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  • Man killed, 7 people hurt in shootings

    Man killed, 7 people hurt in shootings
    A man was killed and two teenagers wounded Tuesday night in one of six shootings across the city since early afternoon. The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. in the 200 block of South Western Avenue, Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said. A...
  • 1 dead, 7 wounded in city shootings

    1 dead, 7 wounded in city shootings
    A man was shot in the head and died in the Englewood neighborhood early Monday morning and seven others were wounded across the South and West sides. The homicide happened at 12:43 a.m., police said. Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the...
  • Autopsies: Deaths of 2 found in West Side garage were accidental

    Autopsies: Deaths of 2 found in West Side garage were accidental
    A woman and man found in a garage in the Garfield Park area died from carbon monoxide poisoning, and their deaths have been ruled accidental, the Cook County medical examiner's office determined  today. Nicolette Medina, 25, and Marco Acevedo, 31,...
  • Don't get used to killings of 11-year-olds, Chicago

    Don't get used to killings of 11-year-olds, Chicago
    Every day with a homicide is a bad day. And every day Chicago loses a young person with promise and vitality, this city is shamed.  We wrote those words almost a year and a half ago — although it could have been any day among tens of thousands...
  • Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side

    Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side
    A 56-year-old man was fatally shot in the South Austin neighborhood Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Someone inside an approaching vehicle fired shots at the man about 1:35 p.m., in the 100 block of North Leamington Avenue, Police News Affairs...
  • Police superintendent says investigation into 11-year-old girl's weekend slaying 'progressing nicely'

    Police superintendent says investigation into 11-year-old girl's weekend slaying 'progressing nicely'
    Chicago police detectives have made “great leaps” in their investigation into the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl who was struck by a stray bullet during a sleepover inside a West Side apartment Friday night, Superintendent Garry...
  • Shootings across city leave 15 hurt in 9 hours

    Shootings across city leave 15 hurt in 9 hours
    A man was shot in a busy nightlife district near Wrigley Field, two women were wounded at a lakefront park and three men were hurt in a Northwest Side attack as shootings across the city left more than a dozen people hurt in nine hours starting late...
  • 13 shot as holiday weekend begins: 'It's like an everyday normal thing'

    13 shot as holiday weekend begins: 'It's like an everyday normal thing'
    At least 13 people have been shot in Chicago at the start of the long holiday weekend, including a woman killed as she sat on a porch near Garfield Park and a man slain in front of a hair salon on the South Side, police said. Shambreyh R. Barfield, 21,...
  • Prosecutors: Man killed woman after dispute over rent, grocery money

    Prosecutors: Man killed woman after dispute over rent, grocery money
    A man on parole in a drug case shot and killed a woman who had evicted him from the West Garfield Park apartment they had shared on and off since his release early this year, prosecutors said today. Erick Sanders, 20, was arrested at a relative's home in...
  • Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago

    Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago
    A young woman was killed and at least eight other people injured in shootings on the South and West sides overnight, police said. Jaynisha Scheffer, 19, was walking down the sidewalk with a group of people in the 2200 block of West 68th Street in West...
  • Deadly week on the South Side

    Chicago logged 18 gunshot homicides in the last week through Wednesday afternoon, with many of the killings occurring on the South Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Much of the violence happened during the Fourth of July weekend,...