| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Chicago was hit with a burst of gun violence on the Fourth of July, with at least 21 people shot, one of them fatally, during an 11-hour stretch from Friday evening into Saturday morning, according to police.
That brought to 36 the number of people who...
| Aug 4, 2014
The number of gay enclaves in Chicago and other large cities is on the increase but a deconcentrated population, while good from a societal standpoint, could lead to a more fragmented lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, a suburban Chicago...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Two North Side teens have been arrested in Wisconsin on warrants that charge them with the murder of a Rogers Park photographer last month, according to records and officials.
Denzel Burke, 15, and Michael Phillips, 17, are both charged in Cook County...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 8:49 AM
A cab driver is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash that led to a chase and a second-hit-and run Saturday afternoon in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
The 38-year-old cabbie was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston after he was hit by a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:11 AM
A man was shot to death in the South Shore neighborhood and three others were wounded across the city Thursday night and Friday morning.
The lone homicide happened about 3:40 a.m. in the courtyard of an apartment building south of Jackson Park, in the...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:06 PM
A Rogers Park man already in jail on a charge of trying to assault a woman who was pushing an infant in a stroller has been charged with attacking a McDonald’s employee in a restaurant washroom the day before, according to prosecutors and records....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Police officers shot three people over 18 hours across Chicago Friday, including a 14-year-old boy who died.
Police said they found guns at two of the scenes and, in the third incident, were threatened by a man who claimed to have a gun but did not....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Chicago police shot and killed a 16-year-old boy who hid under a car with a gun in the Gresham neighborhood, one of five people shot by officers in the city over 36 hours, according to authorities.
The day before, police shot and killed a 14-year-old...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Two of the five people shot by Chicago police over 36 hours were boys ages 14 and 16, both of them killed when they refused to drop their guns, officials said.
The 14-year-old was fatally shot by police Friday night in the Old Irving Park neighborhood...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
A man was killed and four others were wounded in separate shootings Saturday and early Sunday in Chicago, officials said.
The fatal shooting happened about 3:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue, on the border between the city's Edgewater...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Charges have been filed in the shooting death of an aspiring photographer who was gunned down about half a mile from the Rogers Park home he and his wife had just moved into.
Eric Vaughn, 31, is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree...