| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Chicago police shot a man who turned toward them with a gun while running early Saturday morning, according to officials, one of two overnight shooting incidents that involved officers.
Police tried to stop the man they eventually shot, along with two...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 5:38 PM
A man was fatally shot in a car in a West Englewood alley this morning, police said.
The man was identified as Eric Saunders, 34, of the 5000 block of South Damen Avenue, and was declared dead at 10:30 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:19 PM
A 24-year-old man who was in the process of buying marijuana was shot in the leg this evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened at about 8 p.m. on the 6700 block of South Hoyne Avenue, said Chicago Police News Affairs...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Three people were wounded today in separate shootings on the city's South and West sides, officials said.
The latest shooting happened shortly after 2 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Winchester Avenue in the city's West Englewood neighborhood, said...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 5:08 AM
A 15-year-old boy released from police custody on Friday was among five people shot through early Saturday morning, according to police.
The boy was shot About 2 p.m. on the 6400 block of South Claremont Avenue in the West Englewood neighborhood, said...
| Apr 10, 2013
— 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...
| Apr 11, 2013
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...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:03 AM
One person was injured this morning in a crash involving a fire truck on the South Side in the city's West Englewood neighborhood.
The crash happened shortly before 11 a.m. near the intersection of Garfield Boulevard and Ashland Avenue, according to...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Austin, Chicago Lawn and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 22-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were shot to death Tuesday in the 5900 block of South...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Three people were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side Friday night, one of three overnight shooting incidents on the South Side that left six people wounded, officials said.
At 9:19 p.m. fire paramedics were called to the 7200 block...