| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Chicago police wounded a gunman after seeing him fatally shoot a man late in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, police union officials say.
The shooting occurred at about 10 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Marshfield Avenue, according to Pat...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:19 PM
A 24-year-old man was charged today with fatally shooting a man and later firing at officers who saw the slaying and tried to apprehend him, officials said.
Jason Walker of the 7100 block of South Union Street was charged with first-degree murder,...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:05 AM
Two men in their late teens were killed in separate shootings on the South Side overnight, Chicago police said.
The first slaying occurred at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 6900 block of South Princeton Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, police said....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 14, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Hosted by: HL Richards High School 10601 S. Central Oak Lawn, IL 60453
We will have numerous model train displays and operating layouts,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:29 AM
A man was fatally shot and his uncle critically wounded late Monday in a shooting on the Southwest Side less than a half hour after a separate double shooting less than a mile away, Chicago police said.
The shootings didn't appear related, authorites...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 5:23 PM
The father of a 4-month-old girl fatally injured while in his care in South Chicago Heights this week was charged this evening with the girl’s murder, police said.
Jonathan Ortiz, 23, father of Sophia Ortiz, 4 months, was charged with murder this...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Three men were shot and critically wounded in the West Englewood neighborhood today.
Someone shot the three about 11:25 a.m. in the 7400 block of South Ashland Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak.
An unknown person walked...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 3:20 AM
A 16-year-old boy died this morning, hours after he was shot in the head while standing on the front porch of his home on the city's Southwest Side, police said.
Killed was Joseph Briggs, of the 6100 block of South Rockwell Street, according to the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Another weekend of shootings in Chicago had claimed six lives and wounded dozens more as of Sunday evening, police said. The shootings occurred from late Friday afternoon through Sunday across the city. About 40 people suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds in...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Two men died of multiple gunshot wounds and five others were wounded, including a pregnant 17-year-old girl, in several shootings across the city late Monday into this morning, authorities said.
A 20-year-old Markham man was shot multiple times just...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 11:10 AM
An Oak Lawn woman has been charged with battery after she spent her mile-long ride in an Oak Lawn squad car spitting on the arresting officer and cursing him authorities say.
Officers finally placed a "spit hood" on Tiffany N. Miller, 17, during the...