Back of the Yards

Body Found In Basement Of Back Of The Yards HomeOfficers were called to a home in the 4700 block of South Racine Avenue at 3:42 p.m. for reports of an unresponsive male, according to police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines. When they arrived, they found the body of the man in the basement.
Man Shot In Groin In Back Of The YardsThe 31-year-old man was outside in the 4800 block of South Laflin Street at 12:55 a.m. when an SUV pulled up and someone inside fired at him, according to Chicago Police.
7 Killed, 30 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsIn the latest fatal shooting, two armed robbers were gunned down by a liquor store employee Saturday night in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police.
Police: 4 Dead, 8 Wounded In Tuesday ShootingsTwo teens and two men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in South, West and Southwest Side shootings Tuesday, police said.
4 Killed, 38 Wounded In New Year’s Weekend ShootingsThe first reported homicide of 2016 happened about 2:20 a.m. New Year’s Day in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.
71-Year-Old Man Shot To Death After Answering The Door To His Back Of The Yards HomeA beloved and retired construction worker did something we all do: every day: he simply answered his front door. A gunman shot and killed the elderly man in his Back of the Yards home Sunday morning.
Lawsuit: Building Owner Negligence Led To Death Of Girl In Back Of The Yards FireThe mother of a girl killed in a Back of the Yards neighborhood fire in September is suing the building’s owner, alleging they were responsible for the unsafe environment that ultimately claimed the girl’s life.
11 Wounded In Shootings On South, West SidesMost recently, a 30-year-old man was shot in the Hhumboldt Park neighborhood. The man was walking around 8:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Maplewood Avenue when an unknown male walked up to him and shot him in the left leg, according to Chicago Police.
Police Officers Rescue Three From Fiery Wreck In Back Of The YardsFour Chicago police officers helped save the lives of three men in the Back of the Yards neighborhood late Monday night, when the officers pulled the victims out of a burning car.
4 Killed, 22 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe weekend’s latest fatal shooting happened Sunday morning in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side. Brandon Miles, 29, was in the driver’s seat of a car when someone opened fire from another dark-colored car about 6:15 a.m. in the 1000 block of West 50th Street.
8 Killed, 20 Wounded In Thanksgiving Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoThe most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday night in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. Jimmy Jenkins, 28, was found unresponsive at 7:55 p.m. in a gangway in the 900 block of West 59th Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
No Injuries In Back Of The Yards Building CollapseFirefighters responded to the building collapse at 4835 S. Ashland Av. came in about 3:15 a.m., according to Fire Media Affairs

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