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  • Four Chicago homicides in last week

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • No Chicago homicides for 5 days

    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...
  • West Englewood women's shelter heat restored, but it's still in need

    West Englewood women's shelter heat restored, but it's still in need
    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...
  • 2 shot in West Englewood

    2 shot in West Englewood
    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...
  • Trial begins today for 2 in cop's slaying

    Trial begins today for 2 in cop's slaying
    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...
  • Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer

    Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer
    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...
  • 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....