| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:03 AM
A third-year biochemistry student at the University of Chicago went missing Wednesday night, and his family suspects Austin Hudson-Lapore, 20, had ventured out to watch the storms passing through the city.
At a press conference Friday night, his father,...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A man was shot when he struggled with two would-be robbers in the Woodlawn neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The condition of the man, 25, was stabilized at the University of Chicago Medical Center following the attack in the 6600 block of...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:12 PM
A three-vehicle crash near the south end of Jackson Park sent eight people to hospitals this afternoon, including one critically injured adult and several young children, authorities said.
The crash involving two minivans and a sedan a little before 4...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Police are looking for a man who stabbed a 15-year-old girl in the thigh this morning in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
The incident happened on a sidewalk in the 1400 block of East 64th Street at 10:36 a.m., Chicago Police Department News...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Chicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show.
Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 7:29 AM
In support of First Lady Michelle Obama's call to Americans to support Veterans, Prosperity House Recovery Support Agency (PHRSA), a nonprofit entity, is hosting their 3rd Annual Leaf Award Fundraiser titled "Covering A Community". The keynote speaker...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Chicago ended the first quarter of 2012 last week with 118 homicides, the worst first quarter for homicides in nine years, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
The city recorded 50 homicides in March, up from 22 homicides in March 2011,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:58 AM
A man arguing with his girlfriend was stabbed to death by her mother in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Monday, police said.
The 32-year-old man was pronounced dead at 4:08 p.m. after he was stabbed at his home, according to the Cook County medical...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:20 AM
One person was killed and at least 13 people were wounded in South and West Side shootings that started Sunday afternoon and continued overnight, police said.
Five of the injured were under the age of 16.
About 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Darrius Boyd, 25, was...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A Chicago man was arrested earlier this week in the fatal shooting of a teenager last year who he argued with outside a Woodlawn neighborhood gas station, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
The break in the long-dormant case came when a witness...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 5:12 PM
A 21-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday night in the Woodlawn community.
Police discovered the man lying on the street with a gun shot wound to the chest around 9:30 p.m.
He was rushed to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
It was one of...