Family Says Slain 13-Year-Old Boy A ‘Smart Kid,’ Had No Gang TiesJust 13 years-old, Leonardo Betancourt was shot to death while inside a moving car Monday.
4 Dead, 6 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across ChicagoAbout 10:30 p.m., a man was shot to death in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
2 Dead, 6 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoOne man was killed and another was critically wounded in a shooting at 4:37 p.m. in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.
Woman Found Dead In South Side AlleyA 42-year-old woman was found dead, apparently beaten, in a South Side alley early Friday, police said.
Four Homes Damaged In Back Of The Yards FireThe fire started around 1:30 a.m. at a home in the 4600 block of South Honore Street, and quickly spread to three other homes.
8 Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across ChicagoThe most recent shooting happened about 10:20 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood.
2 Firefighters Among 4 Injured In Back Of The Yards Extra-Alarm FireTwo firefighters and two others were injured in an extra-alarm fire in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Saturday night.
1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoA 35-year-old woman was found shot to death about 7:35 p.m. in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Man Shot In Back Of The YardsThe 45-year-old was sitting in a vehicle in the 4600 block of South Paulina at 2:44 a.m. when a male walked up and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
8 Injured In Back Of The Yards CrashThe three-vehicle crash happened about 6:15 p.m. in the 5100 block of South Ashland Avenue, according to Chicago Police.
3 Killed, 11 Wounded In Wednesday ShootingsThe latest homicides happened within an hour of each other in Humboldt Park and Back of the Yards.
SW Side Alderman Calls On Cook County Sheriff To Help Stem ViolenceAn alderman from the Back of the Yards neighborhood is calling for reinforcements.