Jun 13, 2014 — Chicago has seen spikes in shootings as gangs have splintered and rival factions battle. But authorities say they've also seen a recent trend of gangs aligning to form new drug-dealing factions.
Jun 13, 2014 — DNA evidence prompted the 2012 release of Andre Davis, who served 32 years on charges that he raped and killed a 3-year-old girl. Two years later, he's facing new murder charges.
Jun 8, 2014 — Three were killed during shootings across the city of Chicago on Friday and Saturday. Two officers were also hurt during the violence.
Nov 15, 2013 — The authors found that for each degree of separation from a homicide victim, one's odds of also being murdered went down by 57 percent.
Feb 3, 2011 — People get fired for all sorts of reasons. Chicagoan John Stone never thought wearing a tie with the logo of an opposing sports team would be one of them. Fortunately, his story has a happy ending.
Oct 15, 2009 — Posters serve as a memorial to 16-year-old Derrion Albert, who was beaten to death outside Fenger High School in Chicago on Sept. 24, 2009. (Stan Barouh / Woolly Mammoth) Three weeks ago today, on September 24, Derrion Albert, a high s...
Sep 30, 2009 — Albert was killed in the Roseland community on the city's south side. I was in that neighborhood, coincidentally, last summer and reported on this very issue. When we first arrived to the area, residents were still buzzing about Percy Rounds, a 15...
Oct 28, 2008 — Jennifer Hudson's tragic loss puts Chicago's police department in the hot seat. ... And, Detroit's former Mayor is now an inmate at Wayne County Jail.