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November 30, 2011 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
West Englewood has recorded three homicides in the past two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 20-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 6200 block of South Damen Avenue, police said. Six days earlier, a 26-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7300 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. On Nov. 19, a 20-year-old man was fatally shot in the 1500 block of West 71st Street, according to officials. West Englewood has seen 24 homicides so far this year, including four this month, data shows.
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March 19, 2014 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
West Englewood and West Garfield Park each recorded a gunshot homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 35-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of West 67th Street, police said. West Englewood has recorded two homicides so far this year. The South Side community area logged 21 homicides last year, up from 19 homicides in 2012, RedEye determined. In West Garfield Park, a 21-year-old man was fatally shot March 13 in the 4000 block of West Van Buren Street, police said.
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May 8, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
Grand Boulevard, West Englewood and West Pullman each recorded their fifth homicide of the year in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Grand Boulevard, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4700 block of South Calumet Avenue, officials said. Grand Boulevard recorded eight homicides last year, RedEye found. In West Englewood, a 47-year-old woman was stabbed to death Saturday in the 7200 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. West Englewood logged 19 homicides last year, according to RedEye data.
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January 29, 2014 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
South Lawndale saw two homicides in two days in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, a 15-year-old boy was shot to death in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 23-year-old man was fatally shot in the 3800 block of West 26th Street, according to officials. South Lawndale has logged three homicides so far this year. The West Side community area recorded 10 homicides last year, RedEye determined. Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Greater Grand Crossing, New City and West Englewood,...
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August 21, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz, @tracyswartz and RedEye
Washington Heights and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 26-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. Four days earlier, a 75-year-old man was beaten to death in the 5600 block of South Racine Avenue, according to officials. West Englewood has logged 11 homicides so far this year. The South Side community area recorded 19 homicides last year, RedEye determined.
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March 19, 2014 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
West Englewood and West Garfield Park each recorded a gunshot homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 35-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of West 67th Street, police said. West Englewood has recorded two homicides so far this year. The South Side community area logged 21 homicides last year, up from 19 homicides in 2012, RedEye determined. In West Garfield Park, a 21-year-old man was fatally shot March 13 in the 4000 block of West Van Buren Street, police said.
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July 25, 2012 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
South Deering saw a double homicide Monday, officials said. A 17-year-old boy and a 34-year-old woman were shot to death in the 2100 block of East 96th Place, police said. South Deering has logged four homicides so far this year. The South Side community area recorded three homicides last year, RedEye data shows. Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Auburn Gresham, Austin, Englewood, New City, Portage Park, West Englewood and West Garfield Park, RedEye determined.
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February 17, 2011 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
East Garfield Park on Monday saw its second homicide of the month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 20-year-old man was shot to death in the 600 block of South Sacramento Avenue, officials said. Earlier this month, a 28-year-old man was fatally shot in East Garfield Park. The community area has seen two homicides so far this year, RedEye found. East Garfield Park recorded 11 homicides last year, based on RedEye data Citywide, gunshot homicides were recorded in Auburn Gresham, Greater Grand Crossing and West Englewood in the past...
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July 17, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz, @tracyswartz and RedEye
Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the 700 block of Central Avenue, according to officials. Austin has logged 17 homicides so far this year, including four deaths this month. The West Side community area recorded 37 homicides last year, according to RedEye data. Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Chicago Lawn, Humboldt Park, North...
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October 30, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined. Chicago recorded no homicides from April 13 to April 19, according to RedEye data. Since Saturday evening, homicides have been logged in Albany Park, Auburn Gresham, Austin, Logan Square, the Near West Side, North Lawndale and West Englewood, according to police information.
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December 30, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
Logan Square recorded its second homicide of the month last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 23-year-old man was shot to death Dec. 23 in the 2300 block of North Ridgeway Avenue, police said. Logan Square has logged five homicides so far this year. The West Side community area recorded two homicides last year, RedEye determined. Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in Austin, Grand Boulevard, the Lower West Side, North Lawndale, West Englewood and West Garfield Park, according to police information.
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October 30, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined. Chicago recorded no homicides from April 13 to April 19, according to RedEye data. Since Saturday evening, homicides have been logged in Albany Park, Auburn Gresham, Austin, Logan Square, the Near West Side, North Lawndale and West Englewood, according to police information.
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September 25, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
Auburn Gresham and Garfield Ridge each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Garfield Ridge, two women, ages 51 and 79, were strangled to death in the 5600 block of South Neenah Avenue, according to officials. Garfield Ridge has logged two homicides so far this year. The Southwest Side community area recorded one homicide last year, according to RedEye data. Auburn Gresham saw two homicides Sept. 19. A 29-year-old woman was shot to death in the 7900 block of Wood Street, and a 36-year-old man was fatally shot in...
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August 28, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz and RedEye
Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man was shot to death in the 6700 block of South Sangamon Street, according to police. Englewood has logged 15 homicides so far this year. The South Side community area recorded 21 homicides last year, RedEye determined. Citywide, gunshot homicides were logged in the last week in East Garfield Park, Greater Grand Crossing,...
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August 21, 2013 | By Tracy Swartz, @tracyswartz and RedEye
Washington Heights and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 26-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 6200 block of South Ashland Avenue, police said. Four days earlier, a 75-year-old man was beaten to death in the 5600 block of South Racine Avenue, according to officials. West Englewood has logged 11 homicides so far this year. The South Side community area recorded 19 homicides last year, RedEye determined.
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August 8, 2013 | By Rachel Cromidas, @rachelcromidas and RedEye
Two bike-riding, West Englewood men were arrested Wednedsay for robbing a Washington Park teenager of his Express brand vest, prosecutors said. But first, the men tried to take his pants, prosecutors said. County prosecutors said the young men, Anthony Hale, 18, and Tyrone Williams, 21, both of the 7200 block of South Paulina Street, were riding bicycles when they approached a 19-year-old. The defendants allegedly demanded the teenager give them his vest, and when he refused, they demanded his pants and shoes as well.
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