| May 27, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A 52-year-old Chicago man has been ordered held without bail after being charged with killing his two roommates Friday on the South Side, police said today.
Michael Myrieckes, of the 6500 block of South Kenwood avenue,was charged with two counts of first...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Chicago police shot and wounded a man who pointed a gun at officers during a chase through the Woodlawn neighborhood, authorities said.
Another man was injured when he was struck by a police car responding to the scene, officials said. Neither man...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 5:33 PM
A man was shot and critically injured in the Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side this afternoon, police said.
The man, age 21, was shot in the chest in the 9600 block of South Woodlawn Avenue about 4:48 p.m., said Chicago Police News...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 7:40 AM
A 14-year-old boy was killed and 13 other people were wounded by gunfire across the city Friday night into Saturday morning, including a gang-related shooting near the Lincoln Park Zoo, authorities said.
Antonio Davis, of the 8000 block of South Eberhart...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 1:12 AM
A 17-year-old boy was found dead in an alley after being shot in the head and torso Thursday night in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, police said.
Police found him an alley the 6200 block of South Eberhart Avenue at about 10 p.m., according to a Chicago...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 7:55 AM
Chicago police issued a community alert this morning warning parents of an attempted child abduction in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
About 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, a 13-year-old girl was walking on the 600 block of East Marquette...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:35 AM
A 15-story apartment building in the Woodlawn neighborhood was evacuated this morning after high carbon monoxide levels were detected in the building this morning, officials said.
Fire department officials were summoned to the Jackson Park Terrace...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 7:32 AM
A violent Saturday left a 16-year-old boy and a man dead and five others wounded in separate shootings on the South Side.
The boy killed was identified as Dale Fisher, of the 7700 block of South Langley Avenue, according to a spokesman for the Cook...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 6:59 PM
One person is in custody following a shooting that left a 21-year-old man dead and an 18-year-old man injured in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, officials said.
Chicago Police Sgt. Jason Janopoulos said the suspect was arrested after police recovered a...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:27 PM
A Woodlawn man was charged with first-degree murder today in the shooting death of 18-year-old Devon Varner in September.
Christopher Hughes, 24, was responsible for the gunshot wound to Varner’s back that ultimately killed him, according to the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Chicago this week reached 250 homicides for 2012--the worst start to a year in nine years, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
The city has not reached the 250-homicide mark for the first half of the year since 2003, which saw 286...