| Jan 20, 2013
| 9:24 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:43 AM
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...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 4:47 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2011
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...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2012
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...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 3:36 PM
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...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 6:52 AM
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...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 3:39 AM
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...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 12:23 PM
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...