| Apr 27, 2014
| 7:57 PM
A Sunday evening Mass at Holy Name Cathedral capped roughly 24 hours of celebration across the Chicago Archdiocese over the historic elevation of two popes to sainthood.
Unable to travel to Rome for the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII,...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:12 AM
A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials.
The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather.
The extra officers...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Several residents will be looking for a new place to live after a fire raced through two buildings in the Englewood neighborhood late this morning.
No one was hurt during the blaze, which started about 11:10 a.m. on a back porch of a 2-1/2 story frame...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:35 PM
A 17-year-old Chicago rapper has been charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a livery driver in Wentworth Gardens last month.
Clint Massey, who performs as “RondoNumbaNine,” was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 2:05 PM
A 35-year-old Indiana man was killed when someone fired into a South Side home after a party late Saturday night, police said.
The man, from Gary, had been attending a party in the 2000 block of West 67th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood when a...
| Mar 15, 2014
I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime.
As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Chicago police shot and wounded a man as he stood on a balcony and started pointing a gun at a sergeant, authorities said.
Officers had been called to 61st Street and Sangamon Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood around 10 p.m. Monday and found the man,...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Three people were wounded in shootings early Sunday and Saturday on the south and west sides.
Most recently, a man took himself to Norwegian-American Hospital about 3 a.m. for treatment of a gunshot wound to the toe which happened when he accidentally...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:32 AM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:42 AM
An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant shot and killed a man who tried to rob him Monday night at a Far South Side gas station, police said.
The shooting happened shortly before 10 p.m. on the 700 block of East 103rd Street in the Pullman...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Four Chicago community areas logged their second homicides of 2014 in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Each of the community areas--Austin, Englewood, South Shore and Woodlawn--saw their first homicide of the year in...