Chrystal Kyles stood in the cold in the middle of East 51st Street on Sunday night and tried to comfort her grieving family as they grappled with the news that Chicago’s ongoing gun violence had finally touched their home.
One man is dead and two others wounded after a gunman approached a car the men were sitting in and opened fire in the Northwest Side Irving Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
The cause remains under investigation for a fire that ripped through three apartment buildings in the Lawndale neighborhood.
Police and fire investigators aren’t saying much, but neighbors are certainly talking about what they think might be a religious hate crime.
Four men were shot and wounded Thursday night in a drive-by attack in the North Lawndale neighborhood.
Two Chicago Public Schools will be spending an extra 90 minutes in class Monday, joining 11 others that have already done so.
Two men were shot early Sunday in the West Side Garfield Park neighborhood.
Police shot a male early Monday on the Northwest Side after he twice pointed a gun at officers while fleeing a traffic stop.
Community input has helped save a Chicago public school from consolidation.
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