Chicago Murder Epidemic

Woman Found in South Side Trash Bin Last Month was Asphyxiated

A 21-year-old woman was beaten and strangled before her body was found a dumpster last month in the South Side Grand Crossing neighborhood, authorities have found. A garbage collector found Diamond Turner about 12:30 p.m. on March 3 in the 7300-block of South Kenwood, according to Chicago police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.…

Second Man Charged with Murder of Judge Raymond Myles

A second man has been charged in the murder of a Cook County judge in Chicago, police announced Thursday. Earl Wilson, whose address and age were not immediately known, is charged with the murder of Judge Raymond Miles, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Thursday. Guglielmi says Wilson was the gunman. A press conference will…

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…