| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
A woman crossing a West Loop street was struck and fatally injured by a tanker truck this morning, authorities said.
The victim was identified as Catherine Cong Ye, 24, whose last confirmed address was in the 1200 block of Northampton Street in State...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Two men were shot Monday night and afternoon in separate attacks on the Southwest Side and Near West Side.
Most recently in the University Village neighborhood, a 19-year-old man was shot in the arm at 6:02 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Hastings...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Shootings within an hour of each other left a 19-year-old man dead and seven men injured early this morning, authorities said.
About 1:50 a.m., the 19-year-old and a 23-year-old man were shot while walking in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street on...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police issued a community alert this afternoon warning of a pair of robbers who have targeted cell phone stores on the Near West Side.
The robbers entered the stores brandishing a handgun before demanding money, police said.
One of the robberies...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Just one day after attending a meeting to reintroduce felons into their communities, a recent parolee with a decades-long rap sheet and history of violence stabbed an Oak Brook doctor during an attempted holdup at a Gold Coast restaurant over the weekend,...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 8:37 AM
An intoxicated 31-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested late last night at the Greyhound bus station after asking complete strangers if someone could keep an eye on his 3-year-old son, police said.
Joseph Corter, of an unspecified address in Peshtigo,...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:13 AM
The University of Illinois at Chicago is asking students to be alert after two students were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents earlier this week.
In the first robbery, a student told authorities he was walking south on Racine Avenue just south...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:50 AM
A 34-year-old southwest suburban man who was in the city to celebrate his brother's birthday Friday was shot to death about 11:30 p.m. Friday on an Englewood street, according to police.
A dark SUV heading east on 71st Street pulled up on the 7100...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Seven children were taken to hospitals for observation after a school bus hit a median on the Near West Side this morning.
The bus hit the median around 8:05 a.m. at Hoyne Avenue and Madison Street as it swerved to avoid another vehicle, said Chicago...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Humboldt Park recorded homicides on three consecutive days in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 36-year-old woman was shot to death in the 3300 block of West North Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 21-...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:11 AM
A church on Chicago’s Near West Side finds itself in perfect harmony with Pope Francis, the new leader of the world’s Roman Catholics.
St. Francis of Assisi Church is named after the same saint as the new pope, and its parish is almost...