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Woodlawn »

Man Shot in the Back Sunday Afternoon One Block from U. of C. Campus

Police said the man was in fair condition and no one associated with the university was involved.

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.