| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Washington Heights and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In West Englewood, a 26-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Shootings left four men dead and at least 15 others wounded from early Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
In the most recent shooting, about 1:55 p.m. Sunday in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, a 40-year-old man was...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:12 PM
The mother of a 7-year-old boy who was shot by stray gunfire says he is "traumatized" and now frightened to leave his West Side home.
Tyvion Jackson was carrying his cousin's bicycle into his West Garfield Park neighborhood home when he was shot in his...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 2:44 PM
A Garfield Park neighborhood man accused of beating a man unconscious before stealing his car with another man was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 today in Cook County Bond Court.
Prosecutors said Tony Landers, 23, of the 700 block of North Harding...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:18 PM
A 42-year-old handcuffed man is accused of getting behind the wheel of a Chicago police squad car and driving away with it on the West Side Friday afternoon, police said.
Marquette Fisher was driving a red 1989 Chevrolet Astro van when he was pulled...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:09 AM
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected.
The mayor had hoped to bring...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new speed cameras will begin issuing their first warning tickets to Chicago motorists this month near four city parks, with at least eight more locations set to go operational in September, the mayor’s office announced...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:37 PM
A 6-year-old Chicago boy underwent surgery Saturday after he had been shot Friday night while in a car with his mother and two sisters, a family member said.
The boy was struck in the arm by a bullet at about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 4200 block of...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Six people were wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight.
A 27-year-old man was shot in the shoulder about 4:15 a.m. Friday while walking to his car in the 2000 block of West 65th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood. He was taken to Holy Cross...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police.
About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride.
Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...