| 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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:08 AM
Chicago on Friday surpassed 400 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has done so in nearly 10 years.
On Friday morning, two men were found beaten to death in the trunk of a vehicle in the 2400 block of West 45th Street in Brighton Park, officials...
| Jul 12, 2012
Chicago announced a plan this week to rid Chicago neighborhoods of vacant buildings that are attracting gangs or crime. Many people live in fear, often because of just one bad property on their block. But as WGN’s Frank Holland reports, Chicago has...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:59 AM
A 36-year-old man was shot in the chest and critically wounded after he pushed a robber who demanded his money early today in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.
The victim was one of at least seven people shot late Monday and early today in Chicago,...