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West Pullman

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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,”...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Firefighters extinguish West Pullman blaze, no injuries

    Firefighters extinguish West Pullman blaze, no injuries
    No one was injured but six people were displaced after a fire erupted at a building in the West Pullman neighborhood. The blaze started about 1:45 p.m. on the second level of a 2-story building in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue on the city'...
  • Prosecutors: 90 years for serial rapist convicted in first attack

    Prosecutors: 90 years for serial rapist convicted in first attack
    A man prosecutors called a serial rapist and murderer was sentenced to 90 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections today for the first of multiple brutal attacks that he’s been charged with, authorities said. Cook County Judge Joseph...