| Jan 18, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A former Chicago police officer was found guilty today of committing perjury when she testified in a battery trial more than two years ago, according to the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Sylshina London, a former Gresham District...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Two young men were shot to death during another night of gun violence in Chicago Friday: One inside a well-lit restaurant along a West Side thoroughfare, the other in a dark gangway on a South Side block populated by vacant brick buildings.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Chicago police today announced arrests and drug seizures as part of an ongoing investigation on the South Side that also closed down an area of open-air heroin sales.
A Narcotics Unified Enforcement Mission investigation targeted areas of the Grand...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A man was killed and nine other people wounded in shootings in Chicago from late Friday afternoon into Saturday morning, authorities said.
The one person who did not survive overnight attacks was shot outside a party in the 8400 block of South Constance...
| May 22, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Austin saw three homicides last weekend, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, a 53-year-old man was shot to death in the 300 block of South Cicero Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 27-year-old man was fatally shot in...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Twelve people were displaced by a fire in the basement of a South Side apartment building this morning, officials said.
The fire started before 6 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Aberdeen Street in the Gresham neighborhood, Chicago Fire Department...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Six teens were shot, two fatally, in five attacks on the North, South and West sides this afternoon, authorities said.
A shooting about 11:50 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy, police said.
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A 17-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side this afternoon, according to police and the Chicago Fire Department.
Someone in a passing vehicle opened fire and shot the 17-year-old boy in the arm and...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:00 PM
An 18-year-old man who was on life support after being shot Sunday afternoon has died from his injuries, officials said.
Keith G. Spencer, of the 8100 block of South Damen, was pronounced dead today at Advocate Christ Medical Center, according to the...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A Chicago police officer was injured when a motorist grabbed her by her bulletproof vest and sped off, dragging the officer and flinging her to the ground, authorities said.
The Gresham District officer, 30, had pulled over an SUV a little after 9 p.m....