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  • Another mass shooting in 'Terror Town'

    Another mass shooting in 'Terror Town'
    Police call it Terror Town, a 2-block by 4-block patch of South Shore where apparent gang conflicts have erupted into three mass shootings in a little over two years. The latest occurred Monday evening when a gunman walked up to a strip mall on East 79th...
  • South Side man charged with buying guns for illegal resale

    South Side man charged with buying guns for illegal resale
    A South Side man was arrested today on charges he participated in an Indiana gun-buying spree — in a case highlighted by the Tribune to illustrate how firearms sold in other states end up on Chicago's streets. Winston Geralds, 24, also known by...
  • Police: Sergeant shoots suspect resisting arrest on South Side

    Police: Sergeant shoots suspect resisting arrest on South Side
    A Chicago police sergeant shot and wounded someone who fought with police and pulled out a cutting instrument as officers tried to arrest him in the South Chicago neighborhood Tuesday evening, police said. Officers had approached a group of people...
  • 'Right in the middle'

    'Right in the middle'
    On a recent Friday afternoon at Willye B. White Park on Howard Street in Rogers Park, dozens of kids hit baseballs, kicked soccer balls and swung on the playset. The shrieks that accompanied the child’s play were loud—yet it was a quiet...
  • Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side

    Police: Man, 56, fatally shot on West Side
    A 56-year-old man was fatally shot in the South Austin neighborhood Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Someone inside an approaching vehicle fired shots at the man about 1:35 p.m., in the 100 block of North Leamington Avenue, Police News Affairs...
  • Shootings across city leave 15 hurt in 9 hours

    Shootings across city leave 15 hurt in 9 hours
    A man was shot in a busy nightlife district near Wrigley Field, two women were wounded at a lakefront park and three men were hurt in a Northwest Side attack as shootings across the city left more than a dozen people hurt in nine hours starting late...
  • Harvey, comptroller part ways after fraud lawsuit

    Harvey, comptroller part ways after fraud lawsuit
    Days after being accused in a lawsuit of working together to defraud investors, Harvey and its comptroller have split – with each offering a different explanation of what happened. Harvey spokesman Sean Howard said comptroller Joseph Letke was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail

    Convicted gun trafficker left little of a paper trail
    Of the hundreds of handguns and assault rifles that convicted gun trafficker David "Big Man" Lewisbey bought at Indiana gun shows and pumped onto Chicago's violence-plagued streets, only seven left a paper trail. And it didn't take long for that trail...
  • Shootings on Northwest, South sides injure 4

    Shootings on Northwest, South sides injure 4
    Four people were hurt, one of them critically, in shootings on the city's Northwest and South sides this morning, officials said. About 7:50 a.m., a 27-year-old man was shot multiple times in the 7100 block of West Armitage Avenue, Police News Affairs...