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.
Marlon Boyce, 27, is charged with first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Devonta Childress at 6:20 p.m. on July 6, 2011, Chicago Police said.
Three people, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot Friday morning in the Englewood neighborhood.
Kurtis Garrett, 32 of the 6200 block of South Ada Street, was charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault of a peace officer, police said in a statement early Monday.
A man was shot and wounded by police officers Saturday night in Englewood, authorities said.
Soon, yet another inner-city garden will offer healthy, fresh food. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
A 13-year-old boy was shot Saturday evening in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
Detective Chris Ross and Capt. Ed Kulbida found themselves wounded and in the middle of Tuesday’s standoff between law enforcement and a 42-year-old Indiana fugitive. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.
A CTA spokesperson said a #9/Ashland bus was heading south on Ashland Avenue around 8:45 a.m., when it struck a pole at 72nd Street.
Most recently, two men were wounded in a shooting in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The men, ages 22 and 24, were standing outside in the 1800 block of South Hamlin about 9:15 p.m., when someone shot them both.
A Chicago police captain was shot in Englewood attempting to apprehend a suspect in multiple shootings in Indiana, according to Chicago Police. One suspect was taken into custody and another is dead following a standoff of over five hours.
Early Saturday, a man was killed and three others were hurt in a shooting in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The four men were inside a vehicle about 3 a.m. when they were shot in the 4400 block of West Van Buren Street.
Some local organizations that work to promote peace are creating a peace mural on Chicago’s south side, and they’re inviting volunteers to come out tomorrow and help to fight violence through art.
The driver, a 33-year-old man, was flagged down by a man in his 20s in the 5500 block of South Peoria Street about 12:05 a.m., police said. When the driver stopped, the man reached into the taxi, grabbed the driver’s cell phone and stabbed him in the arm.