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While hanging out with friends at his apartment, a 28-year-old Chicago man allegedly forced two teenage girls into his bedroom, where he sexually assaulted them as they tried to escape, Cook County prosecutors said Sunday. Everado Salinas stood...
Tags: Trials, Crimes, Lawyers, Juvenile Delinquency, Justice System
The 15 employees of the Southwest Organizing Project, a nonprofit community group on Chicago's Southwest Side, are housed in a small, shared office space when they aren't out in the community. They are out a lot in the neighborhoods, ones particularly...
Tribune reporterA West Englewood man has been charged with multiple armed robberies on the Southwest Side over the holidays, according to charges announced in Cook County Bond Court today. Rondale Jett, 42, of the 2000 block of 69th Street, was charged late Friday with...
Tribune reporterTwelve people, including a 14-year-old boy, were wounded by gunfire across the city Friday night and Saturday morning. The teen was shot in the 12400 block of South Perry Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood about 8:35 p.m. He was shot in the back and...
Rats, cats, raccoons and bats made the list of animal bites the city's Commission on Animal Care and Control logged during 2011. But the most commonly reported cases of animal bites goes to the dogs. In fact, canines accounted for about 98 percent of...
Tags: Near North Side, Vaccines, Chicago Loop, Rabies, Animal Attacks
RedEyeChicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show. Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
Tribune reporterThe death of a man who died in a "suspicious" apartment fire this morning was ruled a homicide after an autopsy revealed he died of carbon monoxide poison and smoke inhalation due to arson. The man was found in a second-floor apartment in a building on...
Tribune reporterA Chicago man died after his car crossed five lanes of traffic, bounced off a wall and hit a light pole on the Kennedy Expressway Thursday night, police said. The man was inbound in the far right lane about 7:30 p.m. and ended up on the inner wall...
Tags: Chicago, Chicago Fire Department
A 15-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a shooting this evening in the Southwest Side’s West Lawn neighborhood, police and fire officials said. The shooting happened at about 6 p.m. near the corner of Hamlin Avenue and 64th Street, said...
Tags: Chicago Fire Department
Tribune reportersThree men suspected in the fatal stabbing of two men in an Edgewater apartment were part of a "crew" that had ties to drug-trafficking organizations -- and may be responsible for several drug-related mass killings -- police disclosed today. The crew's...
Tribune reportersCharges were filed this morning against two surviving members of a murderous drug crew that may be responsible for more than a dozen slayings in Chicago, officials say. Augustin Toscano, 29, and Raul Segura-Rodriguez, 36, were arrested late Saturday...
Tags: Trials, Crimes, Drug Trafficking, Music Theater, Edgewater
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