East Garfield Park
At least 12 people — including two teenage boys — have been wounded in shootings on the South and West Sides since Monday afternoon.
Harrison District officers were escorting a woman to her vehicle in an alley after a domestic disturbance, but as they approached the vehicle they saw her boyfriend inside. He tried to drive away and the vehicle struck two officers, a fence and a building, police said.
The most recent shooting occurred about 1:50 a.m. Friday when a 25-year-old woman was shot in the leg in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road.
Two men were charged with reckless conduct Wednesday after they allegedly led police on a high-speed chase following a robbery Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Two Chicago police officers were injured after a car slammed into their SUV in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
A man died Wednesday evening after he was shot in the South Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Early Wednesday morning, another man on the West Side was killed in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Ten people were displaced after a fire Thursday morning in an East Garfield Park apartment building on the West Side.
Two men were seriously wounded in a shooting early Monday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Two men were killed and five other people — including a man in a wheelchair — were wounded in shootings across the city from Tuesday afternoon to early Wednesday.
The officer suffered smoke inhalation while helping a 60-year-old man who was hurt when he sparked a fire by smoking while using medical oxygen.
Most recently, a female was shot in the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
The 27-year-old victim was shot in the head at 1:53 a.m. in the 300 block of South Mozart Street.
This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
Parents upset with the Emanuel administration’s plan to close 53 public schools at the end of the school year took their anger to the streets Tuesday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a man who allegedly pointed a gun at police in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early Thursday morning.
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A man was robbed and shot Thursday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Firefighters will be handing out free smoke detectors in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, after a fire killed a 2-month-old baby and left 30 people without a home.
A 39-year-old man was recovering Wednesday morning, after a terrifying experience in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Shootings in Chicago Wednesday night and early Thursday morning left two people dead and seven more injured – including four who were wounded in one incident in the Englewood neighborhood.