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  • The ones who said it: Best of On the Fringe in 2013

    The ones who said it: Best of On the Fringe in 2013
    In his Tony Award acceptance speech this year for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Tracy Letts gave special thanks to the Chicago storefront scene that nurtured him. "We are the ones who say it to their faces," he declared of his small-theater peers....
  • Man wounded in West Side shooting

    Man wounded in West Side shooting
    A 34-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car on the West Side on Sunday night.  The man was in the 300 block of North Hamlin Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when someone pulled alongside in another car and started shooting about 6:...
  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • Man charged in Midway Orange Line, Montclare rape attacks

    Man charged in Midway Orange Line, Montclare rape attacks
    A 30-year-old Park West man was charged with a pair of sexual assaults on Friday – one near the Orange Line at Midway Airport and the other in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side. James Whiteside, of the 600 block of West Deming...
  • Logan Square sees homicide uptick

    Logan Square recorded its second homicide of the month last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 23-year-old man was shot to death Dec. 23 in the 2300 block of North Ridgeway Avenue, police said. Logan Square has logged five...
  • 2 shot in East Garfield Park

    2 shot in East Garfield Park
    Two people were hospitalized after being shot this afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened on the 3400 block of West Flournoy Street at about 2:45 p.m., according to police and fire officials. A 27-year-old...
  • West Englewood sees 5 homicides in 9 days

    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,...
  • No bail for 2nd man charged in killing of UPS worker

    No bail for 2nd man charged in killing of UPS worker
    A 20-year-old man on parole in a 2009 carjacking is the second person charged in the slaying of a veteran UPS employee who was gunned down in a robbery as he walked to a West Garfield Park "L" stop on his way to work late Tuesday, Cook County...
  • 2 dead, 3 wounded in overnight shootings

    2 dead, 3 wounded in overnight shootings
    Two men were shot to death on city sidewalks Tuesday night on the West Side and three others were wounded across the city, according to police. Uriel Quinones, 20, was shot to death in the 2200 block of South Oakley Avenue in the Heart of Chicago...
  • Daughter of slain UPS worker: 'I want my dad back'

    Daughter of slain UPS worker: 'I want my dad back'
    A 20-year-old man on parole in a 2009 carjacking is the second person charged in the slaying of a veteran UPS employee who was gunned down in a robbery as he walked to a West Garfield Park "L" stop on his way to work late Tuesday, Cook County...
  • Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce

     Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce
    Anna Wilson always considered her career in construction as simply a way to pay the bills. She never thought a job could be the path toward personal fulfillment. But when she lost her job and her home, she unexpectedly discovered she could make a living...
  • Police searching for missing woman, 36

    Police searching for missing woman, 36
    Police are searching for a 36-year-old woman reported missing from the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Christina "Chrissy" Brocks, of the 2800 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was last seen Thursday at 8 p.m. Brocks, who is described as having a light...