| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Deerfield-based drugstore giant Walgreen Co. and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that Walgreens will open dozens of new food outlets as the retailer upgrades stores and expands in Chicago. The plan will include the addition of 600 jobs in...
| Jul 5, 2011
Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell."
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:11 AM
A retired school teacher and security guard calmly recounted in federal court today how they were shot and wounded four years ago when three masked men stormed into a Chatham neighborhood bank.
One of the alleged suspects, David Vance, is on trial in...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:17 AM
South Side tactical cops seized about $123,000 in cocaine and cash after receiving a tip about a drug delivery in the city's Chatham neighborhood, Chicago police said today.
The officers from the Gresham police district received a tip Saturday that a...
| Jan 30, 2011
| 8:17 AM
A man who had barricaded himself in a home in Chicago's West Chatham neighborhood this morning was shot and wounded by a police officer after he lunged at the officer with knife, police said.
At about 5:15 a.m., Chicago officers at a home near 83rd...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Chicago saw a spate of shootings and a fatal stabbing overnight, a more typical night of violence in the city after a 60-hour lull that ended early Friday.
The 2½ day streak without a shooting in the city ended about 1:40 a.m. Friday when a 47-year-...
| May 19, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night while he and a friend were riding their bikes in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to the victim's older sister.
Alejandro Jaime was riding his bike with an 11-year-year-old friend when a car...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
North Lawndale saw three homicides in two days this last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a woman was found shot to death in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. The same day, a 19-year-old man was...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Chicago police traded gunfire with a man in the Chatham neighborhood Saturday night.
It's not clear why police were pursuing the man about 8:30 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Vernon Avenue, but he shot at police, and police also shot at him, Chicago...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:35 PM
A man was wounded and a second man grazed in the face in a shooting late Sunday night in the city's Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said.
The men were discovered in the 700 block of East 79th Street at about 10:50 p.m., police...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Christina Loukas of Riverwoods still is in good position to make her second straight Olympic team going into Saturday afternoon’s 3-meter springboard finals in the U.S. trials at Federal Way, Wash.
But she was crushed by a close defeat in...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Seven homicides were recorded Nov. 5, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At 2:10 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of South Troy Street in North Lawndale,...