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  • 1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    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...
  • 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...
  • West Garfield Park man held on $2 million in 2013 slaying

    West Garfield Park man held on $2 million in 2013 slaying
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Memorials become a familiar sight in Chicago's toughest neighborhoods

     Memorials become a familiar sight in Chicago's toughest neighborhoods
    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...
  • 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...
  • Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit

    Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit
    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...
  • Shootings leave 4 injured, 1 critically

    Shootings leave 4 injured, 1 critically
    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...
  • Chicago green lights $1 lot purchase program

    Chicago green lights $1 lot purchase program
    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...