| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:53 AM
The working group tasked with discussing a raise in Chicago's minimum wage has set dates and times for its next four public hearings.
The first meeting was held Monday night at Kennedy-King College in Englewood, and provided a forum for dozens of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Foreclosure cases were filed against almost 2,800 Chicago apartment buildings with 7,700 units last year, the smallest number since the housing crisis began and a sign of the residential market's stabilization.
The more than 30 percent decrease in...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:39 PM
From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street.
What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Chicago police shot and killed a 16-year-old boy who hid under a car with a gun in the Gresham neighborhood, one of five people shot by officers in the city over 36 hours, according to authorities.
The day before, police shot and killed a 14-year-old...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:39 AM
A young woman was killed and at least eight other people injured in shootings on the South and West sides overnight, police said.
Jaynisha Scheffer, 19, was walking down the sidewalk with a group of people in the 2200 block of West 68th Street in West...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Humboldt Park has logged two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Wednesday, a man was fatally shot in the 3300 block of West Division Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot to...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Chicago on Monday logged its 200th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 19-year-old woman was fatally shot Monday in the 2200 block of West 69th Street in West Englewood, the Tribune reported. The death comes after...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:08 AM
Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings.
Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
| Jul 16, 2014
In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale.
"I used to...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 2:04 PM
A man has been charged with attempted murder after shooting at two undercover Chicago police officers as they sat in a van in an Englewood alley, authorities said.
The officers were in the 2000 block of 68th Street around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when two...