| 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,...
| 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 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,...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:55 PM
It sounds like something out of a Gothic novel. Golfball-sized hail falls in the night and blasts football-sized holes in the delicate glass roof covering a storied, turn-of-the-last-century indoor garden.
Or maybe it's just a new twist on an old saw:...
| 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...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Three men were killed and at least seven people injured in shootings across the city Sunday night and Monday morning, with another man apparently stabbed to death, authorities said.
Monday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood, police were...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:05 PM
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...