| May 12, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A Bellwood man was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail Sunday over the alleged 2011 killing of a rival Chicago drug dealer on the city's West Side.
Deshawn Neal, 29, was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A 36-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning and eight others wounded since Saturday afternoon in shootings from the Northwest Side to the Southeast Side.
The man killed was shot about 6:05 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Division Street in the...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:19 AM
One man was wounded by police after he pointed a shotgun at officers from his car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood this morning, officials said.
No police officers were injured and the man, 30, who was holding a sawed-off shotgun when police fired...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:44 AM
A man has been charged after he pointed a shotgun at police and was wounded by an officer -- one of two police-involved shootings over the weekend.
Daniel D. Jackson Jr., 31, of the 400 block of North Central Park Avenue, was shot in the arm around 4:30...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Eight people were shot Thursday afternoon and Friday morning from the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side to the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
A man, 34, was dropped off at Our Lady of the Resurrection...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Three people were shot overnight and another four wounded Saturday afternoon, according to police.
The most recent shooting happened across the street from Wrigley Field about 3:20 a.m. Sunday. A man, age 25, was shot in the upper back outside the 7-...
| Apr 25, 2013
When Garfield Park Hospital opened in February, the child psychiatric center promised to treat Chicago's toughest kids, including young gang members and sexually aggressive adolescents.
But Illinois officials stopped sending juvenile state wards to...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:46 AM
Shootings across the city left at least one man dead and eight people wounded Sunday, police said.
Two people were shot and one died in a shooting about 8:04 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Lake Street in the West Town neighborhood, Chicago Police...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 6:56 AM
A 19-year-old man was shot behind the ear Friday night in a church parking lot on the West Side, police said, one of at least seven people shot since about 7:40 p.m.
The bullet came out of his neck and the man is still alive, police said. Police taped...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Firefighters were called to the scene of an extra-alarm blaze that broke out at a vacant apartment building on the West Side in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood this afternoon.
The fire started about 4 p.m. in the rear of the building on the...