| 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...
| 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....
| Feb 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Chicago's West Englewood neighborhood is on alert after a 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted at gunpoint.
Witnesses helped police construct a sketch of the suspect.
Community activists, along with Alderman Joann Thompson of the 16th Ward walked the...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Chicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show.
Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:18 PM
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death on a West Englewood street this afternoon, police said.
The boy was shot in the head in the 1400 block of West 73rd Street at about 2:40 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Daniel O'Brien.
The victim was...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Chicago ended the first quarter of 2012 last week with 118 homicides, the worst first quarter for homicides in nine years, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
The city recorded 50 homicides in March, up from 22 homicides in March 2011,...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 10:36 AM
A handyman was found shot to death in a vacant West Englewood neighborhood building this week, three days after the company he worked for last heard from him, police said.
Khalifa Hicks, 47, of the 6700 block of South Laflin Street, died of multiple...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:04 PM
Fourteen people were wounded in separate shootings across the city Thursday.
Two people were shot at 50 W. 85th Street about 11:45 p.m., just west of the Dan Ryan Expressway, police said.
They were sitting in a vehicle when another dark-colored...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Chicago Police arrested a person who shot at them this afternoon while they were serving a search warrant in the West Englewood neighborhood.
No one was hit when the shooter fired at 12:55 p.m. from inside a home in the 7300 block of South Wood Street,...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Someone shot two teenagers tonight in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
Police were called to the 7000 block of South Damen Avenue because two teen males who appeared to be between the ages of 15 and 19 were each shot in their left feet,...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Rogers Park saw three homicides in three days in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men, ages 26 and 27, were shot to death Monday in the 7600 block of North Sheridan Road, police said. Three days earlier, a 15-year-...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Six people were shot on the South Side on Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police.
One man, who appeared to be in his 20s, was killed on the 600 block of East 90th Place in the Burnside neighborhood, police said. He was found in the street...