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  • Four Chicago homicides in last week

    West Englewood and West Garfield Park each recorded a gunshot homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 35-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of West 67th Street, police...
  • Man, 61, held on $75K in fatal East Garfield Park stabbing of home health aide

    Man, 61, held on $75K in fatal East Garfield Park stabbing of home health aide
    A 61-year-old man who was upset that a home health aide did not clean up after himself and "stole" his wine, was ordered held on $75,000 bail after being charged with the aide's fatal stabbing, officials said. Daniel Travis, of the 700 block of North...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 hurt
    A 52-year-old man was killed and five people were hurt, including three teenagers, in shootings Friday evening and early Saturday morning, police said. About 7:20 p.m. Friday, two men were standing in an alley in the 4300 block of West Jackson Boulevard...
  • Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations

    Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations
    The City of Chicago and Google have partnered to bring free wireless service to Garfield Park and the South Shore Cultural Center, officials said. The service is now available at both locations and is planned to help thousands of people get online,...
  • 2 homicides in 2 days in Humboldt Park

    Humboldt Park recorded two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On March 20, a 76-year-old woman was strangled to death in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 47-...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 29

    Community projects The Tribune is to be congratulated for its stellar series of editorials on "A New Plan of Chicago" and for soliciting and publishing many of its readers' ideas — both large and small — on this vital topic. Here's my two...
  • 2 men charged in West Side double shooting

    2 men charged in West Side double shooting
    Two men were charged over the weekend in a Friday drive-by shooting that injured a 22-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy on the city's West Side. Jalen Searcy, 18, and Willie Powell, 21, were ordered held without bail Sunday in Cook County bond court...
  • Rogers Park logs 3rd homicide of 2014

    Rogers Park on Monday recorded its third homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 36-year-old man was shot to death in the 1600 block of West Howard Street, police said. Rogers Park logged four homicides last year,...
  • Man dies after being struck by pickup truck on West Side

    Man dies after being struck by pickup truck on West Side
    A man died this morning after he was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. Cayode Fornize, 33, was pronounced dead at 8:56 a.m. today at Mount Sinai Hospital after being injured near Van Buren Street...
  • Man brandished gun after getting mad about soda tax, prosecutors say

    Man brandished gun after getting mad about soda tax, prosecutors say
    A West Garfield Park man was ordered held on no bail Sunday after prosecutors say he brandished a gun at convenience store employees and customers because he was angered over the tax he had to pay for a bottle of Pepsi. Nahshon X. Shelton, 36, of the...
  • Man killed on West Side

    Man killed on West Side
    A 27-year-old man was found shot to death in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Wednesday morning. He died at the scene, at 3900 W. Congress Parkway, after someone shot him about 1:25 a.m. The man was identified as Kendre Davis,...