| Sep 17, 2012
| 2:40 AM
A 25-year-old man was shot and killed this morning near his Southwest Side home and the suspected gunman was taken into police custody, authorities said.
The victim was shot in the head and chest as he sat inside his vehicle near his home in the 4500...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 10:17 AM
A Sauk Village man died Wednesday night, a day after police found him shot on the street in the south suburb, authorities said.
Zonnie Johnson, 20, of the 22400 block of Clyde Avenue in Sauk Village, was declared dead at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday at Advocate...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 4:40 AM
A man was killed and a person critically hurt in separate shootings on the South Side overnight, police said.
The fatal shooting occurred about 9 p.m. Monday in the 8800 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in the Burnside neighborhood, police said,...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Someone fatally shot a 17-year-old boy in the head Friday night in the Pill Hill neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said, and a 33-year-old man was killed later in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Six others were...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Two 16-year-old boys were killed, and four other people were wounded, in separate shootings within hours on the South Side.
One of the 16-year-olds, Nathaniel Gonzalez, was standing on the sidewalk in the 5900 block of South Laflin Street in the...
| Jul 25, 2012
To illustrate the early problems the state is having as it makes large-scale cuts to its Medicaid program, consider the new limit on prescription drugs.
For the most part, low-income people used to be able to get an unlimited number of prescriptions...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:10 AM
A mother of three young children became the second person to die from a gang-related shooting at a Southeast Side park that also left a 17-year-old boy dead, authorities said this morning.
The woman, Janeen Hancock, 34, was pronounced dead at John H....
| Feb 12, 2012
| 4:32 AM
A man who used a van as a battering ram to break into a garage, then knocked an off-duty police officer to the ground and kept driving was shot and fatally injured by the officer in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:55 AM
A Blue Island man was cited for DUI after his SUV struck and killed a man unloading a beer truck, pinning him against a CTA bus Monday in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Charles Kimbrough, 45, and a co-worker were unloading the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:14 PM
A Blue Island man who faces DUI charges after his SUV struck and killed a man unloading a beer truck in Chicago's Morgan Park neighborhood Monday had a blood-alchol level more than three times the legal limit, prosecutors said.
Walter Thompson, 30, of...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Three men were killed and at least seven other people wounded in separate overnight shootings across the city, Chicago police said this morning.
In the latest fatal shooting, police said a 47-year-old man sitting inside a vehicle was shot in chest by...