The security guard was making her rounds at a building in Chinatown when she saw a man in a white mask standing outside an apartment, mumbling.She asked if he was alright and the man pulled a gun with an extended clip from his waist Wednesday afternoon.Read more
Cowboy was getting a bad feeling about the party at his West Side motorcycle club Monday night.It was just before 10 p.m. and the crowd was getting unruly. Cowboy, who gave only his nickname, started to get people to leave the Born Losers Motorcycle Club at 4420 W. Madison St. in West Garfield Park.He heard one shot from the back of the building, and he no longer needed to show people the door.Read more
A loud argument broke out at a memorial party for Kenneth Williams, a 28-year-old man who was shot dead after leaving the Cook County criminal courthouse in August.
Sevetta Kidd was one of about 100 people who crowded into a Far South Side home and porch Saturday for the celebration — what would have been Williams' birthday.
Kidd, 34, hoped the dispute would resolve quickly.Read more
Paramedics draped a white sheet over a man they had lifted onto the gurney and wheeled him through a vacant lot to an ambulance on Congress Parkway.Across the street near Homan Avenue, Ishmael Abdullah played a mellophone and Isaac Allen played a b-flat trumpet.Read more
John and his sister jumped to the floor of their South Austin apartment Monday night, crouching low until the thud of gunfire was over.When it seemed safe, they ventured outside with their aunt, mother and their small, furry Shih Tzu, leaving behind the reality show they had been watching on TV.A young man was lying near Mason and West End avenues, just steps from their home, blood trailing from hisRead more
Timothy King heard a loud bang late Saturday outside his Far South Side home but didn't think anything of it.“I thought I heard what was a gunshot, and since it’s a thunderstorm going on, I thought maybe it's just thunder," said King, 28, a music teacher.Then he saw the lights of police cars and ambulances and went outside just after midnight. He saw a neighbor, Simone D.Read more