| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The City of Chicago and Google have partnered to bring free wireless service to Garfield Park and the South Shore Cultural Center, officials said.
The service is now available at both locations and is planned to help thousands of people get online,...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Humboldt Park recorded two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On March 20, a 76-year-old woman was strangled to death in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 47-...
| Mar 29, 2014
The Tribune is to be congratulated for its stellar series of editorials on "A New Plan of Chicago" and for soliciting and publishing many of its readers' ideas — both large and small — on this vital topic. Here's my two...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Two men were charged over the weekend in a Friday drive-by shooting that injured a 22-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy on the city's West Side.
Jalen Searcy, 18, and Willie Powell, 21, were ordered held without bail Sunday in Cook County bond court...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Rogers Park on Monday recorded its third homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 36-year-old man was shot to death in the 1600 block of West Howard Street, police said.
Rogers Park logged four homicides last year,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:33 PM
A man died this morning after he was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.
Cayode Fornize, 33, was pronounced dead at 8:56 a.m. today at Mount Sinai Hospital after being injured near Van Buren Street...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A West Garfield Park man was ordered held on no bail Sunday after prosecutors say he brandished a gun at convenience store employees and customers because he was angered over the tax he had to pay for a bottle of Pepsi.
Nahshon X. Shelton, 36, of the...
| Apr 15, 2014
Duane Ehresman has bought and rehabbed 21 midsize multifamily buildings in some of Chicago's most challenged neighborhoods over the past 25 years. Now he is hoping a new program will help him tackle vacant, abandoned two- and three-flats on some of...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Two men were wounded this morning in separate shootings on the city's West and South sides, police said.
The latest shooting happened shortly before noon on the 3300 block of West Fulton Boulevard in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood on the...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
A West Side prostitution sting took a violent turn Friday when a man twice punched an undercover Chicago police officer in the face, leaving her with a broken nose.
The vice officer was talking to a prospective john in the Lawndale neighborhood late...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:47 AM
A man fleeing the scene of a domestic disturbance hit two officers with his car early this morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.
The officers suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. One was taken to Mount...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:37 PM
A 61-year-old man who was upset that a home health aide did not clean up after himself and "stole" his wine, was ordered held on $75,000 bail after being charged with the aide's fatal stabbing, officials said.
Daniel Travis, of the 700 block of North...