least 13 people shot across the city Friday and early Saturday morning, officials said.
Paramedics were called to the 1200 block of West...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:54 AM
An ambulance happened upon a West Side shootout early Saturday morning that left two men in critical condition.
The ambulance was eastbound about 12:15 a.m. in the 3500 block of West Lake Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood -- not...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:15 AM
A man died and a woman survived a gunshot wound to the chest on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Sunday morning near 71st Street, according to authorities.
The shooting happened between 1 and 1:10 a.m. on the "slip" ramp between 71st Street and 75th...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:37 AM
A man died when a fire broke out this morning in a West Side home that lacked working smoke detectors, authorities said.
The fire was reported at 3:47 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Gladys Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, according to...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A 32-year-old man was hospitalized this morning after being shot in the leg on a West Side sidewalk.
The victim was standing on a sidewalk near a nightclub about 3:30 a.m. in the 3200 block of West Lake Street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 12:08 AM
A man told police he was shot on a block in the West Garfield Park neighborhood where police could not find a crime scene and neighbors reported no gunfire Thursday night.
He was dropped off at Loretto Hospital on Central Avenue off the Eisenhower...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:04 AM
Three men walked into hospitals with gunshot wounds from separate shooting on the West Side, police said.
A 71-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 3000 block of West Warren Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. He walked into...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:04 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Charges have been filed in the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Chicago woman last Friday, the same day her sister attended President Barack Obama's speech on gun violence, officials said....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Last week, in a valiant effort and one that deserves to be applauded, the mayor and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas took the point in an effort to raise money to expand the at-risk youth basketball program known as Windy City Hoops.
“For me, as a...