| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:59 AM
One firefighter suffered minor injuries at a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood early Sunday morning, and fires destroyed two other homes in the Gage Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.
The firefighter hurt in the South Chicago neighborhood, in...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A Chicago man is facing multiple charges in connection with a Thursday night hit-and-run accident that killed a Southwest Side woman. Read more
• A 30-year-old man was shot in the head...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:32 PM
An Aberdeen man suspected of a Chicago murder remains in the Brown County Jail.
Illinois authorities believe Daniel E. Neasom, 29, pushed a woman out of a window of his third-story apartment in Chicago's Gage Park neighborhood. The woman died as the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Two people were taken to area hospitals following a traffic crash this morning that sent at least six ambulances to the scene in the Gage Park neighborhood.
The Emergency Medical Services Plan 1, which sends six ambulances to a scene, was called for the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 16-year-old boy was killed in Gage Park on Saturday afternoon, one of four people shot between about 1:30 and 9:15 p.m. Read more.
• A truck ran into a train in the Hegewisch...
| May 28, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Embattled United Neighborhood Organization boss Juan Rangel will stay on as CEO but step down from the charter school operator's board of directors as the group tries to make changes to get state funding restored after allegations of nepotism and conficts...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:34 PM
A Southwest Side man has been charged in the 2009 death of a 16-year-old boy ejected from an SUV when it was rammed by a van during a chase, prosecutors said.
Hugo “Juicy” Ocon, 30, has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Chicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show.
Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
| Mar 28, 2012
In the words of renowned author James Baldwin, March’s Teacher of the Month, Susan Steinmiller, rejects making peace with mediocrity.
The devoted teacher drives 100 miles daily from Rockford to Gage Park High School on Chicago’s south side,...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 12:11 PM
The good news: All events at the 14th annual World Music Festival will be free.
The bad: The event is smaller than last year's, with 49 shows, compared to last year's 63.
"Obviously, in a transition year, you're not working under ideal circumstances,"...