Chicago Murder Epidemic

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…

4 Murdered in Gang Shooting in South Shore

Within four hours, four people were fatally shot at or near a restaurant and a woman was discovered dead from a gunshot wound to the head less than a mile away in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. The five were among at least nine people shot in attacks across the city starting Thursday morning,…

Pregnant Woman Shot, Killed in South Shore

A pregnant woman was found shot to death Thursday afternoon in an apartment in the South Shore neighborhood. Patrice L. Calvin, 26, was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head in an apartment in the 7500 block of South Luella at 12:06 p.m., according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s…