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  • Man accused of accidentally shooting girlfriend in leg in bed

    Man accused of accidentally shooting girlfriend in leg in bed
    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...
  • South Lawndale sees 2 homicides in 2 days

    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...
  • 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...
  • Donors turn up the heat to help women's shelter

     Donors turn up the heat to help women's shelter
    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,...
  • Boy shot by bike robber among 7 shot since Tuesday evening

    Boy shot by bike robber among 7 shot since Tuesday evening
    A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police. About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
  • 6 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago

    6 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago
    Six people were wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight. A 27-year-old man was shot in the shoulder about 4:15 a.m. Friday while walking to his car in the 2000 block of West 65th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood. He was taken to Holy Cross...
  • Speeding car slams into tree in West Englewood

    Speeding car slams into tree in West Englewood
    A high speed crash left a 34-year-old man critically hurt late last night on the South Side.  The motorist was behind the wheel of a 1993 Saturn which plowed into a tree about 11:25 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Street in the West Englewood...
  • 1 shot in West Englewood

    1 shot in West Englewood
    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-...
  • Person of interest questioned in baseball bat beating of cop

    Person of interest questioned in baseball bat beating of cop
    Authorities are questioning a man suspected of beating a Chicago police officer as the officer tried to break up a fight in the West Englewood neighborhood over the weekend. The 29-year-old man was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. Monday in the...
  • Cop hit in head with baseball bat

    Cop hit in head with baseball bat
    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....