| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:58 PM
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,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:34 PM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 AM
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,”...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:29 AM
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...
| May 17, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:51 AM
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...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:28 AM
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....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 12:19 PM
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'...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:05 PM
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...