| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:07 AM
A man was shot and killed in the backyard of his apartment building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side overnight, touching off a police chase that ended in a crash, police said.
Efrain Cruz, 25, was behind his home in the 3200 block of...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:47 AM
A 32-year veteran firefighter remembered as an "all around great guy and great fireman" died Friday night when he was hit by a flashover of flames while battling an extra-alarm blaze in a Gage Park home, officials said.
Capt. Herbert Johnson, just...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:31 AM
A 45-year-old man was shot when he ran from two robbers Sunday night on the South Side.
About 9:44 p.m., the man was walking on the 2100 block of East 79th Street in the city's South Shore neighborhood when two men started following him, said Chicago...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:05 PM
A fire extinguisher was used to injure two Chicago Police Department horses that were among about 30 let loose from their stalls during a break-in Sunday night at a stable in Chicago's South Shore community, police said.
A 20-year-old horse named J.R....
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
West Englewood saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 27-year-old man was...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:26 AM
A father of four was killed and at least six other people were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago, police say.
The night's only fatal shooting occurred just after midnight in the 7500 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Shore...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Two men were killed and seven others, including two 16-year-olds, were shot in less than an hour late Wednesday across Chicago, authorities said.
Chicago police discovered Lorenzo Wiley, 21, with several gunshot wounds lying in the street in the 6200...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Few details were available tonight following a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood that sent three people to hospitals, authorities said.
The shooting happened at about 5:35 p.m. in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, said Darryl Baety, a Chicago...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Three men were killed and at least seven other people wounded in separate overnight shootings across the city, Chicago police said this morning.
In the latest fatal shooting, police said a 47-year-old man sitting inside a vehicle was shot in chest by...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:39 AM
A man was killed near the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago on the Near West Side and a 13-year-old boy was wounded in a park in the South Shore neighborhood in overnight shootings, Chicago police say.
Dante Young, 20, was killed around 9:...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A 24-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood Sunday, and seven others were injured in shootings from midday Sunday through early this morning, according to police.
About 3:20 p.m., a man was shot in his head on the 2400 block of East...