Chicago Murder Epidemic

Teen Boy Shot 8 Times, Killed in South Deering

(Sun Times Wire) A 17-year-old boy was killed Saturday after he was shot eight times in South Deering on the Far South Side. About 4 p.m., Isaih Maclin was in an alley in the 10800 block of South Hoxie Avenue, when he was approached by multiple people who fired shots at him, Chicago police and…

Teen, Project Hood Graduate Shot, Killed in Gresham

Pastor Corey Brooks made a statement on Facebook about the death of Tyquan Manney, 18, shot and killed in Gresham this past weekend. R.I.P. Tyquan Manney – Sometimes living and ministering in the Hood to people on the margins can break your heart. TQ graduated from our school, was in our construction program and was…

Woman Found Dead in Burning Car in Andersonville

(Sun Times Wire) A woman was found dead in a burning car Friday in Andersonville on the North Side, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of a car fire at 12:48 a.m. in the 1400 block of West Farragut Avenue and found the woman’s body in the back seat of the parked vehicle, according to…

Man Shot, Killed in Logan Square Attempted Carjacking

(Sun Times Wire) A man was shot and killed Sunday during an attempted carjacking in Logan Square on the Northwest Side. Alexis Andrade, 22, was in a vehicle with a 21-year-old woman about 11:47 p.m. in the 3000 block of North Kimball Avenue when a male approached him and demanded the vehicle, Chicago police and…

8 Killed, 35 Wounded in Labor Day Shootings in Chicago

(Sun Times Wire) At least 43 people were shot — eight of them fatally — in gun violence across Chicago over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Though the city saw its lowest number of murders and shootings in August since 2011, according to data from Chicago police, the number of fatal shootings over the holiday…