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  • 2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings

    2 dead, 5 wounded in evening shootings
    Two men died of multiple gunshot wounds and five others were wounded, including a pregnant 17-year-old girl,  in several shootings across the city late Monday into this morning, authorities said. A 20-year-old Markham man was shot multiple times just...
  • Police to combat gun violence with overtime

    Police to combat gun violence with overtime
    Some Chicago police officers will be putting in extra hours on the clock to tackle the uptick of gun violence across the city. It's part of the new Violence Reduction Overtime Initiative by the Chicago Police Department. According to a memo obtained...
  • Boy drowns while celebrating graduation from 8th grade

    Boy drowns while celebrating graduation from 8th grade
    Jorge Sosa had just graduated from eighth grade and decided to celebrate with friends by going to North Avenue beach Tuesday. “He got up and he went outside with his friends where he was playing,’’ the 14-year-old boy's aunt said....
  • Man with dementia missing on Southwest Side

    Man with dementia missing on Southwest Side
    A man with dementia disappeared from his Southwest Side home about 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to Chicago police. James Gardner, 71, was last seen in a royal-blue long-sleeve shirt, light-blue jeans, and black shoes with white soles in the Marquette...
  • Missing man safe thanks to Chicago Police officer, Tribune

    Missing man safe thanks to Chicago Police officer, Tribune
    A man with dementia is safely back with his family today thanks to an alert police officer, a mobile phone and a story on the Chicago Tribune Breaking News page. Deering District Officer Dominick Catinella used his iPhone to check the Breaking News...
  • Man dies in 'targeted' Marquette Park shooting

    Man dies in 'targeted' Marquette Park shooting
    A 21-year-old man was shot and killed a block from his Marquette Park neighborhood home in what appeared to be a targeted attack, authorities said. Killed was Samuel Patterson, of the 6300 block of South Artesian Avenue, according to the Cook County...
  • Man shot in head, critically hurt in Marquette Park

    Man shot in head, critically hurt in Marquette Park
    A young man was shot and critically injured this morning in a shooting near a Marquette Park neighborhood gas station, authorities said. The man, whom authorities describe as between 18 and 21, was struck once in the head at about 3:30 a.m. in the 7200...
  • Southwest Side police district commander dies

    Southwest Side police district commander dies
    A Chicago Police Department Commander serving on the city's Southwest Side died of a heart attack Saturday night, according to a release from the department. Cmdr. John Kupczyk was in charge of the large Chicago Lawn District, which covers such...
  • 1 killed, 3 wounded in separate shootings in Chicago

    1 killed, 3 wounded in separate shootings in Chicago
    An unidentified male was killed and three others were wounded this evening in separate shootings on the city's South, Southwest and West sides, officials said. The deadly shooting involved an unidentified male victim who was shot just before 5:30 p.m. on...
  • Boy, 15, shot to death in Marquette Park: 'This was a straight kid'

    Boy, 15, shot to death in Marquette Park: 'This was a straight kid'
    Deonte Malone woke his brother Wednesday afternoon to say he was stepping out for a while. That's the last time his family saw the 15-year-old boy alive. At 9 p.m. they got a call from authorities saying Deonte was found shot to death on the street...
  • Boy, 15, shot to death on SW Side

    Boy, 15, shot to death on SW Side
    An autopsy is planned Thursday for a 15-year-old boy who was shot to death on the Southwest Side. The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. near 65th and Mozart in the Marquette Park neighborhood. Witnesses tell police they heard gunshots then saw Deonte...