Shooting Death

Darius Brown, 13, was killed while playing a game of pickup basketball at a park in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood on Aug. 3, 2011. He died early the next morning. (Brown Family Photo)

Police Ask Public’s Help In Solving Murder Of 13-Year-Old

Police have a surveillance camera photo of a late-model white sedan that could be related to the shooting death of Darius Brown, who was playing basketball at Metcalfe Park on Wednesday.


A 19-year-old Chicago Heights woman was fatally shot Friday night. (CBS)

Boyfriend Charged In Girl’s Shooting Death

Ryan Fantasia, 20, was charged with two counts of felony obstruction of justice in connection with Friday’s shooting death of 19-year-old Hayley Pelock.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2011

Marni Yang, Rhoni Reuter

Wiretap Evidence OKd In Murder Of Ex-Bear’s Girlfriend

A Lake County judge has ruled that prosecutors may play two wiretap recordings in which Marni Yang allegedly admits killing the pregnant girlfriend of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle when Yang goes on trial for murder next month.