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  • Teen killed, 11 wounded in city shootings

    Teen killed, 11 wounded in city shootings
    A 17-year-old boy was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon and night. The night's lone homicide happened about 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of West Polk Street in the city's East Garfield Park...
  • Historic fraternity will hold a college signing day for students

    Historic fraternity will hold a college signing day for students
    When accomplished athletes decide what professional team they will play for, there is a grand announcement with applause and cheers.   Although recent high school graduates involved in the Kappa League aren’t touting their athletic accomplishments,...
  • Police: Murder charges filed against West Pullman man

    Police: Murder charges filed against West Pullman man
    Murder charges have been filed against a 22-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a man during an armed robbery in April on the West Side, police said. Shannon Williams, 22, was charged with murder and three counts of robbery, according to a...
  • Police alert: 3 women sexually assaulted in West Pullman

    Police alert: 3 women sexually assaulted in West Pullman
    Chicago police are warning West Pullman residents about a man who has sexually assaulted at least three women at gunpoint in recent weeks. The man has attacked women in the Calumet District in the area of 124th Street to around 129th Street near...
  • Far South Side man accused of firing into Blue Island park

    Far South Side man accused of firing into Blue Island park
    A Blue Island man’s Wednesday morning stroll with his stepson ended with shots fired and a car chase this week, prosecutors said today. The pair were walking in the south suburb near Centennial Park about 7:50 a.m. when the man looked across the...
  • 2 areas log 1st homicide of 2014

    Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...
  • Grandmother of slain boy, 15: 'He went just like his father'

    Grandmother of slain boy, 15: 'He went just like his father'
    The grandmother of a 15-year-old boy slain in the West Pullman neighborhood on Mother’s Day said her grandson died just like his father four years ago: gunned down on a Chicago street. “He went just like his father. He got shot twice,”...
  • 15-year-old killed, 6 others wounded in city shootings

    15-year-old killed, 6 others wounded in city shootings
    A 15-year-old boy was killed and at least six other people were shot in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said. Including those attacked Sunday, at least four people have been shot to death and...
  • 14% of Chicago homicide victims are female

    Three women were shot to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, a 14-year-old girl was shot to death in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard in New City, police said....
  • Police beef up as street violence rises

    Police beef up as street violence rises
    The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather. The extra officers...
  • Man hurt in Far South Side shooting

    Man hurt in Far South Side shooting
    A 24-year-old man was shot in the foot in the West Pullman neighborhood Sunday night, police said. The man told police he was walking on the sidewalk in the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue on the Far South Side when he heard gunfire about 10:15 p.m....