| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The death of a 53-year-old man who was found shot Friday at his Far South Side home has been ruled a homicide.
An autopsy Saturday determined Cleotha Brooks Jr., of the 0-100 block of 104th Street in the Roseland neighborhood, died of a gunshot wound to...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A man and woman shot in any icy West Side alley were among at least four people shot on the West and Far South sides today, police said.
The man and woman were shot about 11:50 a.m. in an alley on the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street in the West...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A 21-year-old woman was shot in the foot Tuesday afternoon on the Far South Side, police said.
She was behind the wheel of a car and had just pulled up in front of a residence in the 0-100 block of East 102nd place when another vehicle pulled...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A 17-year-old boy was shot to death near his Roseland home Thursday afternoon, authorities said.
Darnell Williams, of the first block of East 102nd Place, was shot just east of his home and declared dead at 3:14 p.m. at Little Company of Mary Hospital,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:47 PM
A 19-year-old woman was killed and a 23-year-old man was injured in a shooting this afternoon in the West Pullman neighborhood, police said.
The shooting was reported at 12:37 p.m. on the 11700 block of South Eggleston Avenue on the Far South Side,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Two people were wounded early Sunday morning in separate shootings on the Near West and Far South Sides.
In the first attack, a 42-year-old man was wounded about 1 a.m. during a gang-related shooting in the parking lot of a KFC in the 1100 block of...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A man died and eight others were wounded in shootings across the city since Sunday afternoon, police said.
The attacks were as far north as Rogers Park and as far south as Roseland, police said.
The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A father was charged with killing his newborn son after the infant died of a massive infection 11 days after he suffered an internal injury while alone at home with his father, Cook County prosecutors said today.
Arthur Carpenter, 22, of the 100 block...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Two men were killed and four others wounded in South Side shootings, according to police.
A 46-year-old man shot in the head about 10:30 p.m. along with a 21-year-old, leaving the older man dead and the younger in critical condition.
| Oct 13, 2013
Miles Harvey has written a book that will ever be on my Best Books I've Ever Read list, 2000's “The Island of Lost Maps.” Also on that list is Alex Kotlowitz's “There Are No Children Here,” published in 1991.