East Side

2 Killed, 7 Wounded In Thursday ShootingsThe latest fatal shooting was a gang-related attack at a Brighton Park neighborhood gas station just before 3 p.m., police said.
East Side Man Charged With Abusing 10 Pit BullsBond was set at $75,000 for a 49-year-old man facing more than 20 felony charges after several “abused” pit bulls were found living in “deplorable” conditions at his home on the Far South Side last week.
Police Investigate Assault Allegation At Catholic High SchoolChicago police were investigating after a baseball player at a Catholic high school on the Far South Side allegedly was sexually assaulted by several teammates last month, and 12 students have been suspended in connection with the incident.
4 Killed, 18 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsThe most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday evening in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side. A witness saw the man, between 18 and 25 years old, in an alley with several other males when gunshots were heard, police said. A red SUV was seen driving from the scene.
Teen Shot In East SideThe boy, 15, was walking in the 10400 block of South Avenue L about 8:10 p.m. when someone inside a passing black-colored vehicle fired at him.
Emanuel Announces New School For Southeast SideNew school aimed at easing overcrowding at two existing schools in East Side neighborhood, but parents worry existing schools won't get needed repairs, upgrades.
Firefighter Hurt In East Side Restaurant FireA “mayday” call, signaling firefighters were in distress, was sent out shortly before 7 a.m. as crews worked to extinguish the fire in the 10500 block of South Ewing Avenue.
3 Children Hurt In East Side FireA 5-year-old boy, a 9-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy were all taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in good condition.
Man Dead, Woman Injured In East Side crashA man is dead and a woman was injured Tuesday after a crash on the East Side.