| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:40 PM
As family struggled to keep a boy from remembering the details of a shooting that claimed the life of his mother and 5-year-old brother Friday, a suspect lay in a hospital bed across the city with several gunshot wounds of his own.
Chavonne Brown and...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was discovered this morning inside a home in the city's Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.
About 10:53 a.m., the man was discovered unresponsive at a residence on the 2100 block of South...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:12 AM
A man was shot and critically wounded inside a building in the Beverly neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, among seven people shot across Chicago into the evening, police said.
The man, 34, was shot in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway about 12:30 p....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 8:03 AM
A former Chicago public school's teaching assistant was sentenced to 4-years probation after she admitted stealing more than $20,000 from a Northwest Side school to pay off credit card bills, prosecutors said.
Sonia Lopez, 50, pleaded guilty Wednesday to...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 8:49 PM
The owner of a scrap company where the remains of several school buses were found after being stolen from the Far South Side has been charged with illegal possession of auto titles, police said.
The name of the Sunrise Transportation bus company could be...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 11:01 AM
A fire in a three-story brick apartment building in the Albany Park neighborhood early Sunday morning displaced 27 people, authorities said.
Fire engines, trucks and ambulances jammed the blocks surrounding the building, in the 4800 block of North...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:04 AM
Three men walked into hospitals with gunshot wounds from separate shooting on the West Side, police said.
A 71-year-old man was shot in the leg in the 3000 block of West Warren Boulevard in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. He walked into...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Last week, in a valiant effort and one that deserves to be applauded, the mayor and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas took the point in an effort to raise money to expand the at-risk youth basketball program known as Windy City Hoops.
“For me, as a...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:29 PM
A Chicago man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for trying to kill a man who he suspected of stealing a cell phone after a party in the North Lawndale neighborhood, prosecutors said today.
Frank Jemison was convicted of the Sept. 14, 2008 shooting of a...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
President Barack Obama will come to Chicago on Friday and talk about guns, heeding the calls from crime-ridden communities to make the city a priority in his national anti-violence agenda.
But young African-American men, those most likely to be hit by...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....