| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:57 AM
One man has died and five other people were shot Tuesday afternoon and evening on the south side, officials said.
About 9:25 p.m. a 22-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk on the 11600 block of South Bishop Street when he was shot in the head, said...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:59 PM
At least seven people have been wounded citywide during six shootings from Saturday night through early Sunday, officials said.
Police had earlier said that a 48-year-old man was shot in the back as he sat in his vehicle in the 100 block of East...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A West Pullman man has been charged with attempted murder after he shot a man over a dispute involving a cell phone, police said.
Letroy Fields, 34, is accused of shooting a 30-year-old man on a front porch in the 11600 block of South Harvard Avenue at...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 30-year-old man was critically hurt when someone opened fire during a dispute involving a cell phone early this morning in the Far South Side's West Pullman neighborhood, police said....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Chicago police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man whose decomposed body was found this morning inside a West Pullman apartment with a gunshot wound to the head.
Police were called to the Far South Side apartment in the 200 block of East...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A man was shot found to death in an alley in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday night, police said.
Reginald Jackson, 22, was found shot in the 4400 block of West Adams Street about 7:45 p.m. After an autopsy today, the Cook County medical...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:23 AM
They don't make jazz pianists like Jodie Christian anymore.
The admired Chicago artist, who died last year at age 80, sounded like no one else in jazz, the ingenuity of his harmonies matched by the luster of his touch.
So when musicians from across...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:33 AM
A bid to restore a South Side elementary school building's connection to track star Jesse Owens after a name change earlier this year that many considered culturally tone-deaf will face a final vote later this month, officials said Wednesday.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:56 AM
A Far South Side community took the first formal steps Wednesday toward restoring the name of Olympic legend Jesse Owens to an area school.
Owens, the African-American track star whose gold medal-winning performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics was...