One man was killed and another wounded during a shooting Wednesday afternoon in the South Side Englewood neighborhood, police said.
Gerald Rufus, 31, was previously convicted by a jury of two counts of first-degree murder for the death of 23-year-old Theresa Russell.
Police found a 25-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds in the 6100 block of South Morgan Street shortly after 1 a.m.
The man, thought to be in his 50s, was discovered dead at the scene in the 1200 block of West 72nd Place about 5:25 a.m.
The suspects asked the 12-year-old victim three times to engage in sex acts. She refused the first two times, but then agreed the third time because she knew the suspects were gang members, and feared they would shoot her.
A South Side man, who threatened to torch a treasure trove of irreplaceable historic documents that once belonged to Harvard’s first black graduate, says he’s changed his mind.
Two men, one woman and a 15-year-old boy were taken to separate hospitals with non life-threatening injuries following the midnight crash.
An 11-month-old girl and a 49-year-old woman were killed Tuesday, when an extra-alarm fire damaged three homes in Englewood.
The crash happened at 7:30 a.m. at 68th and Halsted streets. None of the children suffered life-threatening injuries.
Hal Baskin Jr., 25, was shot in the abdomen in the 6600 block of South Peoria Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday.
A teenage boy was seriously injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in Englewood.
Three Chicago firefighters were hospitalized after a fire in Englewood Saturday morning.
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The most recent fatal shooting happened about 3 a.m. Saturday on the Near West Side.
Robert Hart was walking in the alley in the 6000 block of South Halsted Street about 11:10 p.m. when the shooter came up behind him and started firing
Police said the driver appeared to be drunk when he struck a 2-year-old girl who was walking with her grandmother, who was pushing a stroller carrying another child.
A 36-year-old man who was shot in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood died about an hour later, after he was rushed to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
Victor Willis, 22, allegedly shot and killed 25-year-old John Wallace during an argument Sept. 1 in the 6400 block of South Morgan Street.
The accident happened in the 6200 block of South May in the Englewood, where repaving work has been going on.
A man was shot and killed in Englewood Wednesday morning on the South Side.