| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Auburn Gresham and New City each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, an 18-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 8000 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Two days...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A man prosecutors called a serial rapist and murderer was sentenced to 90 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections today for the first of multiple brutal attacks that he’s been charged with, authorities said.
Cook County Judge Joseph...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
And so it begins, with the voice of our mayor — "You want to see America you come to the heartland, and what is the capital of the heartland?" — and images of our city, the first of eight — that's right, eight — episodes of a...
| 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 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 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...