| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Chicago today logged its 350th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men were shot to death today in the 10500 block of South Lafayette Avenue in Roseland, the Tribune reported.
Chicago reached 350 homicides...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Chicago's first triple homicide of the year was logged last week in South Shore, which has recorded more homicides this year than any Chicago community area, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Three men, ages 16, 23 and 27, were shot to...
| 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.
| 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.
| Sep 23, 2013
| 2:41 AM
A Chicago police sergeant shot and wounded a gunman involved in a shootout in the South Side's Fernwood neighborhood, authorities said.
The sergeant was responding to a domestic disturbance call in the 10000 block of South State Street around 8:30 p.m....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Around 9:15 Friday night, Joshua Johnson said goodbye to his wife and stepson and set off for an overnight shift at UPS.
By the time he returned the following morning, a fire had ripped through the family's apartment in the Roseland neighborhood,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• At least four men have been killed and three others wounded since Friday evening, according to police. Read more
• A 28-year-old woman died and a boy went into cardiac arrest after a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 9:31 AM
The South Side recorded four homicides in the last week while the West Side logged two homicides, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On the South Side, fatal shootings were recorded in Avalon Park, Roseland, South Deering and Washington...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Police are warning residents of the Roseland neighborhood about a man who tried to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car as she walked to school Wednesday.
The girl was in the 11200 block of South State Street when the man tried to get her to enter his...