| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:40 AM
A 26-year-old man was fatally shot a short distance from his home in the city's West Englewood neighborhood on the city's South Side, Chicago police said this morning.
Killed was Cornelius Jordan of the 6800 block of South Wood Street, according to the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Six homicides were logged in Chicago on Friday, making it the deadliest day of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Three of the homicides that day occurred in the Chatham community area, according to officials.
At about 3:30 a....
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:12 AM
A 32-year-old parolee was killed in a hail of gunfire on a front porch in the West Englewood neighborhood, Chicago police said this morning.
The drive-by shooting happened at about 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 6600 block of South Oakley Avenue, police said....
| Sep 20, 2011
| 5:52 PM
Two men were shot and injured this evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, police said.
The incident happened at about 7 p.m. near 71st and Paulina streets, said Chicago Police Officer Darryl Baety.
A 29-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:38 PM
South Lawndale saw two homicides in one day last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Saturday, a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 2500 block of South Spaulding Avenue and a 28-year-old man was stabbed to death in the 2600...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 1:37 AM
Three people were shot Saturday night and early Sunday morning in three separate incidents, police said.
A 20-year-old was shot four times in the 7500 block of South East End Avenue just after 10:30 p.m. tonight, police said, citing preliminary reports....
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:46 PM
About 7,000 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $20 Million was confiscated today by police from a West Englewood warehouse, Chicago police officials said.
The marijuana was found bundled and hidden among pallets of cilantro im the warehouse in the...