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Englewood »

Neighborhood Dialogue on Gun Violence to Take Place at South Side Cafe

The community can help shape the way media tells stories about communities affected by gun violence.

Hyde Park »

Jackson Park Shooting Sends Man to Hospital Monday Night

Police said a bullet grazed the man's head and he took himself to the hospital.

Woodlawn »

16-Year-Old Arrives at U. of C. Hospital With Gunshot Wound: Police

Police said a 16-year-old boy walked into a hospital after a possible drive-by Monday afternoon.

West Englewood »

Gunman Ambushed Long-Time Chocolate Store Employee in Fatal Robbery: Family

Todd Coleman, 54, was "sun on a cloudy day," his family said. "People would say, 'There goes TC.'"

Auburn Gresham »

Twin Brother Slain Days Before his 40th Birthday

Fredrick Ollie was shot and killed Saturday night.

Kenwood »

'Dope Deal Gone Bad' Led to Kenwood Shootout in Parked Car, Police Say

Residents voiced concerns and were updated by police after a fatal drug-related shooting Wednesday night.

Back of the Yards »

Deonta' Howard's Mother Says 3-Year-Old Shot in Gang Ambush Is 'Strong'

Shamarah Leggett said she hopes the shooters can feel sympathy after her son was shot with 12 others.

Uptown »

Uptown Shooting Victim on Life Support Unlikely to Recover, Girlfriend Says

"We used to sing together, but now I don't want to sing anymore," the girlfriend of Darius Oliver said.

Douglas »

Safe Passage Route Shooting Victim's Family Hopes Killing Will Spur Action

More than 100 of Ralph Mcneal's relatives and friends gathered on the block where he was killed Monday.

Englewood »

Slain Man's Family: 'We Have No Control'

Jason Scott's dad said the slain man's criminal past kept him from work that could have saved his life.

Grand Crossing »

McCarthy: About 30 Murders Could Have Been Stopped With Tougher Sentences

The city's top cop said 109 shootings in 2013 could have been prevented with tougher laws.

Englewood »

Top Cop 'Disappointed' with Continuing Violence, But Says Rahm Has His Back

Supt. Garry McCarthy said 2012's violence outpaced this year's, despite weekend shootings.

West Pullman »

Mom Still Has Love for Community Where Son Was Shot and Killed

Frances Charleston continues Shannon Ware's "legacy" in the neighborhood where he was killed.

Chatham »

7-Year-Old Boy Shot at Fourth Of July Barbecue in South Side Park

The boy was in critical condition after being shot at Cole Park in Chatham, authorities said.

Grand Crossing »

Three Killed, Four Others Wounded in Thursday Shootings

The shootings included a 7-year-old boy shot at a barbecue and a 17-year-old shot by police.