| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:36 PM
The cast of “Shameless” — including Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Harry Hamlin, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Zach McGowan — partied Thursday at The Underground while in town filming the third season of the Showtime dramedy....
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:41 PM
A Chicago man has been charged with murder after a fire extinguisher police say he threw off a parking deck hit and fatally injury a homeless man in Elgin.
Yancarlo Garcia, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale Avenue, is accused of throwing a fire...
| Feb 6, 2012
On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields.
The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 12:26 PM
Chicago police have arrested a 21-year-old man they believe was involved in a shooting last month in the Lawndale that left a woman dead.
Parish Wilson, of the 0-99 block of North Hamlin Avenue, was arrested Wednesday morning in Carpentersville, police...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:44 AM
The cast and crew of Showtime's "Shameless" are back in Chicago this week, filming scenes for the upcoming second season of the hit drama.
The weather's being a lot more cooperative this time around. Emmy Rossum, who plays Fiona Gallagher, reminded me...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Chicago police arrested seven men and seized more than 12,000 pounds of cannabis worth an estimated $33 million in an anti-drug operation Monday, police said today in a news release.
A Chicago Police Narcotics Unit, acting on reports that a drug...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:05 AM
Austin saw two homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 54-year-old man was shot to death in the 500 block of North Leamington Avenue, police said. A day earlier, a 14-year-old boy was fatally shot...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 3:08 PM
A judge today ordered a Chicago Lawn man accused of bludgeoning a Lawndale activist to be held without bond on a first-degree murder charge.
Richard Charles, 21, of the 3300 block of West 65th Place is accused of killing Ricky Randolph, 47, by hitting...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Union leaders across the Chicago area fanned out to churches, mosques and synagogues this weekend to argue that organized labor’s cause is on the side of God.
In the modest cinder block confines of St. Agatha Catholic Church in Chicago’s...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:01 AM
An 18-year-old man was shot dead late Monday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.
The victim, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Sadarius Sims, was standing on the street with a group of people just...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 8:41 PM
In Steven Casey's Englewood neighborhood, milk and eggs, bread and bologna are easy to find.
"In the 'hood, you can get meat all day long," he said. "It may not be good meat, but it's there."
What's more difficult to find, Casey said, are what his...