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  • West Garfield Park logs 2 homicides in 3 days

    West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
  • Family: Slain musician was just getting big break

    Family: Slain musician was just getting big break
    Johnny Taylor was full of hope and promise as he left his young cousin last week. The 23-year-old aspiring rapper had written a song for her and promised to work with her after he got back from New York City, where he was to meet with executives at...
  • 2 West Side areas log 2 homicides

    North Lawndale and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 51-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 1300 block of South Christiana Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a...
  • Six injured in West Side car crash

    Six injured in West Side car crash
    An East Garfield Park car crash has injured six people, according to authorities. A van hit an SUV near Homan Avenue and Franklin Boulevard and at least one of the vehicles rolled over about 9 p.m., police said. The driver of the van and her...
  • Extra-alarm fire guts West Side apartment building

    Extra-alarm fire guts West Side apartment building
    An extra-alarm fire gutted most of a six-flat apartment building in the West Garfield Park neighborhood late Friday and early Saturday. The fire, in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, broke out before 11 p.m. Responders upgraded the alarm to bring...
  • At least 9 wounded by gunfire across Chicago

    At least 9 wounded by gunfire across Chicago
    At least nine people were shot across the city between Friday and Saturday mornings, including three incidents where two people were wounded by gunfire. Two men in their 20s were shot about 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning in the Northwest Side neighborhood...
  • Man, 19, charged in fatal shooting in May during hold-up

    Man, 19, charged in fatal shooting in May during hold-up
    A 19-year-old man has been charged with the slaying of a 22-year-old man during a hold-up robbery earlier this year, officials said. Deric Robinson, of the 2000 block of West Washington Boulevard, was charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery...
  • 2 dead, 4 injured in overnight shootings

    2 dead, 4 injured in overnight shootings
    Shootings across the city late Saturday and early Sunday left two men dead and at least four people injured, authorities said. About 5:19 a.m. Sunday, a 26-year-old man was shot on the 3300 block of West Crystal Street in the West Side’s...
  • Austin logs 35th homicide of 2012

    Austin last week recorded its fifth homicide of the month, its 35th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 15-year-old boy was shot to death Dec. 20 in the 4800 block of West Quincy Street, police said. Austin,...
  • Cops: Teen with gun arrested as part of crackdown on gang funeral conflicts

    Cops: Teen with gun arrested as part of crackdown on gang funeral conflicts
    A 17-year-old boy was arrested with a gun at a West Garfield Park funeral this morning as part of the Chicago Police Department’s crackdown on possible conflicts at gang funerals, police said. Roosevelt J. Yarber, of the 4100 block of West Van...
  • 6 shot overnight on South, West sides

    6 shot overnight on South, West sides
    At least six people have been hurt in shootings on the South and West sides since 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police. Two of the injured were struck in a drive-by shooting about 9:20 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side,...