| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Chicago police today announced arrests and drug seizures as part of an ongoing investigation on the South Side that also closed down an area of open-air heroin sales.
A Narcotics Unified Enforcement Mission investigation targeted areas of the Grand...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:57 AM
A 17-year-old boy who ran from South Chicago District officers after being stopped on suspicion of carjacking was fatally shot Monday as he fled the stolen car when officers saw he had a "dark object" in his hand, police said.
The man or boy died...
| Jun 5, 2013
Some believe the solution to neighborhood violence is increased police presence and arrests. For others, it's teaching parents how to raise respectful children. And then there is a small cadre of idealists who believe all it takes is art.
| May 30, 2013
| 9:16 PM
A 56-year-old woman was shot to death in the South Chicago neighborhood, one of five people killed in South Side shootings between 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
Ten others survived attacks during a period of about 12 hours in which 15...
| May 18, 2013
| 7:53 AM
A man was shot dead Friday night in Chicago Heights in attack that wounded two other people, authorities said.
Joshua Garcia, 18, of the 3100 block of Willow Road in South Chicago Heights, was declared dead at 9:50 p.m. at St. James Hospital in...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:28 AM
A pair of teenagers suffered gunshot wounds overnight in separate shootings on the city's South Side, police said.
A 16-year-old boy was shot about 11 p.m. at the corner of 51st Street and Prairie Avenue in the city's Washington Park neighborhood,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:57 AM
A man was shot by Chicago police in the South Chicago neighborhood early Saturday morning after taking off from a traffic stop with three kids in the car, according to authorities.
Police pulled the car over on South South Chicago Avenue near Harbor...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 5:32 PM
A candy store worker has been charged after Chicago police found illegal drugs were being sold out of the South Side store.
The employee, Gloria Estrada, 46, of the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue, was charged with one count of possession of a...
| Jan 6, 2013
| 6:41 AM
A 55-year-old woman died Saturday night after being stabbed multiple times in an apparent domestic dispute on the South Side, police said.
The woman's daughter was later taken into custody, police said.
Police were called to a home in the 8300 block...