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  • Activists at MLK event tie equality to wages

    Activists at MLK event tie equality to wages
    A South Side gathering Sunday extolled the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the day before the holiday that bears his name by sounding the call for economic equality. A two-hour event at St. Michael the Archangel in the South Chicago neighborhood drew 2,...
  • Several shot on South Side, including girl, 17, on way to school

    Several shot on South Side, including girl, 17, on way to school
    A 17-year-old girl and a 21-year-old woman were wounded Monday morning during separate shootings on the South Side. A person trying to rob the girl shot her in the abdomen about 7:55 a.m. in the 10200 block of South Commercial Avenue in the city's South...
  • Dog fatally stabbed during domestic, 1 held

    Dog fatally stabbed during domestic, 1 held
    A South Chicago man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly stabbed a dog to death during a domestic dispute. Raymond A. Rodgers, of the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue, faces misdemeanor domestic battery and criminal...
  • 2 dead on South Side after apparent home invasion

    2 dead on South Side after apparent home invasion
    Two men were found dead Sunday morning after an apparent home invasion in the South Chicago neighborhood, authorities said. Authorities said the men, 18 and 35, were apparently shot to death during a home invasion in the 9100 block of South Commercial...
  • Victims in South Chicago double slaying identified

    Victims in South Chicago double slaying identified
    The shooting deaths early Sunday morning of two men during an apparent home invasion on the South Side are still under investigation and no one is in custody, police said. "No arrests have been made," said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
  • Chicago logs its first double homicide of year

    South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said. Chicago...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • Authorities seized nearly 350 pounds of marijuana during a home search in the Southwest Side's Ashburn neighborhood Saturday, the Chicago Police Department announced Saturday...
  • Footprints in snow help cops nab 2 who robbed delivery driver

    Footprints in snow help cops nab 2 who robbed delivery driver
    Two men are facing armed robbery charges after allegedly sticking up a pizzeria's delivery driver in the South Chicago neighborhood Friday night, according to police. About 8 p.m. Friday, two suspects threatened the driver with a handgun as he was in...
  • Prosecutors: Would-be robber shot victim in 2009 slaying

    Prosecutors: Would-be robber shot victim in 2009 slaying
    A man who was 16 at the time tried to rob and then shot to death a man in the South Chicago neighborhood in 2009, then tried to get someone else to dispose of an incriminating bullet for him, prosecutors said today. Dennis Laird, 20, who is currently...
  • Officials: Cause of fatal South Chicago fire was electrical

    Officials: Cause of fatal South Chicago fire was electrical
    A man died when fire broke out in his apartment in the South Chicago neighborhood early this morning in a blaze started by electrical issues. Firefighters were called to the 2 1/2-story building in the 8300 block of South Baker Avenue around 6 a.m.,...
  • Autopsy: Man found in South Chicago fire was shot to death

    Autopsy: Man found in South Chicago fire was shot to death
    A man who was found dead in an apartment in the South Chicago neighborhood early Friday was shot to death and police are conducting a homicide investigation, officials said Saturday. The victim, who was 31 years old, was found as firefighters fought a...