| Jul 13, 2014
| 11:21 PM
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...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Daniel Jones couldn't pull away from the gang life, even after a rough scrape with the law nearly three years ago when he was arrested for the shooting of two Chicago police officers but then let go.
"At the end of the day, he was a grown man," the 30-...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
On a recent Friday afternoon at Willye B. White Park on Howard Street in Rogers Park, dozens of kids hit baseballs, kicked soccer balls and swung on the playset.
The shrieks that accompanied the child’s play were loud—yet it was a quiet...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:41 PM
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,...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:09 PM
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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:48 PM
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...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:19 AM
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...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:45 AM
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...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:50 PM
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,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:39 AM
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...