| 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-...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 11:44 AM
A Vernon Hills man has been charged with drug and traffic offenses after paramedics had to climb inside his car to revive him after he had passed out behind the wheel on a street in the Buena Park neighborhood on Chicago's North Side.
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 3:56 PM
Six homicides were logged in Chicago on Friday, making it the deadliest day of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Three of the homicides that day occurred in the Chatham community area, according to officials.
At about 3:30 a....
| Aug 13, 2011
| 4:42 PM
A second suspect has been charged in the murder of a Chicago man who showed some friends envelopes filled with cash a few days before he was robbed and killed at his home in East Chatham, a Cook County prosecutor said today.
Joshua Brown, 19, appeared in...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work.
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:54 PM
Eight people were injured, four seriously, in three-vehicle crash that injured an officer in his police car in the Chatham neighborhood this evening, officials said.
The crash at 83rd Street and Indiana Avenue left a Pontiac sport-utility vehicle on...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:53 PM
South Shore has seen two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 50-year-old man was...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:00 AM
Chicago police tonight were questioning a person, reportedly a teenager, in a weekend shooting outside a South Side bakery that left three young adults dead.
Police wouldn't say whether the person was a witness or a suspect, though WBBM-TV stated the...