| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:41 PM
A Chicago man has been charged with murder after a fire extinguisher police say he threw off a parking deck hit and fatally injury a homeless man in Elgin.
Yancarlo Garcia, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale Avenue, is accused of throwing a fire...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 8:41 PM
In Steven Casey's Englewood neighborhood, milk and eggs, bread and bologna are easy to find.
"In the 'hood, you can get meat all day long," he said. "It may not be good meat, but it's there."
What's more difficult to find, Casey said, are what his...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today defended his proposed water and sewer rate hikes that will more than double bills for many city households by 2015, saying that the move will allow Chicago to charge the suburbs more for water as well.
And that means suburban...
| May 25, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Austin and Hermosa each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data shows.
In Hermosa, a man and woman, both 57, were killed Sunday in an auto crash in the 4400 block of West Diversey Avenue, police said. The Cook...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Eight men in their 20s or younger were shot to death in eight Chicago community areas in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
The victims were: a 17-year-old Monday in Roseland; a 19-year-old Sunday in West Englewood; a 23-...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:07 PM
South Shore recorded two gunshot homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 21-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7800 block of South Colfax Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 21-year-old man...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A Chicago woman who authorities said left a young girl and two dogs locked in a car outside the Skokie courthouse on Tuesday has been charged with endangerment of a child and animal abandonment and was released on $6,000 bond.
Joheidi Martinez, 30, of...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:43 AM
Two people were shot overnight on the South and West sides, according to police.
A 33-year-old man standing on the 6000 block of South Racine Avenue in Englewood on the South Side heard shots and felt pain, according to a news release from the Chicago...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:59 PM
West Pullman saw two homicides in two days this past weekend, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 20-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 11600 block of South Ada Street, police said. A day earlier, a 59-year-old man was fatally...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 6:40 PM
A 36-year-old alleged sex offender from Iowa who had been the subject of a nationwide manhunt was captured this morning in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side of Chicago, U.S. Marshals officials said this evening.
James Julius Beaudrie was...