North Austin

8 Killed, 46 Wounded In Labor Day Weekend ShootingsThe final shooting of the weekend turned fatal in the Old Irving Park neighborhood early Tuesday on the Northwest Side. A 31-year-old man got into a fight shortly after 3 a.m. in the 3300 block of North Keeler with someone who then pulled out a gun and shot him in the chest, according to Chicago Police.
1 Killed, 11 Wounded In Tuesday Shootings Across ChicagoThe fatal shooting happened about 11:40 p.m. in the North Lawndale neighborhood. A 14-year-old boy was standing on the front porch of a home in the 1300 block of South Kostner with a two other people, when a car drove by and someone inside opened fire. The boy was shot in the back and later pronounced dead, police said.
Police Find 386 Pounds Of Pot During Traffic StopGrand Central District officers tried to pull the vehicle over when the driver committed a traffic violation as he pulled out of an alley Saturday evening. The driver drove off but stopped and ran from the SUV. Officers found him hiding under a porch. About 386 pounds of cannabis was found in the SUV.
6 Dead, 21 Wounded In Weekend ShootingsMost recently, a man was shot to death early Monday in the North Austin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.
Men Shot Dead In South Chicago, EnglewoodMen were shot and killed overnight in separate incidents in the South Chicago and Englewood neighborhoods.
No Charges Filed Against 2nd Person Questioned In 7-Year-Old's KillingA second person arrested for the fatal shooting of 7-year-old Heaven Sutton was released without charges, a police spokesman said Saturday night.
Memorial Service Held For 7-Year-Old Girl Killed By Gang GunfireA memorial service was held Friday for the 7-year-old Chicago girl who was caught in gang crossfire last week as authorities considered filing charges against a second suspect in the fatal shooting.
Ministers Urge People To Turn In Gunman Who Killed Girl, 7One day after a 7-year-old girl was gunned down as her mother watched while she sold lemonade in front of her West Side home, a ministers’ group is trying to persuade people to turn over the killer.
McCarthy Expects Arrest Soon In Murder Of 7-Year-Old GirlPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said police have very good leads in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl overnight, and he expects an arrest soon.
Man Charged With Forcing 12 Girls Into ProstitutionA 35-year-old man has been accused of forcing 12 girls into prostitution, and addicting them to heroin.
Police Fire Shots After Chase, Crash On West SideA man was in police custody Wednesday morning, after a chase that ended with a crash and shots fired by officers in the North Austin neighborhood.
Community Pays Last Respects To Fallen OfficerPolice say they have new leads Thursday morning in the murder of Officer Clifton Lewis, as the community pays its last respects.