| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:14 PM
A large tree fell on a group of people exiting a South Side church where they had been attending funeral services this afternoon, authorities said.
Six people were taken to the hospital, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:46 AM
An infant was injured in a cooking fire early this morning in the East Chatham neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The 1-month-old was taken in fair-to-serious condition to Jackson Park Hospital from the fire in the 7900 block of...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:16 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A computer glitch caused the the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines to abruptly shut down overnight, forcing some players to leave without cashing out. Read more
• An infant was injured in...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:32 AM
At least seven people were wounded in shootings across the South Side on Thursday night and Friday morning, including a 15-year-old boy.
The boy was shot on 73rd Street between Wentworth Avenue and Perry Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood about 8:...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Part of a series; for a directory of commenters, click here. Commenter ID: David P. Graf Real name: The same as my name as I do not believe in using a pseudonym. However, I understand why some need to do......
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:53 AM
A 22-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were wounded in separate shootings late Saturday and early today in the Chatham and Gage Park neighborhoods on the South Side.
At 3:05 a.m. the 17-year-old was walking on a sidewalk in the 5200 block of South...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:56 AM
A woman was critically wounded and a man injured in stabbings suffered during a domestic fight Sunday evening in the Chatham neighborhood.
Paramedics were sent to the 500 block of East 82nd Street at 5:21 p.m. and found a woman who was stabbed...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 1:22 PM
A CTA bus driver was attacked early this morning in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side and a 22-year-old man has been charged, police said.
It was about 1:45 a.m. when the man began causing a disturbance aboard a CTA bus in the 7700 block of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Some neighborhoods have it all, and some neighborhoods have very little, but only one Chicago neighborhood, Greater Grand Crossing, has Stephanie Hart and her Brown Sugar Bakery.
There, every day you can get cupcakes the size of small children's heads...
| Mar 13, 2013
Parents often flock to books dispensing advice about how to rear children who possess both the social skills to be well liked among their peers and the academic chops to make it to the Ivy League.
Hyde Park residents Grayson Kachingwe and Donna...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Chicago police officers were taking Thadeus Ridley to get medical attention after a fight inside his apartment, officials said Saturday, when he uttered three unexpected words: “I murdered someone.”
The “someone” Ridley was...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once.
Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...