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  • Perspective: Saving Chicago

    Perspective: Saving Chicago
    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...
  • Cops search for hit-and-run driver in fatal accident

    Cops search for hit-and-run driver in fatal accident
    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,...
  • 1 dead at least 3 injured in overnight shootings

    1 dead at least 3 injured in overnight shootings
    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...
  • 5 Chicago homicides on Thursday

    South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in...
  • Bringing a new twist to the old college try

    Bringing a new twist to the old college try
    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...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • A 22-year-old man died in a South Side crash Monday afternoon. Read more. • A 74-year-old man with dementia is missing from the Gage Park neighborhood, according to police....
  • Officer, 2 others injured in crash

    Officer, 2 others injured in crash
    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...
  • Chicago tops 400 homicides for 2013

    Chicago tops 400 homicides for 2013
    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...
  • Shootings across city kill 1, injure 7

    Shootings across city kill 1, injure 7
    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...
  • Burglars target Englewood community center: 'It's awful'

    Burglars target Englewood community center: 'It's awful'
    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...
  • Officer, 2 others hit by car on South Side

    Officer, 2 others hit by car on South Side
    A Chicago police officer and two others were hit by a car during a traffic stop in the Englewood neighborhood early Wednesday morning. The officer, who has worked for the department for three years, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. Police...
  • No charges for cop in 2011 fatal shooting caught on video

    No charges for cop in 2011 fatal shooting caught on video
    Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday they would not bring criminal charges against a Chicago police officer who was captured on videotape fatally shooting an unarmed man, saying an exhaustive review showed that the officer reasonably mistook a cellphone...