| Dec 25, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Shootings overnight left a 40-year-old man dead and at least three people injured, authorities said.
In what appeared to be the most recent shooting about 2:15 a.m., a man was shot in the 1200 block of West 73rd Place in the Englewood neighborhood on...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Police were searching for the hit-and-run driver of a van that struck and killed a 65-year-old man in the Englewood neighborhood Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The hit-and-run accident happened at 4:40 p.m. on the 1000 block of West 59th Street,...
| Nov 8, 2013
More than 30 years ago, I wrote a series for the Tribune, called "City on the Brink," on Chicago's descent into Rust Belt torpor. It chronicled a litany of loss — of industries, stores, people, jobs and taxes — that seemingly doomed Chicago to...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:44 AM
A 60-year-old man was shot during a robbery attempt in the Austin neighborhood Tuesday night and a younger man was shot in Englewood early Wednesday.
The older man is in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital after he was shot in the 5000 block of...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Vincent Richardson, the teen who passed himself off as a police officer at age 14, pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer and was given 18 months in state prison today, according to court records.
Richardson, 19, made national headlines when...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Protesters called for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s resignation Friday after her announcement earlier in the week that she would not bring charges against a Chicago police officer who fatally shot an Englewood man in the back as...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Three people suffered what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries when they were shot this evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side, police said.
The three were shot about 8:53 p.m. on Interstate 94 northbound near 59th Street...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:33 AM
A man was taken to a hospital with head injuries he suffered after allegedly stealing a police car this morning in Englewood prompting a pursuit.
The man was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County with injuries that did not appear to be...
| Nov 20, 2013
Do not go west, young Frenchman.
And the South Side south of 59th Street? Non, non, non.
If you read my colleague Katherine Skiba's story in the Tribune on Tuesday, you know what I'm talking about. The French government has been advising visitors to...
| 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