| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:27 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:48 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:04 PM
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...
| 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-...
| 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...