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  • Man shot to death in South Side drive-by

    Man shot to death in South Side drive-by
    A 20-year-old man died after being wounded in a drive-by shooting down the block from his home in theGresham neighborhood on the South Side this morning, authorities said. Darius Jones, 20, of the 8100 block of South Winchester Avenue, was declared...
  • Toddler struck, killed by vehicle on Southwest Side

    Toddler struck, killed by vehicle on Southwest Side
    A 2-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side this evening. The boy was struck about 5:05 p.m. on the 3000 block of West Columbus Avenue, according to preliminary information reported to the...
  • Man dies after being found shot inside vehicle on South Side

    Man dies after being found shot inside vehicle on South Side
    A 23-year-old man was found shot in the head this afternoon inside of a vehicle in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, and he later died, officials said.   Shortly after 2 p.m., officers responded to the 8800 block of South Beverly Avenue where...
  • Driver ticketed in accident that killed toddler, injured grandmother

    Driver ticketed in accident that killed toddler, injured grandmother
    A 23-month-old girl died Saturday after she and her grandmother were struck by a vehicle on the South Side, officials said. The driver of the vehicle, Dana Cross, 45, of the 10700 block of South Eggleston Avenue was issued one citation for failing to...
  • 6 hurt in overnight shootings on South Side

    6 hurt in overnight shootings on South Side
    Three people were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side Friday night, one of three overnight shooting incidents on the South Side that left six people wounded, officials said. At 9:19 p.m. fire paramedics were called to the 7200 block...
  • Undocumented immigrant's hospital stay stretches to 2 years

    Undocumented immigrant's hospital stay stretches to 2 years
    Instead of bouquets of freshly cut flowers, potted houseplants line the windowsill in hospital Room 537. Like a hostess in her own home, Barbara Latasiewicz offers visitors beverages from the minifridge given to her by hospital staff one Christmas. After...
  • 1 fatally shot, 1 wounded on Far South Side

    Two men were shot this afternoon, one fatally, on a street on the city's Far South Side, Chicago police said. Both victims were wounded about 1:40 p.m. in the 11500 block of South Champlain Avenue, a police spokesman said, citing preliminary reports....
  • At least 4 wounded in Chicago shootings

    A teen was shot and wounded Saturday night, one of at least four people wounded in shootings on Chicago streets. A 15-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the foot while walking in 1100 block of West 18th Place in the Pilsen neighborhood about 8:30...
  • Toddler killed in back-over accident

    A 3-year-old Bridgeview boy was killed this afternoon when a relative backing out of a driveway backed over him, police said. The boy was struck at about 12:45 p.m. in the 8100 block of South Odell Avenue, according to Bridgeview Police Sgt. Joe...
  • 1 killed, 1 injured in South Side crash

    A Chicago Heights man was killed and another person was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. One victim, the driver of the vehicle involved according to police, was dead on the scene;...
  • Parolee shot dead in West Englewood neighborhood

    Parolee shot dead in West Englewood neighborhood
    A 32-year-old parolee was killed in a hail of gunfire on a front porch in the West Englewood neighborhood, Chicago police said this morning. The drive-by shooting happened at about 4:50 p.m. Tuesday in the 6600 block of South Oakley Avenue, police said....