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  • Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations

    Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations
    The City of Chicago and Google have partnered to bring free wireless service to Garfield Park and the South Shore Cultural Center, officials said. The service is now available at both locations and is planned to help thousands of people get online,...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt
    A 52-year-old man was killed and five people were hurt, including three teenagers, in shootings Friday evening and early Saturday morning, police said. About 7:20 p.m. Friday, two men were standing in an alley in the 4300 block of West Jackson Boulevard...
  • Man, 61, held on $75K in fatal East Garfield Park stabbing of home health aide

    Man, 61, held on $75K in fatal East Garfield Park stabbing of home health aide
    A 61-year-old man who was upset that a home health aide did not clean up after himself and "stole" his wine, was ordered held on $75,000 bail after being charged with the aide's fatal stabbing, officials said. Daniel Travis, of the 700 block of North...
  • Four Chicago homicides in last week

    West Englewood and West Garfield Park each recorded a gunshot homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 35-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of West 67th Street, police...
  • Man charged with murder in shootout, scheme to get back at robbers

    Man charged with murder in shootout, scheme to get back at robbers
    A man who was trying to get back at several men who robbed him and three friends at an East Garfield Park liquor store last fall has been charged with murder in the killing of one of the friends who helped in the payback scheme, prosecutors said. Jackie...
  • No bail for man charged in West Garfield Park murder

    No bail for man charged in West Garfield Park murder
    A West Side man charged with murder in a Thursday shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead was ordered held without bail in Cook County bond court today. Police believe Harold Cook, 22, of the 4200 block of West West End Avenue, fatally shot Terrell...
  • Death decade after West Side beating ruled a homicide

    Death decade after West Side beating ruled a homicide
    The death this week of a woman beaten up more than a decade ago in the East Garfield Park neighborhood has been ruled a homicide, authorities said. Shantil Moore, 28, who had been living at a nursing home in the 2400 block of West Touhy Avenue, was...
  • Shootings leave 4 injured, 1 critically

    Shootings leave 4 injured, 1 critically
    A 29-year-old man was critically injured in one of three Chicago shootings that have left four people hurt overnight on the West Side, police said. The 29-year-old was found shot inside a vehicle as police responded to gunfire reported about 12:40 a.m.,...
  • 2 communities see 2 homicides each

    Auburn Gresham and New City each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Auburn Gresham, an 18-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 8000 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Two days...
  • Autopsy: Woman found strangled in West Side alley

    Autopsy: Woman found strangled in West Side alley
    An autopsy conducted today determined that a 51-year-old woman whose body was found Friday wrapped in a blanket in an East Garfield Park alley had been strangled, officials said. Police found Velma Howard in an alley on the 600 block of North Homan...
  • Prosecutors: West Side man fatally shot trying to escape robbery

    Prosecutors: West Side man fatally shot trying to escape robbery
    A parolee tried to rob a West Garfield Park man outside his home, shot him when he tried to drive away, rifled through the man’s pockets as he sat dying and robbed the woman he was with, prosecutors said today. Anthony Tucker, 41, was charged with...