| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:49 PM
West Englewood and West Garfield Park each recorded a gunshot homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In West Englewood, a 35-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of West 67th Street, police...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A Chicago man was accused of discharging a loaded firearm in his bed Tuesday, accidentally shooting his girlfriend in the leg, according to county prosecutors.
Shaquille Sankey, 20, of West Englewood, was arrested at home around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday by...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:26 PM
An Englewood women's shelter that went without heat for three days in October is on firmer financial footing after donors stepped forward to pay long-overdue bills.
In October, an anonymous donor paid the shelter's $21,026.74 gas bill, said Clara Kirk,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:37 AM
A man was critically injured after being shot this evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said.
The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Damen Avenue, authorities said.
A 20-year-old man was taken in serious-to-...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:19 AM
South Lawndale saw two homicides in two days in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, a 15-year-old boy was shot to death in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 23-year-old...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined.
Chicago recorded no homicides...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The heat has been restored at an Englewood women's shelter after donations poured in to cover a $21,000 bill, but Clare's Place still needs help to continue servicing its residents, the shelter's director said this afternoon.
The heat was turned back on...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Two 20-year-old men were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood today, officials said.
The shooting happened at 12:34 p.m., on the 7200 block of South Paulina Street, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.
One of the men sustained...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Two men charged in the West Englewood slaying of a Chicago police officer in 2009 are scheduled to go on trial today.
Kevin Walker and Christopher Harris are accused of killing Officer Alejandro "Alex" Valadez as he responded to a report of shots...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009.
The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 6:18 PM
A Chicago police officer was hit in the head with a baseball bat while trying to break up a fight in the West Englewood neighborhood, according to authorities.
The officer is in serious condition at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County....