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  • Austin, New City each record 2 homicides

    Of the 11 homicides logged in the last week in Chicago, the West Side Austin community area and Southwest Side New City community area each saw two homicides, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
  • Parents visit block where boy, 9, was slain: 'Where he took his last breath'

    Parents visit block where boy, 9, was slain: 'Where he took his last breath'
    Nine-year-old Antonio Smith was gunned down on a concrete slab a few feet away from the railroad tracks that have long served as the dividing line between rival gangs in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood known as Pocket Town. How a fourth-grader...

    Chicago sees uptick in female homicide victims

    Three women were among the 11 people shot and killed in Chicago in the past week, representing an uptick in female homicide victims, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 84-year-old woman was fatally shot Tuesday in the 900 block of...

    Boy, 6, seriously injured in dog attack on South Side

    Boy, 6, seriously injured in dog attack on South Side
    A 6-year-old boy was seriously injured after being attacked by a dog in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, police said. Police were called to the 7400 block of South Champlain Avenue at 6:15 p.m. Monday after a report of a vicious animal, said...

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...