| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:22 AM
A West Side man has died this morning after he and two other men were shot over the weekend while sitting on his front porch in the Lawndale neighborhood, authorities said.
Willie Bush, 49, of the 1200 block of South Lawndale Avenue, was pronounced dead...
| 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 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
A West Side man was stabbed to death this morning in a domestic dispute in the Lawndale neighborhood, authorities said.
Willie Wimberly, 35, was found fatally stabbed in the 1900 block of South Spaulding Avenue, and declared dead at 9:25 a.m. at Mount...
| May 18, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A 4-year-old boy fell from a second-story window in his family’s North Lawndale neighborhood apartment Saturday and narrowly missed a spiked metal gate in front of the entrance, authorities said.
The boy had apparently been jumping on the couch...
| 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....
| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Three shootings in the city since Friday night have left a 21-year-old man dead and three people hurt, Chicago police said.
The fatal shooting happened about 8:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Officers found the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:34 PM
A 61-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting and punching a female friend yesterday in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.
Andrew Gayles, 61, of the 2700 block of West 25th Street, was charged with felony aggravated unlawful restraint, felony...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:10 PM
A man slain on the West Side early this morning had two brothers and a sister who also were fatally gunned down in the city, according to a close family friend.
"He was the last one," said Laverne Smith, 30, who said the man's mother no longer has any...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:41 AM
A 22-year-old man was killed and another man injured in separate shootings in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, authorities said.
About 12:50 a.m., the 22-year-old man was shot in the lower back while sitting inside a parked...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:19 AM
A 34-year-old man who was shot in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side tonight was hospitalized in critical condition, police said.
Someone shot the man in the abdomen about 6:35 p.m. in the 4000 block of West 16th Street, said Chicago Police...