| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:37 PM
At least three men were shot and taken to hospitals tonight in the West Englewood neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department and police.
The shooting occurred in the 5900 block of South Wood Street, according to the Chicago Fire Department....
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A Blue Island man faces a charge of threatening a public official after he got testy Friday with a Chicago police officer who told him to quit smoking and drinking in a South Side bus shelter, authorities said.
Larry E. Hamilton, 42, of the 2100 block...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:33 PM
A 3-week old boy was dropped off this afternoon at a West Englewood neighborhood fire station, according to the fire department.
Someone left the child at Engine 101's quarters at 2236 W. 69th St. about 4:45 p.m., according to the Chicago Fire...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:23 AM
Police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a South Side hit-and-run collision that landed a woman and her grandson in the hospital Monday night.
About 6 p.m., the 64-year-old woman and her 14-year-old grandson were struck by a teal-...
| May 5, 2013
| 1:44 PM
An autopsy today found a woman found in a vacant South Side building died of stab wounds, authorities said.
Denise Warfield, 47, died of multiple stab and incise wounds and her death was ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner'...
| May 5, 2013
| 12:09 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama said the nation has to “embrace” youths whose lives are surrounded by violence and “let them know we hear” their concerns.
In a taped interview on CBS’ “Sunday Morning” television show,...
| May 6, 2013
First lady Michelle Obama said the nation has to embrace youths whose lives are surrounded by violence and "let them know we hear" their concerns.
In a taped interview on CBS' "Sunday Morning" television show, the first lady weighed in about violence in...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:08 AM
A 15-year-old boy released from police custody on Friday was among five people shot through early Saturday morning, according to police.
The boy was shot About 2 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, said...
| Apr 10, 2013
— First lady Michelle Obama, visiting Chicago on Wednesday for a discussion with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and civic leaders on ways to combat youth violence, will stop afterward at Harper High School, whose students have often been casualties in recent...
| Apr 11, 2013
As politicians in Washington took a step toward tightening the nation's gun laws Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama sat down with Chicago high school students whose stories about violence brought her to tears.
Before the meeting began at Harper High...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 10:06 AM
A shooting in the Logan Square neighborhood left one man dead and another wounded Friday night as at least a dozen people were shot between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
Just after 8 p.m., three people asked for directions from a 23-year-old...