| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Bail was set at $250,000 today for a 27-year-old woman accused of starting a fire this week that left five adults and a child injured.
Whitney Holmes, of the 2000 block of East 72nd Street, was charged with aggravated arson and domestic battery....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Shootings left at least four men dead and 9 other people wounded across the city Saturday night and Sunday morning.
The violence was largely confined to the South and West Sides and three of the incidents had more than one victim, according to...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A U.S. postal worker and another man followed a 16-year-old boy around a Chicago Housing Authority complex before the second man shot the teen to death, Cook County prosecutors alleged Saturday.
On July 14, Aries Sanders, 24, the postal worker, and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Four men were killed in separate South Side attacks Monday, two of them within blocks of each other about nine hours apart, authorities said.
In the most recent killing, police responded about 8:50 p.m. to a call of a person shot in an alley adjacent to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A judge signed an order today that will give former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. time to pay a $750,000 forfeiture arising out of his criminal case.
In the order, the judge agreed to a request from lawyers in the case to postpone until Oct. 25 a decision on...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Three men were wounded during two separate shootings this afternoon on the South Side, police said.
Most recently, in the South Chicago neighborhood about 5:30 p.m., two males were shot in the 8700 block of South Houston Avenue, according to police News...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:44 AM
A 34-year-old man was pronounced dead after being injured in a drive-by shooting in the South Shore neighborhood this morning, police said.
The shooting happened at about 9:30 a.m. on the 7400 block of South Colfax Avenue, said Chicago Police Department...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:36 AM
South Lawndale on Tuesday recorded a double homicide, the first female double homicide since February, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 5-year-old girl and 28-year-old woman were shot to death in the 2800 block of South Kildare...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A man has been charged in the 2007 fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy who was killed during an argument in the city's South Chicago neighborhood.
Carl Morris, 28, of the 600 block of Harrison Drive in Quincy, was charged Thursday night with first...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Firefighters extinguished a fire that broke out early this morning in a grocery store in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said.
As of about 3 a.m., firefighters were in a defensive mode as they battled "heavy fire" at the grocery store, which...