The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. Officers responding to a call of a person shot about 2:30 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Place found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the hip, police said.
A 24-year-old man was fatally shot Friday afternoon in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th), who represented parts of the Englewood and Gage Park neighborhoods, has died of heart failure. Thompson’s office confirmed she died Monday night. She had been hospitalized for weeks, due to heart-related health issues. She was 58 years old.
Chicago area entrepreneurs filled an auditorium at Kennedy-King College on Friday, hoping Whole Foods would pick their products to fill the shelves of a store scheduled to open in Englewood at the end of the year.
A FedEx delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint and his truck stolen Thursday morning in Englewood.
About 4:20 p.m. — after school had been dismissed — officers responded to a call of an altercation at Bond Elementary School. Specifics were sparse, but during the fight, a 13-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl were hurt by another girl who had pulled out a knife. A school security guard trying to intervene was also hurt.
The officer is being treated at Little Company of Mary Hospital for a leg injury, police said. He may also have a concussion.
Around 9:40 p.m., three girls and two boys – all 16 or 17 years old – were outside in the 5700 block of South Green Street, when a green minivan pulled up, and someone inside opened fire.
Three girls and two boys were outside in the 5700 block of South Green Street about 9:40 p.m. when a green minivan pulled up and someone inside opened fire, Chicago Police said.
The program offers vacant lots to homeowners and community groups for $1 per lot. Applicants can use the lots to expand existing yards, or even build a new home or addition.
Deafro Brakes, 17, Tarik Brakes, 16 and Isiah Penn, 17 were each charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted armed robbery with a firearm. Tuesday afternoon, a judge ordered Deafro and Tarik Brakes held without bail, and set Penn’s bond at $2 million.
Derrick Rose speaks well. I know this because I’ve listened to him.
About 10:30 p.m., the three — whose ages and genders weren’t immediately available early Friday — were stabbed in the 400 block of West Normal Parkway, police said.
In the most recent shooting, a man was seriously wounded in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
Two people were shot Saturday afternoon in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
The sizable drop in homicides in 2013 is great… as long as you don’t live in one of the neighborhoods that saw an increase.
About 7 p.m., a 30-year-old man was shot in the head and killed in the 7200 block of South Carpenter Street, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:26 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Officers responding to a call of shots fired about 2:15 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Princeton Avenue found a 20-year-old man inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
What’s the holdup? That’s what members of a community group are asking the Chicago Park District.