| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:42 AM
A Chicago man has been charged with four counts of aggravated assault to a police officer with a firearm after police say he pointed a gun at them early Friday morning.
Jovan Killingsworth, of the 6400 block of South May Street, was also charged with...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:48 PM
The Chicago Fire Department's Office of Fire Investigations is working to determine the cause of an extra-alarm fire that burned into Friday morning, according to a department spokesman.
The building in the 2100 block of West 79th Street caught fire...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 7:51 PM
One of the people wounded in a Gresham convenience store shooting that left one man dead and five others hurt is the nephew of Miami Heat basketball star Dwyane Wade, according to a statement by the Chicago native.
The shooting happened at about 6 p.m....
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:35 PM
By Lacy Schley/MEDILL NEWS SERVICE Breast cancer deaths are higher in the most racially and economically segregated Chicago areas, especially those with the fewest healthcare …...
| May 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by John Byrne and Jeremy Gorner at 11:43 a.m.; updated at 2:25 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel today formally announced that 500 Chicago police officers will be redeployed to high-crime areas this summer. "This is a down payment on my......
| Sep 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Tina Sfondeles, Chicago Sun-Times; Mike...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:44 PM
A man and a woman were seriously injured when they were shot on a porch in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side this evening, authorities said.
The two were both taken from the 7900 block of South Hermitage Avenue for treatment to Advocate Christ...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work.
| Sep 4, 2011
| 5:32 PM
Rahson Jones feared his little brother might become a faceless homicide victim, his death written off to gang violence.
Michael Jones, 23, died of a gunshot wound to the head on Friday. The Lynwood man was found in his car that afternoon in the Gresham...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Two West Side community areas each recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In North Lawndale, a 27-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 1800 block of South Kedzie Avenue, one day after an...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Chicago police today issued a missing person alert for a 13-year-old boy from the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
Cleve Randall, whose nickname is DNA, last made contact with his family on Thursday at about 6:15 p.m., police said.
He was seen...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Rev. Michael Pfleger today would not comment about unconfirmed reports that he has been asked to leave St. Sabina Catholic Church to become president of Leo High School, saying his conversations with the Archdiocese of Chicago are a confidential matter. ...