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  • Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings

    Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings
    Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said. Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side. The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
  • Austin sees 2 homicides in 1 day

    Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
  • Boy injured in fall from 2nd floor window on West Side

    Boy injured in fall from 2nd floor window on West Side
    A 4-year-old boy fell from a second-story window in his family’s North Lawndale neighborhood apartment Saturday and narrowly missed a spiked metal gate in front of the entrance, authorities said. The boy had apparently been jumping on the couch...
  • 2 communities log double homicides on same day

    Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....
  • Family friend: Man is 4th sibling killed by gunfire

    Family friend: Man is 4th sibling killed by gunfire
    A man slain on the West Side early this morning had two brothers and a sister who also were fatally gunned down in the city, according to a close family friend. "He was the last one," said Laverne Smith, 30, who said the man's mother no longer has any...
  • Basketball schedule | Jan. 1-13

    BOYS Thursday, Jan. 3 Prairie Ridge at Woodstock, 7 Wheaton Academy at Cary Christian (N.C.), 7:30 Friday, Jan. 4 Benet at Notre Dame, 7:30 Bradley at Thornwood, 6:30 Brother Rice at Bishop McNamara, 7 Coal City at Dwight, 7 Downers Grove South at...
  • Buddha heads designed to get people thinking

    Buddha heads designed to get people thinking
    Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head. Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
  • New City sees 4 homicides in 10 days

    New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
  • CeaseFire and the Chicago police: Taking stock of an uncomfortable relationship

    CeaseFire and the Chicago police: Taking stock of an uncomfortable relationship
    At a time when Chicago's association with violence is under a microscope, CeaseFire’s role under its one-year contract with the city (now at its midway point) underscores how policing is not the only solution in stopping the killings.  When...
  • 27 displaced by Albany Park apartment fire

    27 displaced by Albany Park apartment fire
    A fire in a three-story brick apartment building in the Albany Park neighborhood early Sunday morning displaced 27 people, authorities said. Fire engines, trucks and ambulances jammed the blocks surrounding the building, in the 4800 block of North...