| Jul 28, 2012
| 8:35 AM
A man was apparently caught by a rival gang member who shot him in the head as he tagged a wall on 22nd Place, just west of California Avenue early Saturday morning, according to police.
The man, one of at least six people shot overnight, was in...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A man died this morning after being critically injured when the vehicle he was driving a tree, trapping him inside the car Monday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood, authorities said.
The victim, Walid Abuasba, died following the crash in the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Two men were shot dead and at least five others wounded in several separate overnight shootings across the South Side, Chicago police said.
In the latest deadly shooting, police said that two bicycle-riding gunmen opened fire on a 27-year-old man sitting...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Ten people were wounded by gunfire in a handful of robberies and other attacks across the South and West sides on Friday and Saturday, police said.
An 18-year-old was shot in the chest during a driveby shooting in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A 12-year-old girl was shot in the leg as she did her homework in front of her home Wednesday night on the Southwest Side, police said.
A gunman in his late teens or early 20s fired about 10 shots at a home in the 6500 block of South Talman Avenue in the...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Mary Thomas had only questions after hearing her 15-year-old son was gunned down on the street in the Marquette Park neighborhood.
"Why would somebody do my son like that?" Mary Thomas asked through tears this morning. "I want to know who did it. I...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 7:15 PM
A 16-year-old boy was pronounced dead this afternoon after being shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the South Side, officials said.
Joshua Williams, of the 7000 block of South Talman Avenue, was shot in the head at about 4:14 p.m., said Chicago...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Chicago police discover a man shot dead within a block of a Southwest Side high school and six others were wounded in separate shootings that occurred across the city in less than 12 hours.
In the most recent shooting, a 49-year-old man sitting in a...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Five shootings left seven people injured overnight, as Chicago's unseasonably warm weekend continued to be a violent one.
The shootings followed an afternoon and evening in which eight people were shot, one fatally. Earlier in the weekend, 15 people...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Chicago Public Schools officials released a list of under enrolled schools, based on this year's attendance.
The list was given to a nine member commission which will recommend which schools to close.
The commission held its first public meeting...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 6:01 PM
A man who was attacking passengers and the driver of a CTA bus in the Marquette Park neighborhood was shot and Tasered by police after he tried to attack officers this afternoon, authorities said.
The incident happened at about 4 p.m. as a California...