| May 3, 2014
| 2:47 PM
A South Side mother accused of shaking and injuring her newborn boy was ordered held Saturday on $200,000 bail.
Prosecutors said Victoria Davis, 25, took her 2-month-old to the University of Illinois Hospital emergency room on March 1 and said the...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:04 PM
At least 36 people were shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, in as many hours over the weekend, with more than half of the shootings occurring over a half-day period stretching into early Sunday.
Officers responded to at least 27 incidents, starting...
| Jan 22, 2014
John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge.
"He was an amazing figure who lived his values more clearly than almost...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Four Chicago community areas logged their second homicides of 2014 in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Each of the community areas--Austin, Englewood, South Shore and Woodlawn--saw their first homicide of the year in...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Buoyed by a less violent spring, Chicago posted a nearly 17 percent decrease in homicides in 2013 compared with 2012, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Chicago logged 435 homicides last year, compared with 521 killings in 2012,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:56 PM
A 17-year-old girl suffered a graze wound in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood Wednesday afternoon after a fight at a party, authorities said.
The girl was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital following the shooting in the 6400 block of South...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:47 AM
One man shot to death on the West Side and another critically injured in a robbery attempt nearby were among at least five people shot in Chicago Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, authorities said.
In West Garfield Park, a 48-year-old man was...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A man was shot multiple times and seriously injured this afternoon on the South Side in the city's Woodlawn neighborhood.
The shooting happened about 4:18 p.m. on the 6100 block of South Kimbark Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:02 PM
A 24-year-old man was wounded Sunday afternoon in a shooting on the South Side in the city's Woodlawn neighborhood.
The man was shot about 3:44 p.m. in the 600 block of East 67th Street, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Sgt. Antoinette...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
A 26-year-old man has died and two other men were injured after they were shot this afternoon in the North Kenwood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting was reported at 4:57 p.m. on the 4500 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, said Chicago Police News...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Chicago police believe drugs and alcohol may have played a factor in a two-vehicle crash that left an 18-year-old female passenger dead, officials said.
The crash happened about 2:26 a.m., Chicago Police Department at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue...