| Jan 11, 2012
| 2:29 PM
Augustin “Tino” Zambrano, considered by authorities as the highest-ranking Latin King in the country, was sentenced to 60 years in prison today in federal court for orchestrating violence and drug dealing in Chicago.
In seeking the 60-year...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 7:41 PM
A 6-year-old girl was killed Saturday afternoon after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in front of her home in the Little Village neighborhood, one of five people shot within an hour in attacks across the city, police said.
The girl was on the front...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 5:15 PM
Two teenagers were charged with the murder of a 6-year-old girl in Little Village who was likely caught in the middle of a gang shooting, police said Sunday.
Juan Barraza, 18, and a 16-year-old boy charged as an adult who police would not name, have been...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:25 PM
41-year-old Carlos Avalos has been on the run for more than two years.
He’s well known in communities that have Latin King gang members in them. He’s
He's a man with a checkered criminal past and list aliases including the street name of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:00 AM
A black Maserati linked to the slaying of a bride hours after her wedding last spring has been found by federal investigators in the garage of the groom's brother, prosecutors say.
The car was discovered in the garage of Humberto Jimenez after he was...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 3:18 AM
Two young men were killed while at least seven other people including a 15-year-old boy were wounded during shootings Friday and Saturday across the city.
Early Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood, a 34-year-old man was walking on a sidewalk in...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 6:34 PM
Eight people were taken to area hospitals, four of them seriously injured, following a vehicle crash in the Little Village neighborhood this afternoon.
Emergency crews were called to the crash at 31st and Rockwell streets at 2:43 p.m., said Chicago Fire...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 2:46 AM
Someone shot a 21-year-old man sitting on a porch early Sunday in the Lawndale neighborhood.
The victim was on a porch in the 2800 block of South Harding about 2:25 a.m. when someone inside a dark colored sport-utility vehicle that drove past fired...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:12 AM
Chicago police shot and killed one man and wounded two others this morning after a team of burglars crashed through a steel door and clipped a police officer in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, police union officials said.
| May 2, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Charges have been filed against two convicted felons who were shot and wounded by Chicago police officers as they drove a stolen car through the door of an electronics store in the Little Village neighborhood, officials said.
A third man in the car was...
| May 5, 2012
| 5:40 AM
A 16-year-old boy was killed in the West Pullman neighborhood Friday night, and seven others were wounded in shootings across the city.
The boy was found about 9:10 p.m. with a gunshot wound to his head on a sidewalk on the 12100 block of South Green...