The 14-year-old boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 1400 block of South Drake Avenue around 10:30 p.m., when a man walked up and shot him.
Community activists have teamed up with the University of Illinois at Chicago to promote a 23-acre site in North Lawndale as a place to put the Obama Presidential Library.
A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed just a few minutes after midnight Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
A man died after he was shot within one block of his home in the North Lawndale neighborhood Tuesday afternoon on the West Side.
A man died after he was shot in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side Tuesday afternoon.
The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
A shooting on the West Side prompted a lockdown at an elementary school in the North Lawndale neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
At least 12 people — including two teenage boys — have been wounded in shootings on the South and West Sides since Monday afternoon.
The two were sitting inside a van in the 1500 block of South Trumbull Avenue at 12:50 a.m. when they heard gunfire and suddenly felt pain, police said.
Shortly before 6:30 p.m., a 23-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in the South Side Auburn-Gresham neighborhood. He was in the 900 block of West 83rd Street when a van drove by and multiple males inside fired at him.
The three were in a vehicle in the 1600 block of South St. Louis Avenue at 3:07 p.m. when three male shooters fired in their direction, police said. The shooters then left the scene.
Two men charged in connection with a shooting Monday night in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side have been ordered held on $250,000 bond each.
Police did not know the man’s exact age, only saying he was an adult. Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.
A Chicago police officer is facing involuntary manslaughter and other felony offenses in connection with an off-duty shooting of a 22-year-old south suburban woman near a park on Chicago’s West Side in March of 2012.
Officers found Steven Noble, 33, inside a vehicle in the 3300 block of West 16th Street.
The blaze, reported just after noon, is in the basement of a five-story warehouse that used to be a furniture company at 1034 S. Kostner Ave.
Former CeaseFire director Tio Hardiman claimed, over the year the group received funding from the city, murders were down 100 percent in two police beats in Woodlawn.
A 144-year old social services group is moving its headquarters from the city’s North Side to a brand new facility in a blighted area of the West Side.
The 15-year-old boy was standing outside in the 1500 block of South Kedvale Avenue about 9:40 p.m. when two people drove up, got out of a vehicle and opened fire.
The North Lawndale neighborhood shooting happened about 11:35 p.m. in the 1400 block of South Tripp Avenue.