| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:13 AM
One man was killed and three others were wounded within minutes of one another in the same neighborhood.
31-year-old Willie Stallworth and his 54-year-old uncle were approached by someone with a gun on the 7100 block of South Western Avenue in the...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 3:58 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:12 AM
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....
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:18 AM
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...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:37 AM
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a body has been found along the Lake Michigan shoreline in Muskegon.
The Muskegon Chronicle reports the body was found by a city worker Monday morning at Pere Marquette Park. Authorities were on the scene....
| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:57 AM
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...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:20 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 11:37 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 12:40 AM
A Marquette Park neighborhood man is expected to appear in court later today after he was accused of wresting a Taser from a Chicago police officer and using it on him Sunday night during a struggle on the city's Southwest Side, police said.