Police Warn Of Robberies On West SidePolice are warning residents of a series of robberies over the past two weeks in the West Garfield Park and East Garfield Park neighborhoods on the West Side.
Man Charged With Murder In West Garfield Park Woman’s DeathJames E. Thomas, 49, was charged with one county of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated assault to a peace officer with a weapon, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Woman Killed In West Garfield ParkAbout 2:30 a.m., the 49-year-old woman was found unresponsive inside a third-floor apartment in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, police said.
Former Basketball Standout Shot To Death In East Garfield ParkTimothy Triplett was found outside in the 3500 block of West Flournoy Street at 12:40 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Police said he had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Triplett was a standout basketball player at Crane and Marshall high schools. He also briefly attended Farragut.
Gangs, Weather, Reluctant Witnesses Drive Holiday Weekend Bloodshed This year’s Independence Day celebration, for many Chicagoans a four-day respite in the land of the free, was for others an ordeal in a killing field.
1 Dead, 9 Wounded In Overnight ViolenceOne man was killed and nine were wounded in shootings across the city that began Wednesday afternoon and continued until just past midnight Thursday.
Zion Man Killed In Near West Side Shooting A man from far north suburban Zion was shot and killed while standing on a front porch early Sunday on the Near West Side.
1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings Over Just 1 HourIt was another violent night in Chicago, with one man killed and five others injured in shootings in a period of just one hour.
Body Found In Garbage Can On Near West SideA body was found in a garbage can Monday Morning on the city’s Near West Side.
Overnight Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 5 WoundedTwo men were killed and at least five more were injured in overnight shootings in the city.