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  • 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...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 9-year-old girl drowned while swimming with other children near a boat launch along Fox Lake in northwest suburban Ingleside, authorities said. The girl was playing with the other...
  • Officer was coming to aid of woman when hit by bat

    Officer was coming to aid of woman when hit by bat
    A Chicago police officer was coming to the aid of a woman being beaten with a baseball bat when the attacker turned on the officer and struck him twice in the head, prosecutors said today as the suspect was ordered held without bail on attempted murder...
  • Englewood sees 2 homicides

    Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
  • First lady cites Chicago violence in CBS interview

    First lady cites Chicago violence in CBS interview
    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...
  • First lady to visit Harper High in West Englewood

    — 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...
  • Michelle Obama: Violence against kids 'personal'

    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...
  • Austin sees 2 homicides in 1 day

    Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
  • 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...