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  • Women are 14% of Chicago homicide victims

    Four women were shot to death in three separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, two women ages 23 and 37 were fatally shot in the 3500 block of West 79th Street in Ashburn, police...
  • CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban

    CTA board poised to add electronic cigarettes to smoking ban
    Add electronic cigarette use to the list of activities banned by the CTA. In its monthly meeting Wednesday, the CTA board is poised to include e-cigarettes in the agency's smoking ban. A CTA spokesman said the agency already considered the battery-...
  • City shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured

    City shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured
    Shootings on the city's South, West and Southwest sides have left four people dead and seven others injured since midday Monday. The toll includes two women fatally shot in the Ashburn neighbhood Monday morning, as well as the man believed to have...
  • 1 dead, 5 others hurt in city shootings

    1 dead, 5 others hurt in city shootings
    One person is dead and at least five others have been wounded in separate shootings on the city's South and West sides since late Saturday morning, police said. The latest shooting happened shortly before midnight near 51st and Wood streets in the city'...
  • Man gets 65 years for West Side shooting in 2012

    Man gets 65 years for West Side shooting in 2012
    A northwest suburban man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for shooting a man five times and beating him with the gun outside a West Side tire shop in 2012. According to a press release from the the Cook County state's attorney's office,...
  • 3 dead among 22 wounded in shootings Friday, early Saturday

    3 dead among 22 wounded in shootings Friday, early Saturday
    Three people were killed and at least 19 wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning, including two officers wounded in a Far South Side shootout. The shootout was one of two officer-involved shootings...
  • Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV on West Side

    Motorcyclist killed in collision with SUV on West Side
    A man riding a motorcycle was killed this morning when a speeding SUV driver turned left in front of him in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The man, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital following the crash in the 3900 block of...
  • Austin, East Garfield Park each log 2 homicides

    Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
  • 1 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    A man was killed in an apparent carjacking and 12 people were wounded, including a 74-year-old man, in shootings across Chicago Tuesday through early this morning, according to authorities. The carjacking victim, Paul Pyron, 21, was shot in the chest...
  • West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system

    West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system
    The Chicago Board of Education tabled a vote Wednesday on whether to renew an agreement with the operators of a West Side charter school and indicated no action will be taken until the private group signs on to a new citywide accountability system....
  • 2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings

    2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings
    Two men were shot to death and 14 others wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning. The most recent homicide happened about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the 3400 block of West Madison Street near Garfield Park in the East...