| 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...
| 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,...
| 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,...
| 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.
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:52 AM
A woman was charged with DUI after her SUV rolled over on Interstate 57 on the South Side early this morning, injuring nine children, authorities said.
The children ranged in age from 3 to 14. Some of them were not wearing seatbelts or proper restraints,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, have...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:46 PM
A man was shot in the leg as he tried to run away from a would-be robber in the Roseland neighborhood this morning, police said.
The man, age 22, was in good condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn this afternoon after the shooting in...