| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The mother of Natasha McShane left the courtroom in tears today as a neurosurgeon described the damage done to her daughter’s brain when the Northern Ireland exchange student was beaten by a baseball bat-wielding mugger in Chicago’s Bucktown...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:08 PM
A 20-year-old man on parole in a 2009 carjacking is the second person charged in the slaying of a veteran UPS employee who was gunned down in a robbery as he walked to a West Garfield Park "L" stop on his way to work late Tuesday, Cook County...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:19 AM
An 18-year-old man was injured when someone in a car next to his fired shots at a red light in the Austin neighborhood early this morning, police said.
About 3:40 a.m., the man was sitting in a vehicle, stopped at a red light, when a black vehicle...
| Dec 9, 2013
They are children who walk along Safe Passage routes to school, mothers and fathers who keep a close watch on their children and a wary eye on the streets, and merchants who lament that the persistent violence keeps potential customers away.
| Dec 14, 2013
| 11:04 AM
An East Garfield Park neighborhood woman was the fifth person to die from cold-related causes this season in Cook County, officials have determined.
Margie Chandler, 62, was pronounced dead at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:02 AM
A 23-year-old man walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds and told police he had been shot on the West Side about 3 a.m., police said.
He told police he had been shot near Huron and Homan Avenues in the East Garfield Park neighborhood...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:46 AM
A 34-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car on the West Side on Sunday night.
The man was in the 300 block of North Hamlin Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when someone pulled alongside in another car and started shooting about 6:...
| Dec 20, 2013
In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches.
Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:47 AM
One man shot to death on the West Side and another critically injured in a robbery attempt nearby were among at least five people shot in Chicago Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, authorities said.
In West Garfield Park, a 48-year-old man was...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:50 AM
A 21-year-old man was killed and three men were hurt in shootings across Chicago Tuesday and Wednesday morning, police said.
About 12:30 a.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police were called to the 600 block of North Springfield Avenue and...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:11 PM
A Near West Side man faces a variety of charges after he allegedly brandished a knife at a man and threatened to kill him, put a woman in a chokehold and punched a police officer over the course of a few hours Friday.
Clarence Flowers, 30, also known as...