Thanks to recent headlines, you’d think the FBI rolled out the red carpet and handed Chicago a beautiful, hand-engraved (in cursive!) plaque that reads Murderiest Murder City in Murderland. In reality, the FBI did no such thing. Here’s a closer look at the FBI’s statistics and how they do and do not relate to homicides in Chicago
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.
As part of the city’s strategy to eliminate so-called “food deserts” in Chicago, City Hall has reached an agreement with Whole Foods to bring an 18,000-square-foot grocery store in the Englewood neighborhood.
The most recent fatal shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
While Kirk and Rush appeared unified in their support of the South Side area, they disagreed over the fundamental way to turn things around there.
Two teenagers and an adult allegedly beat another man to death and left his body in a trash can, where it was discovered by Streets and Sanitation workers on a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage route in Englewood.
Officers responded to a report of criminal trespass in the 7400 block of South Eggleston Avenue at 2:50 p.m. Tuesday and found several males in the rear filming a rap video.
The 26-year-old, who has not yet been identified, was walking down a sidewalk in the 1600 block of West 59th Street when a male gunman opened fire.
A man who was beaten to death and found in a garbage can Monday morning in the South Side Englewood neighborhood has been identified.
Bullets struck one man in the knee and one of his fingers, and the other man was grazed by a bullet, as they were standing in the 5500 block of South Shields Avenue.
A body was found in a garbage can Monday morning in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Police said the two were standing on the corner of West Marquette Road and South Sangamon Street about 10:10 p.m. when a male shooter approached on foot and fired shots.
Normal service has resumed on the CTA Red Line after a train derailed early Thursday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
Most recently, a female was shot in the head in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.