| Jan 6, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Chicago police were conducting homicide investigations after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday evening on the South Side and another man died following a West Side stabbing.
About 7 p.m. Sunday, two people approached the 19-year-old in a front...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:26 PM
A 40-year-old nurse and mother of three died of strangulation, not the fire that ravaged her Oak Forest home this week, police said this afternoon.
Erica L. Rodriguez’s death has been ruled a homicide after an autopsy by the Cook County medical...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 4:04 AM
Three people were shot, one fatally, in separate overnight shootings on the city's South and Northwest Sides.
Shortly after 2 a.m., a 20-year-old man was shot in the back of his head while riding in a car on the city's South Side.
| Dec 23, 2012
| 7:24 AM
A 59-year-old pedestrian died early this morning after being struck Saturday in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood on the Far South Side.
The man, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Morris Giles of the 9000 block of South Chappel...
| 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,...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:56 PM
A flashlight used to point the way during an Oak Lawn home invasion more than a year ago ended up pointing the way to a suspect, police said today, thanks to DNA and detectives who wouldn't give up.
On Aug. 4, 2011 a 69-year-old homeowner and her 68-...
| 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...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 11:41 AM
A man shot in an Englewood alley a month ago has died, authorities said.
The man, identified as Bernard Colin, 33, was declared dead at 12:05 p.m. Saturday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to the Cook County medical examiner's...
| May 26, 2013
| 6:15 PM
A 34-year-old man was critically wounded this afternoon in a domestic-related stabbing on the West Side while two women were shot in a separate incident.
The stabbing happened about 2:45 p.m. near Monitor and North avenues in the city's North Austin...