| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Two men were killed and seven others, including two 16-year-olds, were shot in less than an hour late Wednesday across Chicago, authorities said.
Chicago police discovered Lorenzo Wiley, 21, with several gunshot wounds lying in the street in the 6200...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
West Pullman saw two homicides in two days this past weekend, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 20-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 11600 block of South Ada Street, police said. A day earlier, a 59-year-old man was fatally...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:06 AM
The families of two 14-year-olds shot while standing with friends in the Gresham neighborhood this evening appealed to other residents of the neighborhood this evening to help stop violence in the area.
The two, a boy and a girl, were shot just north of...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A former Chicago police officer on trial for perjury broke down in tears on the witness stand Wednesday as she told a Cook County judge she was telling the truth when testifying in a battery trial more than two years ago.
Prosecutors said Sylshina...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Police are warning businesses of two men who are suspected of robbing more than a dozen fast-food restaurants and small shops on the South and Southwest Sides since late September.
At least 13 robberies have taken place in the South Chicago, Calumet,...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:43 AM
Chicago police are investigating the killing of a grocery store clerk who was shot to death last night in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.
Police say Elahmadi Goba, 40, was shot in the chest during an apparent robbery at 7:40 p.m. at the N & A Food...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:17 PM
A 20-year-old man was killed in the Little Village neighborhood, another fatally shot in West Englewood and at least seven people were wounded in shootings across Chicago early Saturday, police said.
The 20-year-old, Freddie Hernandez, was gunned down...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:53 PM
A 13-year-old boy was hospitalized after sustaining two gunshot wounds to his back in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city's South Side, police said.
The teen was riding a bicycle with others on the 8600 block of South Aberdeen Street just after 7...
| May 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by John Byrne and Jeremy Gorner at 11:43 a.m.; updated at 2:25 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel today formally announced that 500 Chicago police officers will be redeployed to high-crime areas this summer. "This is a down payment on my......
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Tina Sfondeles, Chicago Sun-Times; Mike...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Chicago police today issued a missing person alert for a 13-year-old boy from the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
Cleve Randall, whose nickname is DNA, last made contact with his family on Thursday at about 6:15 p.m., police said.
He was seen...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Rev. Michael Pfleger today would not comment about unconfirmed reports that he has been asked to leave St. Sabina Catholic Church to become president of Leo High School, saying his conversations with the Archdiocese of Chicago are a confidential matter. ...