| Jan 2, 2012
| 12:11 PM
A 19-year-old man shot in the back seat of an SUV in the Albany Park neighborhood this morning apparently became Chicago's first slaying victim of 2012.
Nicholas Camacho of the 6300 block of North Campell Avenue was pronounced dead at 4:24 a.m., at St....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:10 AM
Two men were discovered fatally shot on Monday, while at least three others suffered gunshot wounds, including one man who was shot in the eye, police said today.
The current cold snap that has brought freezing temperatures to the city didn't ward off...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Two young men were killed and six others, including a 12-year-old boy, were injured in several shootings during the current streak of unseasonably-warm weather.
The evening's first fatal shooting hapened just before 9:50 p.m. Wednesday in the 3600...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Five people were killed and at least 12 other people wounded in shootings Saturday night and Sunday morning across the city.
Police were questioning two suspects after Deering District officers were able to chase down the occupants of a car who fired on...
| Mar 24, 2012
| 11:10 PM
A 5-year-old girl was injured early Saturday morning when a gun hidden between mattresses in a Marquette Park neighborhood home discharged as she was jumping on the bed, police said.
The girl was in good condition after being taken to Comer Children&...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 10:07 PM
Charges have been filed after a 4-year-old girl was injured early Saturday morning when a gun hidden between mattresses in a Marquette Park neighborhood home discharged as she was jumping on the bed, police said.
Jarquise Upton, 21 of the 6400 block of...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:09 PM
A 68-year-old man who was found dead in his Marquette Park home last night was strangled and his death was ruled a homicide, officials said today.
Isaac Hopgood, of the 6300 block of South Campbell Avenue, was found dead in his bed at 10:15 p.m. Thursday...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 10:57 AM
At least nine people were shot between 11:10 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday, according to Chicago police, including four outside a West Side club about 3 a.m.
Three men and a woman were shot outside The Supper Club on the 2700 block of West Madison...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A 26-year-old man died Thursday evening after being shot on the South Side in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened at 8 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Francisco Avenue, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer VeeJay Zala....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:19 PM
The civil rights message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was long ago burned into my brain when I lived in Chicago in 1966.
I was in art school living on the northwest side of Chicago when King brought his protest movement against restrictive and...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Adult siblings, a man and a woman, were shot outside their mother's house after she broke up a party Saturday night in the Marquette Park neighborhood, according to police.
They were standing outside in the 6200 block of South Albany Avenue about 9:20 p....