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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cops: No injuries in South Side shooting witnessed by police

    Cops: No injuries in South Side shooting witnessed by police
    A Chicago police officer fired on a gunman who fired shots into a crowd of people in the West Englewood neighborhood on the city's South Side, authorities said this morning. No one was struck by the gunfire during the brief shootout that occurred in...