| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Three Chicago men have been charged with felony home invasion and aggravated battery after prosecutors say they forced their way into the home of an East Garfield Park man Friday night and shot him in the arm.
Michael Raggs, 33, of the 3800 block of...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Saint Millie is screwed.
OK, maybe that’s pushing it. But it only sort of matters that the 22-year-old Oak Park native (born Milton McKinney) is talented and professional and honest in interviews; that he’s personable in ways that rappers...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:02 PM
A West Garfield Park woman stabbed her boyfriend to death following a dispute over cash she accused him of stealing from her to use in a card game, prosecutors said today.
Crystal “Cocoa” Caffey, 27, was ordered held today in lieu of $750,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:36 AM
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-...
| Mar 29, 2014
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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:34 AM
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,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:33 PM
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...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 3:38 PM
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...