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  • Deadly week on the South Side

    Chicago logged 18 gunshot homicides in the last week through Wednesday afternoon, with many of the killings occurring on the South Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Much of the violence happened during the Fourth of July weekend,...
  • West Englewood leads in homicides for July

    West Englewood on Monday logged its sixth homicide of the month and 11th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 56-year-old man was shot to death in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street, police said....
  • Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago

    Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago
    A young woman was killed and at least eight other people injured in shootings on the South and West sides overnight, police said. Jaynisha Scheffer, 19, was walking down the sidewalk with a group of people in the 2200 block of West 68th Street in West...
  • Humboldt Park logs 2 homicides in 4 days

    Humboldt Park has logged two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Wednesday, a man was fatally shot in the 3300 block of West Division Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot to...
  • Chicago reaches 200 homicides for 2014

    Chicago reaches 200 homicides for 2014
    Chicago on Monday logged its 200th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 19-year-old woman was fatally shot Monday in the 2200 block of West 69th Street in West Englewood, the Tribune reported. The death comes after...
  • Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood

    Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood
    When Turhan Ice woke up at his South Side home early this morning, he was jolted when he looked out to find his 1999 GMC Yukon SUV in flames. The man was getting ready for his job as a plumber and when he called firefighters he was told they were...
  • City shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured

    City shootings leave 4 dead, 7 injured
    Shootings on the city's South, West and Southwest sides have left four people dead and seven others injured since midday Monday. The toll includes two women fatally shot in the Ashburn neighbhood Monday morning, as well as the man believed to have...
  • Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar

    Chicago Arabic program sends debate team to Qatar
    In a classroom on Chicago's South Side, four students made final preparations this week to compete in a debate halfway around the world in a language they have studied for only a handful of years. The students from Lindblom Math and Science Academy in...
  • Lindblom Math and Science principal among Golden Apple winners

    Lindblom Math and Science principal among Golden Apple winners
    When the board of the Golden Apple Foundation, which annually recognizes exceptional teachers, got together to discuss the creation of a new award for principals, one name kept coming up. “We were saying things like ‘The principal has to...
  • South Side rapper charged in February slaying

    South Side rapper charged in February slaying
    A 17-year-old Chicago rapper has been charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a livery driver in Wentworth Gardens last month. Clint Massey, who performs as “RondoNumbaNine,” was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail...
  • Police: Man shot to death after West Englewood party

    Police: Man shot to death after West Englewood party
    A 35-year-old Indiana man was killed when someone fired into a South Side home after a party late Saturday night, police said. The man, from Gary, had been attending a party in the 2000 block of West 67th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood when a...