October 30, 2013 |
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.
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 28, 2013 |
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,...
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...