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  • Man shot to death in car in South Side alley

    Man shot to death in car in South Side alley
    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,...
  • Cops: Man trying to buy pot shot in leg in West Englewood

    Cops: Man trying to buy pot shot in leg in West Englewood
    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...
  • 3 wounded in separate shootings on South and West Sides

    3 wounded in separate shootings on South and West Sides
    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...
  • 1 injured in crash involving fire truck on South Side

    1 injured in crash involving fire truck on South Side
    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...
  • 'This American Life' tackles Chicago violence

    'This American Life' tackles Chicago violence
    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....
  • 15 homicides in 1 week

    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...
  • Cops: No injuries in South Side shooting witnessed by police

    Cops: No injuries in South Side shooting witnessed by police
    A Chicago police officer fired on a gunman who fired shots into a crowd of people in the West Englewood neighborhood on the city's South Side, authorities said this morning. No one was struck by the gunfire during the brief shootout that occurred in...
  • 2 killed, 5 hurt in overnight shootings

    2 killed, 5 hurt in overnight shootings
    Two men were shot dead and at least five others wounded in several separate overnight shootings across the South Side, Chicago police said. In the latest deadly shooting, police said that two bicycle-riding gunmen opened fire on a 27-year-old man sitting...
  • Police officer kills gunman in West Englewood

    Police officer kills gunman in West Englewood
    A Chicago police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old gunman who opened fire on two other people this morning in the South Side's West Englewood neighborhood, authorities said. No officers were hurt and one person was being questioned by authorities...
  • Judge: Bail set at $75K for man who shot himself

    Judge: Bail set at $75K for man who shot himself
    Prosecutors say a Chicago man shot himself in the foot figuratively and in the ankle literally early Saturday morning. After Clarence Patterson, 23, accidentally fired a round from a nickel-plated .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun into his ankle early...
  • 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...