| Jul 9, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Woe is the Blue Line.
While other transit lines are seeing upgrades or fancy new rail cars, the Blue Line—which is often the first impression for some travelers to Chicago—is stuck in the Dark Ages.
Stations along the northern section of the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:10 AM
A West Side man whom Chicago police called a one-man crime spree was charged this morning in connection with three West Side armed robberies, including one in which he sexually assaulted two of his victims, authorities said this morning.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:09 PM
A brawl that erupted in the lunchroom of an East Garfield Park neighborhood high school today left four female students under arrest and the Chicago Police officer who tried to break it up bitten in the hand.
Danielle McClinton, who police say “...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:03 AM
A suspect in the sexual assault of a woman in the back yard of a home in the West Garfield Park neighborhood was caught by West Side police officers after a brief foot chase this morning, police said.
A caller to 911 alerted police to someone screaming...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 2:08 AM
Chicago police arrested a suspected gunman who opened fired on them this morning on the West Side.
No officers were hurt in the shooting, which happened in the 100 block of South Cicero Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood at 1:50 a.m., police...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:38 AM
A couple dozen people stood silent outside police tape in Humboldt Park early Saturday morning as West Side police guarding a crime scene stood expressionless on the other side.
Residents of the neighborhood tucked their hands inside hoodie sleeves to...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Chicago police chased down and arrested a gunman who shot and critically wounded another man on the city's West Side, authorities said.
The shooting was one of at least four late night shootings occurring across the city.
Officers saw the unidentified...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 9:35 AM
A carjacker ordered a man and a woman to lie on the ground, then shot the man before escaping in the victim's car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side, police say.
The 39-year-old victim was recovering at a hospital following the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Charges have been filed against a Des Plaines-area man who shot and critically wounded a man in front of Chicago police.
Harrison District officers chased down and arrested Jeffrey Grafton, 31, after the shooting Monday night. Grafton, of the 9900 block...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:29 AM
A male victim was wounded this afternoon in a shooting on the West Side in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded shortly before 12 p.m. near the intersection of Pulaski Road and Gladys Avenue,...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Someone fatally shot a 17-year-old boy in the head Friday night in the Pill Hill neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said, and a 33-year-old man was killed later in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Six others were...