South Hermitage

Shawn Gaston (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Cop Killer Sentenced To 125 Years In Prison

Shawn Gaston, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder in September in the drive-by shooting death of Officer Alejandro “Alex” Valadez on June 1, 2009.


Kaholy Garcia (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Police Seek Help Locating Missing 14-Year-Old Girl

Police are looking for a 14-year-old South Side girl missing for more than two weeks from her Back of the Yards neighborhood home.