| Aug 9, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Two men were shot dead and at least five others wounded in several separate overnight shootings across the South Side, Chicago police said.
In the latest deadly shooting, police said that two bicycle-riding gunmen opened fire on a 27-year-old man sitting...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:48 AM
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old gunman who opened fire on two other people this morning in the South Side's West Englewood neighborhood, authorities said.
No officers were hurt and one person was being questioned by authorities...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Prosecutors say a Chicago man shot himself in the foot figuratively and in the ankle literally early Saturday morning.
After Clarence Patterson, 23, accidentally fired a round from a nickel-plated .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun into his ankle early...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Two men were killed and four others were injured in shootings Sunday night on the South Side as continuing violence brought to six the number of people fatally shot in the city on the first weekend of summer.
About 9:30 p.m., two men were sitting in a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
| 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-...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:14 PM
William Rainey Harper High School, in West Englewood, is known for a few things.
It has a really good football team for its size.
In 2010 it was featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for its success in boosting a dismal academic record....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:31 PM
Two men who were rescued by firefighters were taken to a hospital this morning from a South Side house fire, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The blaze erupted about 9:15 a.m. at a 2-story home in the 6400 block of South Marshfield Avenue in...