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West Englewood

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  • Autopsy: Girl, 2, was beaten to death

    Autopsy: Girl, 2, was beaten to death
    A 2-year-old girl from Chicago’s South Side was remembered by neighbors as happy, energetic and healthy Sunday night, not yet a day after she died. Layla Stewart, of the 2000 block of West 69th Place in the West Englewood neighborhood was...
  • West Garfield Park logs 2 homicides in 3 days

    West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
  • One in custody for shooting at Chicago squad car

    One in custody for shooting at Chicago squad car
    Charges are pending against one person who is being questioned for shooting at and damaging a marked Chicago Police Department squad car just before midnight Monday night in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said. No one was injured, according...
  • Charges filed following death of 2 children in West Englewood blaze

    Charges filed following death of 2 children in West Englewood blaze
    Two women are facing child endangerment charges following the death of two children during a fire early Saturday in their West Englewood neigborhood home. Tatiana Meakens, 23, and Britany Meakens, 22, both of the 6400 block of South Paulina Avenue, were...
  • Father calls for state's attorney to prosecute officer who shot his son

    Father calls for state's attorney to prosecute officer who shot his son
    The father of an unarmed man shot and killed by a Chicago police officer over the summer called Wednesday for Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez to bring criminal charges against the officer. Speaking with a microphone at Daley Plaza while...
  • Chicago cop under scrutiny for 3 shootings, 2 of them fatal

    Chicago cop under scrutiny for 3 shootings, 2 of them fatal
    In the video, Flint Farmer was lying on the grass between the curb and the sidewalk. It was shortly before 2 a.m. on a June morning in the West Englewood neighborhood, and Farmer had been shot by a Chicago police officer. Then, according to the video, the...
  • Police misconduct cases drag on for years

    Police misconduct cases drag on for years
    A Chicago police officer cracked Greg Larkins' head open with a baton back in 2006, requiring him to be stitched up at a hospital. Within a few days, several relatives of Larkins who said they witnessed the allegedly unprovoked attack gave statements...
  • Detectives warn South Side businesses of robberies

    Police today warned businesses in three South Side neighborhoods to watch out for a man who has robbed two businesses in the area this week. In both robberies, a man entered a business, displayed a shotgun and announced a robbery, according to an alert...
  • Man killed in South Side shooting

    Chicago police have started a homicide investigation into the shooting death of a man found on a South Side street early this morning, police said this morning. Police were called to the 5700 block of South Winchester Avenue in West Englewood where they...
  • Shootings across city leave 9 wounded

    Shootings across city leave 9 wounded
    Nine people were shot Thursday night and Friday morning, according to police, including two teens and three men in separate attacks in the Englewood and West Englewood neighborhoods. A 20-year-old was shot in the 5100 block of South Archer Avenue about...
  • 4 injured in South Side fire

    4 injured in South Side fire
    Two adults and two infants were injured this afternoon in a fire at a building on the South Side in the city's West Englewood neighborhood. The fire broke out shortly after 1 p.m. at a building located at 5923 S. Damen Ave., according to Chicago Fire...