| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A Chicago firefighter sustained minor injuries as crews were battling a fire in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon.
The fire was reported at about 3:30 p.m. on the 8200 block of South Ellis Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department Chief Joseph...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Chicago police detectives are warning residents of the Grand Crossing police district of strong-arm robberies in the area in recent weeks.
One man, sometimes with another, has committed at least four robberies since Feb. 24 in the Chatham and Park...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on residents to help police take back their neighborhoods in the wake of a spate of shootings around Chicago.
The mayor said the spike in violence -- including 49 shootings with 10 fatalities last weekend and the Monday...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A mother and her 1-year-old suffered graze wounds in a shooting in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, authorities said.
The two were injured about 3:20 p.m. while in the area of 79th Street and Maryland Avenue, said Chicago Police Department...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:08 PM
Six men were shot to death in Chicago on Sunday, making it the deadliest day of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
According to police:
At about 3 a.m., a 25-year-old man was fatally shot in the 1600 block of North Elston...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:53 PM
Rogers Park saw three homicides in three days in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men, ages 26 and 27, were shot to death Monday in the 7600 block of North Sheridan Road, police said. Three days earlier, a 15-year-...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:43 AM
Three people were shot on the South Side late Thursday and early Friday, including a 47-year-old man injured as he struggled with an armed robber in Chatham, police said.
That man was walking on the 600 block of East 89th Street about 3:30 a.m. when...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A South Side woman with multiple health issues has died after a traffic crash in the Chatham neighborhood last November, authorities said today.
Kim Ware, 41, of the 5700 block of South Indiana Avenue, was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join mayors from across the U.S. in supporting the rights of same-sex couples to marry.
Mayors for Freedom to Marry will be launched as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington D.C., where Emanuel is set to...
| Sep 25, 2008
| 4:16 PM
Updated list of verbal (non-binding) college commitments from Florida high school football players and to Florida colleges for the Class of 2009. Among the college listings, the first number is the total number of commits, followed by the number of...
| Jul 27, 2009
| 9:21 PM
(WGN-AM)- The tension between the young couple had flared to a physical confrontation before, and police had been called and reports filed.
This time, on a third-floor back porch, there was a month-old baby in the middle of it all.
And when it was...
| Jul 16, 2009
| 5:27 AM
(WGN-AM)- Two girls from Harvey -- a 15-year-old and her 3-year-old niece -- who had been missing since Monday afternoon were found this evening in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood.
A Harvey police detective said the girls were found safe this evening near...