| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Protestors who were evicted from their makeshift tent-city near a South Side mental health clinic say they were evicted overnight by Chicago Police—but shouldn’t have been.
Early this morning, police officers took down the tents, telling...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Chicago police dismantled tents and arrested 10 people camped out on a vacant lot outside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic to protest the shuttering of city clinics.
Those arrested late Monday night said they were members of the Mental Health Movement,...
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year.
Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:55 PM
A 28-year-old pregnant woman found dead in her ransacked South Side apartment Saturday died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to authorities.
The woman, identified as Lekiah White by the Cook County medical examiner's office, died of a...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:47 AM
Arson investigators have determined that someone intententially set a fire in a vacant Burnside neighborhood home that preceded an explosion there overnight, police said.
Firefighters returned to the home this morning where investigators had been...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Humboldt Park recorded homicides on three consecutive days in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 36-year-old woman was shot to death in the 3300 block of West North Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 21-...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Chicago police found two roommates dead inside their Woodlawn home Friday night and arrested a third roommate in connection with the shooting.
Police are still gathering details about the shooting, which happened before 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 6500...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Three people were killed and five others wounded in shootings across the city Friday night, according to authorities.
Two people were found dead inside a Woodlawn home in the 6500 block of South Kenwood Avenue after police were called to the scene...