| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:33 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 1:06 AM
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...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
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...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:57 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:25 PM
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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:08 AM
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...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:07 PM
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.
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:18 PM
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...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 5:46 AM
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,...