| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:26 PM
An Englewood women's shelter that went without heat for three days in October is on firmer financial footing after donors stepped forward to pay long-overdue bills.
In October, an anonymous donor paid the shelter's $21,026.74 gas bill, said Clara Kirk,...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Just weeks away from Christmas, a founder of a community group in the Englewood neighborhood Friday voiced her disgust about a recent break-in.
"It's awful that it's the people among us who are destroying us," said Jean Carter-Hill of Imagine...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• A Riverside man was driving under the influence when he fatally struck a bicyclist on the West Side late Friday, according to police. Read more.
• Eight people were shot in...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Eight people were shot in a 10-hour span starting Saturday evening across Chicago, including a 26-year-old man fatally shot in the North Austin neighborhood and three men injured when gunshots were fired into an Englewood lounge.
The fatal shooting...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Chicago on Sunday surpassed 400 homicides for the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in the 5600 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue in Austin, according to the Tribune. This was the 400th...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:50 AM
A Chicago police officer and two others were injured in a car crash early Tuesday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
A red sedan was heading east on 72nd Street near Racine Avenue when it hit a Chevy Trailblazer and then ran...
| Dec 12, 2013
This is the time for Christmas lists — which elves have been naughty, which ones have been nice and which ones have skipped along the Chicago Way without doing hard time.
So I wonder if Federal Inmate 40892-424 out in Englewood, Colo., has made...
| Nov 10, 2013
Noemi Heras is supposed to graduate from Prosser Career Academy in 2015, but when she enters a computer lab on the building's second floor, she becomes a member of the class of 2019.
That's the year when, if everything goes according to plan, she will...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Fed up with package liquor stores marked by street fights and curbside drug dealing, West Side residents more than a decade ago won a moratorium banning new liquor licenses on a bleak stretch of West Madison Street.
But in April, a new neon sign for...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:26 AM
A man was hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition this morning after being rescued from a South Side apartment fire that officials said was caused by arson. The 26-year-old man was about to jump from the burning third-floor apartment on the 5600...
| 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 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...