Greater Grand Crossing
Over the span of seven years, the same neighborhoods continued to log more homicides than the rest of the city.
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.
Firefighters responded about 10:10 p.m. to the two-alarm blaze at the four-story apartment building on the corner in the 700 block of East 76th Street, Fire Media Affairs Cmdr. Frank Velez said. The fire was upgraded to a two-alarm by about 10:40 p.m.
At least six people were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday. Most recently, a man was shot in the left foot in the Pilsen neighborhood.
A manhunt was underway early Friday, after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot during a robbery attempt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
About 9:20 p.m. a Honda Odyssey minivan heading north on King Drive struck a Chevrolet Cobalt at the intersection of 71st Street, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
About 1:30 a.m., the three men were at a party in the 7300 block of South Champlain Avenue when two men walked in and opened fire, police said.
Two men were killed and at least 11 other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago since 5 p.m. Friday, police said.
The nephew of a prominent community activist was critically wounded on Thursday, when he and another teenager were shot in broad daylight in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
The woman, 20, was a front-seat passenger in a white Cadillac headed north in the 7500 block of South Stony Island Avenue about 1:10 a.m. when a white Nissan pulled in front of it and an occupant fired into the Cadillac through the windshield, police said.
A man died after he was shot multiple times in the chest and crashed his vehicle Wednesday morning in the South Side Burnside neighborhood, police said.
A South Shore man was charged with domestic battery after he allegedly beat his girlfriend and her son early Monday before throwing her 8-month-old daughter from a moving vehicle, which then ran the baby over in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.
A man was killed and a teenager was critically wounded Monday morning in a Back of the Yards neighborhood shooting on the South Side.
The day after 9-year-old Antonio Smith was shot to death in the back yard of an apartment building in the south side Grand Crossing neighborhood, several hundred people filled the yard Thursday night to offer prayers and demand action.
The 20-year-old was shot about 7 p.m. while standing outside in he 7500 block of South Drexel Avenue, police said. A gray van pulled up and two people got out and opened fire, striking the man in the leg.
The fatal shooting happened in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, where a man was found lying on a sidewalk about 7:35 a.m.
Four people were injured, three of them critically, in a crash early Wednesday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
A 20-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were outside in the 7200 block of South Dobson Avenue about 7:45 p.m. when a light-colored vehicle stopped and someone inside fired at them.
The most recent fatal shooting was around 2:30 a.m., when two men were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood. Corey Hudson, 34, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in critical condition.
Officers responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun spotted three men standing on a corner in Greater Grand Crossing. One of the men ran when police tried to question them, then fired at an officer who gave chase. The officer returned fire, and shot the suspect.