| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:12 AM
A Chicago police officer and two other people were injured in overnight fires that displaced at least 10 people from Lawndale and Englewood neighborhood homes.
The 31-year-old police officer was injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Harrison Court...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Too few businesses in Englewood give back to the embattled and poverty-stricken neighborhood, according to Sunni Powell, owner of Powell's Barber Shop.
To kick off the start of the new school year, Powell and seven barbers from his shop at 1139 W....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 5:03 AM
One man is dead and two others are wounded after overnight shootings on the city's South and West sides, authorities said.
About 11:30 p.m. Sunday, a 25-year-old man was shot in the 6400 block of South Morgan Street, Chicago Police Department News...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A man and two teens were charged with the murder of a man who was found dead Monday in a trash can on the South Side.
Bryan Perkins, 32, and two boys, 17 and 16, were all charged with first degree murder and concealment of a homicidal death, police...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A Chicago police officer was coming to the aid of a woman being beaten with a baseball bat when the attacker turned on the officer and struck him twice in the head, prosecutors said today as the suspect was ordered held without bail on attempted murder...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:27 AM
One person was killed and at least four other people were wounded in shootings on the South and Southwest sides overnight, police said.
Around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, a gunman walked up and shot two men as they stood on a corner in the 6700 block of...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
| Aug 19, 2013
Thousands of years is an awfully long period of time. You might think that life was unimaginably different in the ancient Middle East, and that we today, working at our 21st century jobs, would find it unrecognizable.
But it turns out that when it comes...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Authorities are questioning a man suspected of beating a Chicago police officer as the officer tried to break up a fight in the West Englewood neighborhood over the weekend.
The 29-year-old man was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. Monday in the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:38 AM
A man in his 40s was injured this morning in a shooting in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened on the 6700 block of South Loomis Boulevard at about 10:10 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Michael...