Chicago Murder Epidemic

Man Charged in Fatal Shooting at Garfield Park Red Line Stop

A 33-year-old man was charged Tuesday in the shooting death of another man near a CTA Red Line station. Police said Fredrick Stewart got into an argument with the victim around 2:40 a.m. Monday near the Garfield station in the 200-block of West Garfield Boulevard in Chicago’s Fuller Park neighborhood. The victim was identified Tuesday…

Woman, 22, Shot, Killed in the Roseland Neighborhood

A 22-year-old woman was killed late Tuesday night in a shooting in Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. The victim’s family said she was out with friends and had just been dropped off near East 107th Street and South Indiana Avenue when she was shot several times around 11:35 p.m. Police found her lying on the sidewalk, face…

Man Shot, Killed on CTA Redline Station

A man was shot and killed on a CTA Red Line platform on the South Side early Monday, Chicago police said. The 33-year-old victim was shot in the head and chest inside the Garfield Station on the Red Line in the 200-block of West Garfield Avenue at about 2:39 a.m., police said. Police said the…

Suspect in Custody for the Fatal Shooting of Judge, Others Wanted

Chicago police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a Cook county judge in what police described as a “targeted robbery.” Joshua Smith, 37, turned himself in to answer detectives’ questions Wednesday and was later charged with first-degree murder and other charges in the death of Associate Judge Raymond Myles, who…

Bloody Chicago, 3 Dead, 12 Wounded in Shootings on Monday

(SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) – Three people were killed, including a Cook County criminal court judge, and 12 more were wounded in shootings Monday across Chicago. The latest homicide happened Monday night in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. An unidentified male was shot to death about 9:20 p.m. in the 100 block…

Son Killed, Father Wounded after Shooting each other over Dog

A 22 year old man was killed and his father critically injured Sunday morning in the city’s Burnside neighborhood after the pair shot each other during an argument over the family dog, according to Chicago police. The shooting occurred near the 9100 block of South Woodlawn Avenue around 8:20 a.m., police said. The men, ages…

Shooter Arrested in South Shore Quadruple Homicide

A person has been arrested in connection with a South Shore neighborhood shooting last week that left four people dead. Detectives made the arrest on Tuesday, Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a tweet. Police scheduled a press conference for Wednesday morning. About 3:30 p.m. last Thursday, a shooter walked into Nadia Fish and…

U.S. Army Vet Stabbed to Death in Gresham Neighborhood

A 62-year-old Army veteran was found fatally stabbed early Sunday in the city’s Gresham neighborhood. At about 12:40 a.m., the man was found dead with stab wounds to the head and neck in the 8500-block of South Peoria, police said. Family identified the man was Robert Cox, of the city’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. Community activist…

Garfield Park Mass Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Wounded

Two men are dead and three others in critical condition after six people were shot in East Garfield Park Sunday evening, according to information from the Chicago Police Department. According to police, a group of men were standing on the 3500 block of West Van Buren around 4:30 p.m. Sunday when a four-door sedan, possibly…