October 2, 2013 |
South Shore saw two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Saturday, a 9-month-old boy who lived in the 7100 block of South Bennett Avenue was admitted to the hospital with injuries believed to be from child abuse, police said. He later died. Two days earlier, a 17-year-old boy was shot to death in the 7000 block of South Stony Island Avenue, according to officials. South Shore has logged 23 homicides so far this year. The South Side community area recorded 20 homicides last year, RedEye determined.
September 25, 2013 |
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...
August 21, 2013 |
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.
August 8, 2013 |
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.
July 24, 2013 |
Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park, the Near North Side, Riverdale, South Chicago and West Englewood, RedEye determined. Meanwhile, in Gage Park, a 20-year-old man was run over Sunday in the 5700 block of South St. Louis Avenue, police said. In the first half of this year, victims in their 20s represented a third...
July 10, 2013 |
Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop Street, police said. Seven days earlier, a 26-year-old man was fatally shot in the 8700 block of South Loomis Street, according to officials. In Roseland, a 40-year-old woman was beaten to death Saturday in the 10000 block of South Princeton Avenue, police said.