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Tribune reportersAccused of joining a violent mob that formed after a Chicago police officer shot and killed a suspected robber on Saturday, five men appeared in bond court yesterday. The suspects, ages 19 to 31, all face misdemeanor charges of mob action. Four of the...
Tribune reportersA man suspected of robbing a truck driver Saturday was shot to death by police a short time later following what Chicago police called a “very violent encounter” in the Back of the Yards neighborhood that later sparked a mob reaction at the...
Tribune reportersChicago ended 2012 with 506 homicides, according to an unofficial tally released Tuesday — the first time the city has topped 500 since 2008, and a 16 percent increase over 2011. While police officials were counting up the homicide toll from a...
WGN NewsA Chicago police officer is recovering in a hospital after he was shot and wounded overnight during an attempted robbery. Neighbors say they heard multiple gunshots and saw the officer had a child with him when the shooting took place. The officer is 34...
Clout StreetMayor Rahm Emanuel today declined to directly challenge Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's recent criticisms of his crime-fighting and public schools strategies, instead talking about the passion they share for education and safe streets....
Tribune reporterThe reward for information related to the death of a Chicago police officer last year has been increased, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced today. The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is offering $40,000 for information leading to an...
Tribune reportersA veteran off-duty Chicago police officer was shot twice early Monday during an attempted robbery outside his car as a young child sat inside, authorities said. While the 34-year-old officer sustained gunshot wounds to the chest and wrist, his wounds did...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says the city has logged its 500th homicide of the year. McCarthy issued a statement Friday calling the milestone a "tragic number that is reflective of the gang violence and proliferation...
Tribune reportersA woman died and three other people were badly burned, including two children 3 and 9, when someone started a fire in a home in the Lawndale neighborhood, possibly pouring accelerant on some of the victims, officials said. The woman suffered burns...
Tribune reporterChicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Monday touted the department's crime-fighting strategies in tamping down the city's murder rate since earlier this year when homicides skyrocketed. "This is not a zero-sum game. There has to be a...
Tags: Murder, Crime, Law and Justice
Tribune reportersChicago reached “a tragic number” today, according to Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy: Its homicide total for the year hit 500, the highest annual total since 2008. The city's latest homicide occurred around 9 p.m. Thursday when...
Tribune reportersHours after he was fatally shot, a small, shallow collection of blood stained the ground in the Southwest Side alley where Federico Martinez was killed. As his neighbors and friends gathered around a small memorial commemorating the Gage Park man’s...
Tags: Shootings, Murder, Africa, Human Interest
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