| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:25 AM
A 20-year-old Indiana resident died Saturday evening after being shot early that morning in the South Chicago neighborhood, authorities said.
The Cook County medical examiner's office identified him as Hakeem Walton, of the 1100 block of 170th Place...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Officials in south suburban Hazel Crest said Monday they are seeking a "known offender" after a 20-year-old man was shot dead outside his home Saturday night.
Hazel Crest Village Manager James Whigham said Tyler Randolph was targeted by an assailant who...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 5:34 AM
Seven people were hurt, at least five seriously, in shootings on the South and West sides late Monday.
Four of the injured were hurt in a single shooting on the Far South Side, and all four were taken to local hospitals in serious-to-critical condition,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Police are investigating the death of a homeless man who was found in flames near his make-shift shelter in Oak Lawn Tuesday evening, officials said.
The man was found after police received a call at 9:31 p.m. that a person was on fire at 99th Place...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Two men were killed and at least 11 people were wounded -- one of them by police -- in shootings from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning across Chicago, police said.
One of the fatal shootings occurred around 12:40 a.m. when a gunman emerged...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:58 AM
A man died Tuesday night after being hit by a train in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side.
Paramedics were called to the 11400 block of South Wentworth Avenue for a person hit by a train about 8 p.m. and took the victim in serious-to-...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Matteson man suspected of shooting a man in a Beverly neighborhood building on Wednesday.
Police today issued a news release announcing that David Twine, 31, of Matteson, is wanted in connection with a...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A 15-year-old boy was shot dead Thursday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, officials said.
The boy was declared dead at 9:35 p.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Cook County prosecutors have charged a fourth man in connection with the 2010 slaying of a woman and two children following a botched robbery in Harvey.
Defendant Darryl Lloyd, 29, was denied bond today at the Markham courthouse. Lloyd and three other...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 5:46 PM
A man wanted on charges of stabbing two of his brothers-in-law outside an Oak Lawn hospital has been arrested in Michigan, police said today.
Kamal Yasin, 32, was arrested about 8 p.m. Sunday in Dearborn, Mich., and is expected to appear before a...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 10:44 PM
A man extradited from South Dakota has been charged with pushing a woman out of a third-story window on the South Side in the summer of 2011, police said.
Daniel E. Neasom, 29, is charged with murder in the death of Cynthia M. Barnes, 39. He was...