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Greater Grand Crossing

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  • 12 communities each see a homicide

    Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...
  • Women are 14% of Chicago homicide victims

    Four women were shot to death in three separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, two women ages 23 and 37 were fatally shot in the 3500 block of West 79th Street in Ashburn, police...
  • Carrying on the Uncle John name

    Carrying on the Uncle John name
    Legendary South Side pitmaster Mack Sevier suffered from diabetes and heart problems while pulling long hours at his beloved Uncle John's BBQ. It was a terrible combination. So last fall, on the recommendation of doctors, he closed shop at 69th Street and...
  • 2 double homicides in Easter weekend

    South Chicago and South Lawndale each saw double homicides in the last week, according to police information. In South Lawndale, two men, ages 19 and 32, were shot to death Sunday in the 2800 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. South Lawndale...
  • 5 Chicago homicides on Thursday

    South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in...
  • December ends with 40 homicides

    Chicago has logged three homicides so far this year, as of Wednesday afternoon, according to preliminary police information. On Monday, an 18-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 2900 block of West 63rd Street in Chicago Lawn, police said. One...
  • South Lawndale sees 2 homicides in 2 days

    South Lawndale saw two homicides in two days in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, a 15-year-old boy was shot to death in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 23-year-old...
  • Man shot in South Side robbery attempt

    Man shot in South Side robbery attempt
    A man was critically injured after being shot during a robbery attempt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood this morning, police said. A 23-year-old was shot in the back by a man who was trying to rob him in the 6800 block of South Prairie...
  • Double homicide in Garfield Ridge

    Auburn Gresham and Garfield Ridge each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Garfield Ridge, two women, ages 51 and 79, were strangled to death in the 5600 block of South Neenah Avenue, according to...
  • 20 homicides in first week of July

    Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop...
  • New City sees 2 homicides in 1 day

    New City logged two homicides on Monday, according to police information. At about 9 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1800 block of West Garfield Boulevard, the Tribune reported. About nine hours earlier, a 28-year-old man was...