Significant proportions of Chicago, especially on the South and West sides, are living in poverty, according to U.S. Census data.
The kids were walking from a nearby park to a convenience store, when they were shot in the 6600 block of South Michigan Avenue around 7:30 p.m., police said.
A woman buying lottery tickets at a South Side convenience store was injured when a pickup truck careened into the building.
The 28-year-old was outside in the 7000 block of South Rockwell Street about 1:50 p.m. when a silver, four-door vehicle drove by and someone inside shot him in the right shoulder.
The man, 25, was standing outside in the 5600 block of South Morgan Street shortly after 2 a.m. when four males, one of whom had a gun, approached him and tried to rob him,
A West Beverly woman and her two sons have been found safe in Wisconsin, after Chicago police said the woman abducted the boys Wednesday evening.
The man, 20, was standing in a parking lot in the 100 block of West Garfield Boulevard about 3:25 a.m. when someone exited a dark-colored sedan, produced a handgun and shot at him.
About 11:05 p.m., the man was at a bar in the 900 block of East 79th Street when he became involved in an argument with another male, who produced a handgun and shot him.
The boy was standing on a sidewalk in the 6300 block of South Mozart Street about 6:20 p.m. when someone walked up to him from a gangway and fired a shot that hit the boy in the head.
The 27-year-old man was found battered in the 7000 block of South Vincennes Avenue about 1:30 p.m. on March 26.
Romando Williams, 21, of the 7600 block of South Crandon Avenue, was charged with one felony count of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm and one misdemeanor count of cannabis possession.
The man, thought to be in his 50s, was shot in the chest about 6:15 a.m. in the 2400 block of West 63rd Street.
The lone fatality occurred Friday afternoon in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side.
Johnetta Smith, 24, of the 5800 block of South Wolcott Avenue, was charged with one felony count of child abandonment after leaving her 1-year-old daughter in a vestibule of an apartment building Friday night.
On March 10, the man exited a white Cadillac and approached the victim while she was waiting at a bus stop about 9:15 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Martin Luther King Drive.
Parrish Davis, 30, faces one count of first-degree murder, three counts of attempted first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated battery.
Two children were walking to school near the 6100 block of South Rhodes Avenue on Monday morning, when a man apparently tried to lure them into his car.
The woman, thought to be in her 40s, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the back about 10:15 p.m. in the 8800 block of South May Street.
The 36-year-old was found lying between two parked vehicles in the 8300 block of South Brandon Avenue. He was initially thought to have been killed in a hit-and-run, police said, but his cause of death has not yet been determined.
Brion M. Dowdell, 22, of the 8300 block of South Justine Avenue, faces one felony count of first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting in the 8000 block of South Elizabeth Street.