| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Two male teenagers were shot and killed in separate incidents in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot Saturday in the 6200 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in Woodlawn, police said....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:42 AM
A 13-year-old boy was injured in a hit-and-run accident Monday onight on the city's West Side in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
The boy was struck shortly after 7 p.m. in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road, said Chicago Police Department News...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:17 AM
A Cicero woman is accused of leaving her five children alone in a cold van twice Sunday night on the West Side after she and her husband ran out of gas, police said.
Erica A. Torres, 27, of the 4800 block of 23rd Street in Cicero, was charged with...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A man and woman shot in any icy West Side alley were among at least four people shot on the West and Far South sides today, police said.
The man and woman were shot about 11:50 a.m. in an alley on the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street in the West...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Auburn Gresham recorded its second homicide of the month last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 29-year-old man was shot to death Feb. 6 in the 8100 block of South Marshfield Avenue, police said.
Auburn Gresham has logged two...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:40 AM
A man shot to death Sunday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood has been identified, officials said.
John Serpe, 44, of the 4500 block of West Monroe Street, was pronounced dead at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County medical...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 12:44 PM
A 26-year-old man was ordered held without bail in a shooting attack that left a man dead and a 17-year-old boy wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood in 2011.
Lavonte Moore, 26, was arrested in South Carolina on a murder warrant for the May 20,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:32 PM
A 16-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot while trying to defend himself during a robbery in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The teen was in the 500 block of North Monticello when a robber or robbers approached him...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:51 PM
The official Chicago police tally of shootings last weekend was a rare number: zero.
The streak started after a 41-year-old man was shot at 8:20 p.m. Friday in the Austin community and was still going as of midday Monday, according to a police...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:48 PM
A parolee tried to rob a West Garfield Park man outside his home, shot him when he tried to drive away, rifled through the man’s pockets as he sat dying and robbed the woman he was with, prosecutors said today.
Anthony Tucker, 41, was charged with...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:53 PM
An autopsy conducted today determined that a 51-year-old woman whose body was found Friday wrapped in a blanket in an East Garfield Park alley had been strangled, officials said.
Police found Velma Howard in an alley on the 600 block of North Homan...