Report Of Shooting Shuts Down Eisenhower OvernightA report of shots fired brought traffic to a halt on the Eisenhower Expy. overnight.
Man Shot, Critically Wounded In East Garfield ParkThe 32-year-old was shot in the back about 7 p.m. in the 200 block of North Homan Avenue, police said.
Man Shot Inside Homan Square RestaurantAbout 1:30 a.m., he was at the restaurant near the intersection of Roosevelt and Homan when several people walked in and a gunman among them opened fire, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said.
Mount Greenwood Street Dedicated To 12-Year-Old Cancer Patient Emily BeazleyA street in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood was being dedicated Friday afternoon to a 12-year-old girl who has battled cancer for a third of her life.
Two Police Officers, Three Civilians Hurt In West Side CrashA police squad SUV was heading north on Homan Avenue when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress Parkway, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.
Vehicle Falls On, Kills Man In Chicago LawnJeffrey Ellis, 48, was working on the vehicle at 1:15 p.m. in the 6600 block of South Homan Avenue when it fell on him, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Abandoned SW Side BuildingThe blaze broke out in an abandoned building in the 3600 block of South Homan Avenue, halting nearby railroad traffic on the Southwest Side, according to Fire Media Affairs.
Cops: Rape Of Woman Along Matteson Trail Could Be Related To Attacks In Other TownsA 34-year-old woman who was walking to the nearby Metra station from her home in Park Forest was grabbed and raped along the trail.
No Bail For Man Charged In Gang Initiation BeatingHeriberto Ramirez was one of at least three gang members who blindfolded the 15-year-old boy on March 16 before taking him to an undisclosed location where — after refusing to join their gang — he was punched, kicked, stabbed, and robbed, prosecutors said in court.
Teen Charged With Attempted Murder In Gang Initiation BeatingThe 16-year-old and “several other offenders” hit, stabbed and robbed a 15-year-old boy in the 2700 block of South Homan Avenue after he refused to join the gang.
1 Dead, 6 Wounded In Overnight Shootings In ChicagoThe fatal shooting happened in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Jose Rodriquez, 30, was shot in the head about 7 p.m. in the 6000 block of South Talman Avenue.