| May 27, 2014
| 5:49 AM
A Forest Park man was killed and seven people were wounded between Monday afternoon and early this morning across Chicago, officials said.
Monte Tillman, 33, was shot around 3:15 p.m. Monday near Lake Street and Laramie Avenue in the Austin...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:48 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:34 PM
A 22-year-old man was ordered held on $2 million bail this morning in connection with the 2013 fatal shooting of a man steps away from the victim's home in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Prosecutors alleged in court that Steven Douglas...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:58 AM
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,...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
Mourners placed two bottles of Kendall Floyd's favorite tequila on the ground, tied red and white balloons to a chain-link fence and scribbled rest-in-peace messages on posters set up in his honor.
A night earlier, on May 17, the 20-year-old had been...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Two years after marijuana possession became a ticketable offense, arresting people with a few grams of the drug remains a bad habit for law enforcement, drug policy researchers said Monday at a Roosevelt University symposium.
Cook County has the highest...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 1:10 AM
A man was critically injured in one of three Chicago shootings that have left four people hurt overnight on the West Side, police said.
The man, who police originally said was 29 but later identified as 30, was found shot inside a vehicle as police...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:08 AM
The city of Chicago is moving forward with its $1 lot purchase program, declaring the pilot effort a success even before lot sales have been finalized.
Earlier this year, the city began accepting applications from homeowners, block clubs and non-profit...