| Jun 12, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A Chatham man dumped a dying teenager in an alley last fall after the teen was shot in a dispute hew over a dice game, prosecutors said.
Andre Davis, 52, has been charged with murder and kidnapping in the slaying of Jamal Harmon, 19, on Oct. 6 of last...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Nine people were wounded in shootings Friday afternoon into Saturday morning, according to police.
A 16-year-old boy was wounded about 1:11 p.m. on the 500 block of West 81st Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, according to preliminary...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather.
The extra officers...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:15 PM
A 16-year-old boy who police said has gang ties was shot multiple times late Saturday afternoon in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
The teen was shot while he was on foot in the 8400 block of South Hermitage Avenue at about 5:35 p.m., police said,...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 AM
The grandmother of a 15-year-old boy slain in the West Pullman neighborhood on Mother’s Day said her grandson died just like his father four years ago: gunned down on a Chicago street.
“He went just like his father. He got shot twice,”...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The Archdiocese of Chicago will add seven permanent deacons to its ranks Sunday at a service officiated by Cardinal Francis George. Another deacon was ordained last weekend.
The eight new deacons, seven from suburban parishes and one from Chicago,...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:05 AM
An education coalition will hold a news conference this morning to press its case that a Chicago Board of Education vote last month to "turn around" three schools was invalid because of conflicts of interest board members have with the politically...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Two Chicago men face felony charges after they were caught trying to steal fire hydrants Saturday morning in the Gresham neighborhood, prosecutors said today.
Ned D. Carradine, 50, and Russell L. Mack, 51, each face criminal damage to government...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Three women were shot to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 14-year-old girl was shot to death in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard in New City, police said....
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Parents of children who were homicide victims gathered Saturday at a South Side church to meet with Chicago police and county prosecutors to answer some of their questions about the unsolved investigations into their children's deaths.
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:35 PM
An 18-year-old man was shot this morning in the Gresham neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened at 11:50 a.m. on the 7800 block of South Morgan Street, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.
The man was shot in the back...