| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Parents of children who were homicide victims gathered Saturday at a South Side church to meet with Chicago police and county prosecutors to answer some of their questions about the unsolved investigations into their children's deaths.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:09 PM
The mother of slain Mya Lyons fought back tears today as she told a Cook County judge about the depth of her loss and asked that her young daughter’s killer – her own father –spend the rest of his life in prison.
“For the rest of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Chicago Public Schools officials said Friday they will overhaul the staff at three elementary schools that are failing academically.
The schools designated as “turnarounds” are Gresham Elementary in the Auburn-Gresham community; Dvorak...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:47 AM
After closing nearly 50 schools last year, Chicago Public Schools officials are taking a measured approach on school actions this year, placing just three schools on track to have their staffs overhauled because of subpar performance.
| Mar 9, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Chicago last week recorded its 50th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 39-year-old woman was shot Wednesday in the 8800 block of South May Street in Auburn Gresham, police said. She died Friday, according to...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Cook County prosecutors on Wednesday called the county's chief medical examiner to testify as they attempted to bolster their theory that Richard Lyons beat and strangled his 9-year-old daughter in a moment of rage and then, to throw off police,...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Sixteen people, including three children, were temporarily displaced by an apartment fire early Christmas Eve morning.
The fire was in a five-floor apartment building the 1800 block of West 79th Street in the Gresham neighborhood.
They waited in a...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:14 AM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced the members of a grocery store task force that will work to find new owners for stores left vacant after Safeway closes all Dominick's stores in the Chicago-area Dec. 28.
The task force will work with...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A man who was to turn 40 years old Monday was killed and another man wounded Saturday evening in separate shootings on the city's South Side.
Fredrick Ollie, of the 8900 block of South Union Avenue, was pronounced dead at 7:11 p.m. at Advocate Christ...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined.
Chicago recorded no homicides...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
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,...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:30 AM
A judge denied bail today for a 20-year-old South Side man who is accused in a fatal shooting earlier this month in the city's Gresham neighborhood.
Terrence Ghani, of the 1400 block of West 80th Street, has been charged with murder and attempted...