| 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...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:44 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 26-year-old man was fatally stabbed in the Bronzeville neighborhood during an apparent domestic dispute Sunday night, police said. Read more
• A gunman shot two 17-year-old boys as...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial speed cameras will get their first test next month in four locations as the city tries to determine whether the technology to catch speeding cars works.
No tickets will be issued to drivers caught going above...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Authorities accused a 19-year-old gang member of shooting to death a 17-year-old girl in the McKinley Park neighborhood, police said.
Taylor Diorio, who lived in Chicago Ridge, was shot in the head in the 2400 block of West 35th Street about 5 a.m. on...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 7:45 PM
A man in his 30s was shot in the leg Saturday night in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side.
Someone shot the man at 9:10 p.m. in the 3300 block of South Ashland Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:16 PM
A 14-year-old boy was shot this afternoon in the McKinley Park neighborhood.
Someone shot the teen in the buttocks at 12:58 p.m. near 37th Street and South Hamilton Avenue on the South Side, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer John...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:08 PM
A local firm is helping with getting rid of the debris left from the McKinley Park playground fire – all for free.
The firm, American Technologies Inc., started demolition Tuesday and will continue work till Thursday. They offered their...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Austin, Chicago Lawn and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 22-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were shot to death Tuesday in the 5900 block of South...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A man was killed by a hit-and-run driver on the South Side on an overpass above the Stevenson Expressway early this morning, according to Chicago police.
The man, later identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Robert Butler, 51, of...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Witnesses estimated a man was driving 50 mph over the speed limit on a Chicago street before he hit a man selling newspapers, ran over him as he lay on the ground and then drove off, leaving the man mortally wounded, prosecutors said.
| Sep 14, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Three men charged with murder in the 2010 stabbing death of a man in the McKinley Park neighborhood bragged about attacking the man and a friend of his because they thought the pair were rival gang members, prosecutors said.
The bragging helped lead...