| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Two Chicago men armed with a baseball bat are accused of trying to rob two 15-year-old girls during an attack on Friday night that was foiled by two off duty police officers, police said.
Judge Israel Desierto ordered Carlos Alvizo and Elias Martinez,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A search of a South Side home Friday revealed about $10 million worth of cocaine and more than $500,000 cash, leading to the arrest of the 21-year-old man who lived there. Two others also face felony charges in the case.
Jose Pelayo-Aguilar, of the 3600...
| May 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Update: Police said this afternoon that Mariah Atteberry and her baby, Leilah Atteberry, were both located, but released no information about where, how or when they were found. A 19-year-old woman and her 1-month-old baby girl are missing from the...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Authorities are looking for a man and woman who paired up to rob a McKinley Park neighborhood bank this week on the Southwest Side.
The two walked into the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1950 W. 33rd St. about 4:20 p.m. Wednesday and passed a note to the...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:19 AM
A gunman shot two 17-year-old boys as they walked down the sidewalk in the McKinley Park neighborhood shortly after midnight on Monday, police said.
The shooting occurred around 12:35 a.m. in the 1700 block of West 38th Street, Police News Affairs...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:26 AM
First of two parts
Two gunshots crackled through the city park across from Clermont Elementary School just as parents began picking up their children at the end of the day.
Then came yelling and three more blasts, witnesses later told investigators. A...
| Apr 3, 2013
Second of two parts.
Joshua Waldron was no angel on earth.
But last fall, thanks to his medication, his mother had been celebrating the return of the cheerful boy she remembered — just before she lost him for good at the age of 21.
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Police are warning residents of the Deering District about recent attacks on teenage boys by members of a graffiti gang in the McKinley Park neighborhood.
A group of young men or boys who apparently are part of the “Three Five” graffiti...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The live Christmas tree that gave so much delight over the holidays can keep giving to gardens and landscaping next year if it is mulched into ground cover as part of the city recycling program.
From Jan. 7 until Jan. 20 Chicago residents can drop off...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The McKinley Library in the Clunie Center has already lost about 20 hours a week due to budget cuts and with the way the budget looks this year, the building could close altogether.
Librarians have told the community that if the Clunie Center’s...
| Jan 14, 2012
| 11:35 PM
Two people in a Chevy Suburban were killed when they apparently tried to ram another vehicle near Archer and Western avenues early Saturday and rolled the vehicle near the northwest corner of McKinley Park, police said.
Four passengers in the Suburban...