4 Dead, 31 Wounded In Shootings This WeekendTwo boys – ages 13 and 14 – were among four killed, and at least 31 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago over the weekend.
Workers Take Down Barriers Blocking Building Where Kids Died In FireCity workers on Thursday morning removed a set of concrete and steel posts that had blocked a key entrance to an apartment complex where two small children died in a fire earlier this week.
DCFS Probes Neglect Allegations In Deadly Far South Side FireThe Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in investigating accusations of neglect, for the family that lived in the Far South Side apartment where a fire broke out early Tuesday and killed two children.
2 Toddlers Dead In Far South Side FireTwo toddlers were killed early Tuesday in a townhouse fire on the city’s Far South Side, and an accident involving a 6-year-old boy cooking on the stove may be to blame.
3 Questioned In Bloodbath At Store Near Altgeld GardensThree people are being held by police in connection with a shootout this week at a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing complex on the Far South Side.
Emanuel: Red Line Will Be Upgraded Now, Extended LaterIf you're wondering why the $1 billion plan to remake part of the CTA does not include Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s desire to extend the Red Line five miles south, officials say $1 billion is hardly enough for that project.
4 Dead, 2 Wounded In Altgeld Gardens Store ShootingA security guard tried to defend a store near the Altgeld Gardens public housing development from several men who walked in and started shooting Wednesday night, but he was outgunned.
Shots Fired At Nightclubbers On Bishop Ford, Driver WoundedA motorist was shot while driving on the Bishop Ford Freeway early Sunday on the Far South Side.