West Side Leaders Protest Judicial Nominee, Say An African American Should Represent The Community"We want someone who is African American to hold that seat. It's been our seat and we don't want to let it go."
Judicial Appointee 'A Slap In The Face' To Represent The West Side"We don't know who she is, never seen her at any events on the West Side of Chicago and for her to be representing us a judicial appointment is a slap in the face to residents of the West Side."
Driver Trying To Escape Police Causes Fatal Head-On Crash In Garfield ParkOne person died and several others were hurt after a driver, trying to escape police, slammed into a car in the Garfield Park neighborhood.
A Plan Of Action To Curb Violence On Chicago's West Side"We've always had a level of violence, but it really appears, that it has spiked."
Two Men Charged In Murder Of Woman Who Died Protecting Her Baby From GunfireTwo men were charged early Thursday morning in the murder of Brittany Hill, who was shot while shielding her 1-year-old baby from gunfire.
24-Year-Old Woman Holding Baby Fatally Shot On West SideA 24-year-old woman was fatally shot Tuesday morning after she got out of her car, police said.
Man Acquitted In Murder Of Boy Found In West Side LagoonTestifying in his own defense, Kamel Harris claimed he was caring for Knox, but handed the boy over to three people with the approval of the boy's mother.
Man Denies Killing Toddler, Dumping Body In LagoonProsecutors haven't said how Kyrian Knox died, but allege 44-year-old Kamel Harris killed the toddler before scattering the boy's weighted-down remains in the West Side lagoon.
At Least 20 Overdoses Reported On West Side, 3 Victims Dead; Person Seen Distributing Drugs From CarThe Chicago Fire Department said those being treated for overdoses at Homan and Chicago were taken to several hospitals including Norwegian, St. Mary and West Suburban.
Trial Begins For Man Charged With Murder Of 7-Year-Old Heaven SuttonA 7-year-old girl who was gunned down while selling snow cones in Chicago 2012 would have been 14-years-old this year.
MISSING: Xavier Garcia, 15, Last Seen In West TownXavier Garcia was last seen March 29 on Chicago's West Side near West Adams Street and South Western Avenue.
West Side 'Heroin Hotline' Drug Ring Uncovered; 35 Face Federal And State ChargesOfficials charged 35 people after a federal and state investigation into a heroin and fentanyl drug-trafficking ring in Chicago's West Garfield Park neighborhood revealed a drug delivery service accessed by a "heroin hotline."
Inspectors Find Evidence People Were Living Illegally In R. Kelly's Near West Side Studio It took a court order for the city building department's strategic task for to gain access to R. Kelly's commercial warehouse where people may have been living in violation of city codes.
Alert Issued For West Side CarjackingsIn both incidents, a pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint by three offenders.
Chicago Crime Dropped In 2018, But Crime Is Up In Some NeighborhoodsCrime in Chicago dropped in 2018, with 100 fewer murders than 2017 and an eight percent drop in criminal complaints, police say. But not all neighborhoods are experiencing those successes.