| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Chicago motorists and some residents looking out their front windows soon can expect to see the towering digital billboards favored by Mayor Rahm Emanuel going up on city-owned property near area expressways.
The Illinois Department of Transportation...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Police fired shots but did not take anyone into custody in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The police-involved shooting happened at 1:26 a.m. in the 700 block of South Cicero Avenue, Chicago Police Department...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:36 AM
As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs.
Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:16 AM
A school bus driver taking children to a public elementary school on Chicago's North Side was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol this week after being stopped for erratic driving, officials said Wednesday.
A police officer...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:12 AM
A man was shot and critically wounded inside a building in the Beverly neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, among seven people shot across Chicago into the evening, police said.
The man, 34, was shot in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway about 12:30 p....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:46 AM
A 32-year-old woman was shot in the neck and critically injured when someone fired on a group of people in the Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, police said.
A 42-year-old man was also hurt in the shooting, which was one of three since Tuesday...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Two people were killed overnight in shootings less than a mile apart in the West Side's North Austin neighborhood, according to police.
About 9:40 p.m., two people on foot opened fire on a group of people in the 4800 block of West Potomac Avenue,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said.
At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said.
Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side.
The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Two people were killed and seven others were wounded in shootings across the city Friday night and Saturday morning, police said.
A 25-year-old man in a car with three other people was shot fifteen minutes after the vehicle was rammed by an SUV in the...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 11:21 AM
No arrests have been made as police hunt for two men who abducted and sexually assaulted a woman on the West Side early Saturday.
The two men she does not know drove up to her in the 1200 block of South Avers Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood and...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:59 AM
A 36-year-old man was shot in the chest and critically wounded after he pushed a robber who demanded his money early today in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.
The victim was one of at least seven people shot late Monday and early today in Chicago,...