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RedEyeTwo women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
A half-million dollars worth of chocolate, liquor, auto parts and concrete garden fountains don’t just fall off a truck. But this morning about 9:45 a.m., Chicago police and other investigators served a warrant at a Brighton Park neighborhood...
Tags: Theft, Car Parts, Organized Crime, Car Repair
A 28-year-old man died Sunday night after the pickup he was driving struck a trailer truck in the Southwest Side's Brighton Park neighborhood, authorities said. The crash happened at 10:48 p.m. near the intersection of South Kedzie Avenue and West...
Tribune reporterOne person was injured in a small chemical spill in a Brighton Park neighborhood factory this afternoon. A hazardous materials crew was responding to the spill in the factory in the 4800 block of South St. Louis Avenue about 1 p.m., said Chicago Fire...
Tags: Chicago Fire Department
Tribune reportersA Chicago man is facing multiple charges in connection with a hit-and-run Thursday night that killed a Southwest Side woman and injured another. Fernando Marin, 40, of the 4500 block of South Drake Avenue, was speeding down South Homan Avenue toward the...
Tribune reporterA wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A Chicago man is facing multiple charges in connection with a Thursday night hit-and-run accident that killed a Southwest Side woman. Read more • A 30-year-old man was shot in the head...
Tags: South Chicago, McKinley Park, Gage Park
Tribune reporterOne firefighter suffered minor injuries at a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood early Sunday morning, and fires destroyed two other homes in the Gage Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods. The firefighter hurt in the South Chicago neighborhood, in...
During the reign of Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholics in the Chicago area confronted many of the shifting tides that will face the man chosen to serve as the next pontiff. As the church leaps into a simmering public square on such issues as abortion...
Tribune reportersBail was set at $150,000 today on weapons-related charges for a Brighton Park man already on parole in an attempted murder case after beat officers saw him firing a gun near his home this week. Edgar Jasso, 29, faces charges of unlawful use of a weapon...
Tribune reporterA 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead today, after he was dragged out of a car on New Year's Day by two suspected gang members who beat him with a bottle and stole his vehicle in the Brighton Park neighborhood, police said. The attack happened on Jan....
Tags: New Year's Day, Gang Activity
As the second fastest-growing neighborhood in the city, Brighton Park is home to a large proportion of Chicago's low-income families and children. Dramatic changes in the last decade have transformed a previously predominant Polish, Irish, Lithuanian, and...
Tags: United Way , Family
Chicago police are warning Brighton Park and Heart of Chicago residents after five robberies in the two South Side neighborhoods. In a pair of robberies in the 4300 and 4400 South blocks of Western Avenue in Brighton Park, four people in a dark SUV...
Tags: Theft, Heart of Chicago
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