| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Each weekend seems to bring another jazz festival, the recent Englewood and Hyde Park events leading to yet another on Friday and Saturday nights: the 11th annual Chicago Gypsy Jazz Festival at the Green Mill Jazz Club.
True, Chicago guitarist Alfonso...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Thursday, Oct. 10
Chicago Public, Big Shoulders
Lincoln Park at Taft, at Lane
Steinmetz at Roosevelt, 4:15 at Lane
Chicago Public, Illini Heartland
Harper at Marshall, 4:15 at Rockne
Chicago Public, Illini Land of Lincoln
Harlan at Julian,...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Charges have been filed against a man who impersonated a federal agent, calling himself "Officer Franklin" in a string of robberies across the South Side.
James Blackman, 46, of the 6400 block of South Morgan Street in the Englewood neighborhood, has...
| Oct 8, 2013
Last spring Mayor Rahm Emanuel shared his hope that someday the children living in all of the neighborhoods of the city, especially the most impoverished and troubled and dangerous, would look toward the skyscrapers of the Loop and realize that they are...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Two men charged in the West Englewood slaying of a Chicago police officer in 2009 are scheduled to go on trial today.
Kevin Walker and Christopher Harris are accused of killing Officer Alejandro "Alex" Valadez as he responded to a report of shots...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009.
The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
| Oct 13, 2013
Miles Harvey has written a book that will ever be on my Best Books I've Ever Read list, 2000's “The Island of Lost Maps.” Also on that list is Alex Kotlowitz's “There Are No Children Here,” published in 1991.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:31 AM
The cause of a fire that raced through three Englewood neighborhood homes, killing an 11-month-old baby girl and a woman, remains undetermined but fire officials say they know more about where it started and how it spread.
The blaze began in the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Construction of a South Side train overpass is shutting down outbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Due to work on the the Englewood Flyover, authorities are restricting southbound traffic to a single express lane, and that lane may be closed...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Chicago Public, Inter-City 1
Little Village at Maine, 5:30 at Lane
Chicago Public, Inter-City 2
Gage Park at Bronzeville, 4:15 at Eckersall
Juarez at Kelly, 4:15 at Rockne
Kennedy at Tilden, 4:15 at Stagg
| Oct 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The heat has been restored at an Englewood women's shelter after donations poured in to cover a $21,000 bill, but Clare's Place still needs help to continue servicing its residents, the shelter's director said this afternoon.
The heat was turned back on...