| Nov 3, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Two men were killed and five people wounded between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. Saturday morning.
The most recent homicide happened about 5:45 a.m. in the 9700 block of South Exchange Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side. Police were sent...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:32 AM
A man suspected of abducting his 2-year-old child from the south suburb of Bridgeview was shot and critically wounded by a Chicago police officer after the suspect struck the officer with his car in a restaurant parking lot in the North Lawndale...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:54 AM
A Lawndale man was charged in connection with a weekend traffic crash that left a 31-year-old woman dead, authorities said.
Erick Ellison, 26, was charged with felony leaving the scene of a crash that resulted in injury or death, according to Chicago...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:12 PM
A 25-year-old man was critically injured in a fire late this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said.
The fire was reported at 5:35 p.m. on the 1800 block of South Kostner Avenue, police said.
The fire happened in a store front, which...
| 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....
| May 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
North Lawndale saw three homicides in two days this last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a woman was found shot to death in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. The same day, a 19-year-old man was...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 6:27 AM
A man was killed and nine other people were wounded in shootings across the city Friday afternoon into Saturday morning, police said.
The one death was Antonio Buck, 32, of the 5400 block of South Aberdeen Street, according to the Cook County medical...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:14 PM
Three people were injured, including a 13-year-old boy, in two separate shootings overnight on the West Side, police said.
In the first shooting a 13-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man were shot as they were standing in the lot of a gas station on the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:32 AM
A woman was critically injured in an early morning fire in the Lawndale neighborhood, according to fire officials.
The fire, called in to authorities at about 1:40 a.m., was confined to the first floor unit of the three-story brick building in the 1300...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:15 AM
A man who took a swim in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal early this morning sparked a search that ended when the man was found walking in his underwear on a canal embankment near southwest suburban Summit.
Summit police said they received a call...