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  • After fatal shooting, sister asks: 'What is Rahm Emanuel going to do about this?'

    After fatal shooting, sister asks: 'What is Rahm Emanuel going to do about this?'
    A 51-year-old man was killed and another man injured in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side, two of six people shot Friday, according to family and officials. The shooting happened at about 6:30 p.m. on the 4200 block of South Princeton...
  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • Deadly week on the South Side

    Chicago logged 18 gunshot homicides in the last week through Wednesday afternoon, with many of the killings occurring on the South Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Much of the violence happened during the Fourth of July weekend,...
  • Mariano's plans new store on former steel mill site in South Chicago

    Mariano's plans new store on former steel mill site in South Chicago
    Mariano’s plans to open a 70,000-square foot grocery store at the former site of a major U.S. Steel mill in South Chicago. Bob Mariano, the chairman and CEO of Mariano’s parent company, Roundy’s Inc., made the announcement on Wednesday...
  • Chicago violence continues to outpace NYC, LA

    Chicago violence continues to outpace NYC, LA
    The Rev. Michael Pfleger and about 100 supporters marched along South Paulina Street on Friday evening while down the next block, Chicago police searched for bullet casings and sought potential witnesses after a man and a woman were struck by a hail of...
  • Prosecutors: Motorist drunkenly struck police sergeant with car

    Prosecutors: Motorist drunkenly struck police sergeant with car
    A South Shore man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors say he struck a police sergeant who was securing a shooting scene Saturday night. King D. Wade, 76, of the 7100 block of South Coles Avenue, has been charged with...
  • 12 communities each see a homicide

    Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...
  • McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend

    McCarthy, Emanuel react to violent holiday weekend
    The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far -- once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had...
  • Fourth of July weekend toll: 82 shot, 14 of them fatally, in Chicago

    Fourth of July weekend toll: 82 shot, 14 of them fatally, in Chicago
    For 10 minutes, it seemed like the shooting was everywhere in the South Chicago neighborhood. It started when someone shot and wounded a couple, then two people fired at the shooter, then there was a chase and shots exchanged and a man sitting on a...
  • The will to combat gun violence

    There's a city that's been called the murder capital of the world, where America has been working to stop gang violence. Over the years, we've offered job training, boosted educational efforts, improved access to health care and nutritious food,...
  • Richton Park man held on $1 million in South Chicago shooting

    Richton Park man held on $1 million in South Chicago shooting
    A Richton Park man was ordered held on $1 million and accused of shooting at a vehicle in the Avalon Park neighborhood, injuring a man. About 12:30 a.m. on June 30, Demetrius Murry, 25, of the 4500 block of Imperial Drive, pulled alongside a vehicle...