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Summer Violence

Cops: Man Shot Two Sisters, Killing One Of Them, In Logan Square

Posted 12.10.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man was charged Sunday with shooting two of his sisters, killing one of them and seriously injuring the other during a dispute behind their ...

Parolee Tried To Rob Off-Duty Corrections Officer

Posted 12.07.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man on parole in a murder conspiracy case has been accused of trying to rob four people, one of whom was an off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s...

Gang Member Charged In Brutal Attack That Left 14-Year-Old In A Coma

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago gang member was charged late Tuesday in the brutal beating of a 14-year-old boy he mistook for a member of a rival gang to the point of a co...

13-Year-Old Boy Among 3 Teens Injured In Rogers Park Shooting

Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

A 13-year-boy was in serious condition Tuesday morning after being shot along with two other teens in the Rogers Park neighborhood on Chicago's North ...

Uptown Drive-By Shooting Kills 1, Injures Another

Posted 10.29.2011 | Chicago

One man was killed and another was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting Sunday evening near Truman College in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. Br...

Teens Charged In Chinatown Mob Attack

Posted 10.22.2011 | Chicago

Police have charged seven teenage boys in connection with a mob attack that severely injured an 18-year-old victim walking in Chicago's Chinatown neig...

CPS Security Head Resigns, Returns To CPD Lieutenant Post

Posted 10.15.2011 | Chicago

With only a few weeks to go before schools citywide open their doors to students, the Chicago Public Schools' head of security, Michael Shields, has r...

Joseph Erbentraut

Boystown Violence: Market Days Arrive As 'Hood Heals

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 10.12.2011 | Chicago

With more than 100,000 visitors expected to converge onto Chicago's East Lakeview, or Boystown, neighborhood this weekend for the 30th annual Northals...

17-Year-Old Boy Dies After Fourth Of July Beating At Ind. Beach

Posted 09.05.2011 | Chicago

A 17-year-old boy who called Chicago's Beverly neighborhood home has died from injuries sustained during an alleged brawl on a beach in Long Beach, In...

Boystown Violence: Hundreds Pack Into Tense Community Meeting

Posted 09.06.2011 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of the Windy City Times In the midst of a community uproar over violent crime in Lakeview, the much-anticipated July ...

Alderman Calling For Surveillance Cameras Along Beaches To Curb Summer Violence

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A North Side alderman is calling for police surveillance cameras along a stretch of beach from Oak Street to North Avenue to keep a lid on violence th...