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Maria Green let silence fall over a weekly meeting before weighing in on the question of how Illinois Tool Works should supply information to board members inquiring about vote tallies at annual meetings. The pause prompted staff members to share...
"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel a few years ago. "And what I mean by that," he said, "it's an opportunity to do things you could not do before." Things you could not do before? Or things you would not do...
A judge denied bail today for an Urbana man charged with murder in connection with the slaying of a West Side Chicago resident in July 2012. Quinn Holmes, 40, of the 300 block of West Park Street, was arrested Thursday by Chicago police with the U.S....
A West Humboldt Park man was found fatally shot in the hallway of a West Garfield Park apartment building Tuesday, authorities said. Darvelle Brown, 24, of the 4300 block of West Crystal Street, was pronounced dead at 6:32 a.m. at Mount Sinai Hospital,...
Tags: Prisons, Humboldt Park, Punishment, Garfield Park
Tribune reporterAn extra-alarm fire gutted most of a six-flat apartment building in the West Garfield Park neighborhood late Friday and early Saturday. The fire, in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, broke out before 11 p.m. Responders upgraded the alarm to bring...
A suspect was being questioned in connection with the shooting of two 17-year-old girls in the West Garfield Park neighborhood this morning, police said. One of the girls was shot in the chest and suffered a graze wound to the head in the attack in...
Tags: Shootings, Garfield Park
Tribune reportersA 17-year-old boy was arrested with a gun at a West Garfield Park funeral this morning as part of the Chicago Police Department’s crackdown on possible conflicts at gang funerals, police said. Roosevelt J. Yarber, of the 4100 block of West Van...
Tribune reporterArrested on Chicago's West Side with a loaded automatic handgun, one Elgin teenager told officers he was seeking revenge for a friend's shooting, police said. Jeremy Jones and Dawan J. Nelson, both 19, were arrested shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday night...
Tribune reporterA man died following a fire late this morning on the West Side, officials said. The fire erupted at 10:50 a.m. in the 4000 block of West Van Buren Street, according to Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Robert Perez. The man, 75,...
Tribune reporterSeven people were injured in a traffic crash early this morning on the West Side in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood. The crash happened about 4:31 a.m. near the intersection of Cicero Avenue and Ferdinand Street, said Chicago Police...
RedEyeNew City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
Tribune reporterA Gary, Ind. man and a Southwest Side teen were killed and at least six other people wounded in attacks across the city Friday night into Saturday morning, according to police. The latest homicide happened about 5:40 a.m. Saturday in the 11600 block of...
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