| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:13 AM
A pregnant woman suffered cuts after a bullet smashed through her bathroom window, authorities said.
The woman wasn't hit by the bullet but appeared to have been cut by flying glass, police said.
The shooting occurred about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday as the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:20 AM
An 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old man were fatally shot and two other people were wounded tonight and this morning in shootings on the Far South and West Sides, authorities said.
Earl Cunningham, 18, of the 12200 block of South Union Avenue, was...
| 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 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Speaking publicly for the first time since Chicago Public Schools announced that more than 50 schools are to close, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the motive behind the plan is to ensure that all children in Chicago receive a quality education.
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once.
Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:43 AM
Three people were wounded in shootings on the Northwest and South sides in Chicago overnight, police said.
About 10:30 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was shot at a bus stop in the 11900 block of South Halsted Street, police...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The body of a man was found crushed in a recycling bin this morning in the Pullman neighborhood, officials said.
The man, whose identity was not known, was found at 7:45 a.m. in a recycling facility on the 600 block of East 111th Street, said Chicago...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:24 AM
A man was shot in the back in Greektown early Thursday morning, one of at least three people shot overnight in Chicago, police said.
Someone inside a car shot the 23-year-old man about 2 a.m. on Jackson Boulevard just east of Halsted Street. The victim...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 10:57 AM
A 13-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side after finding a gun this morning.
The boy found a handgun this morning in the 12200 block of South State Street and accidentally shot himself in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:39 PM
West Pullman on Saturday saw its third homicide in about a month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 36-year-old man was shot to death in the 11600 block of South Wallace Street, the first homicide in that community area in September...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Three West Pullman men remained in custody Sunday after one allegedly shot at police while attempting to escape arrest.
Cook County Judge James Brown denied bail for Kentre Nixon, 21, Johnny Hill, 22 and Nicholas Dominick, 18, all of the 12200 block of...