Man Wounded In Austin Drive-By ShootingThe 18-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 1500 block of North Leclaire Avenue when a blue van drove by and someone inside fired shots at him, according to Chicago Police.
Man Found Dead After Fire In AustinCrews responded at 9:34 p.m. to the blaze at a two-and-a-half story home in the 400 block of North Leclaire Avenue, Fire Media Affairs spokesman Juan Hernandez said. A 62-year-old man was found dead after the fire was extinguished.
Activists Reach Out To Help Tenants Of "Problem Landlords"Tenants in some West Side apartment buildings in need of repairs have received help from activists trying to make a better quality of life, but even the activists acknowledge some landlords have little incentive to fix up their buildings.
Man Seriously Wounded In Austin ShootingThe 29-year-old told police he was in his vehicle, talking to a friend in the 900 block of North Leclaire Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain about 11:50 p.m.
Man Stabbed, Beaten With Baseball BatThe man was walking in the 2600 block of North Leclaire Avenue at 12:45 a.m. when several people exited a vehicle and attacked him.
Man Fatally Shot During Own Birthday PartyOne moment, Harry Rodriguez of the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood was celebrating his birthday. The next, he lay dying after being shot in the chest at his own party.
Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Neighbor Who 'Snuck Up' On HimA West Side man is charged with gunning down his neighbor earlier this week, after the victim asked him about an ill relative.
Police: Missing Boy, 16, May Be SuicidalPolice are searching for a missing 16-year-old boy, who is off his medication and may be suicidal.
Student Tries To Bring Gun Into Northwest Side High SchoolStudents at Foreman High School in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood were likely looking forward to the last day of school upon arriving Friday, but instead they ended up on lockdown someone brought in a gun.
Man Stabbed In Neck By Girlfriend In South AustinA man was stabbed in the neck Monday night in the South Austin neighborhood, and police say his girlfriend was the assailant.
Fire Breaks Out In North Austin HomeFirefighters braved dangerous cold and unplowed streets to battle a blaze in the North Austin neighborhood.