| 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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A Chicago woman who authorities said left a young girl and two dogs locked in a car outside the Skokie courthouse on Tuesday has been charged with endangerment of a child and animal abandonment and was released on $6,000 bond.
Joheidi Martinez, 30, of...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:24 PM
A young boy who a family member said had autism was killed late Sunday night in a house fire in the Little Village neighborhood, authorities said.
Firefighters discovered the boy, 11, near the entrance of a kitchen on the first floor of the home in the...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Week 1 – Aug. 20-26
All games 7:30 unless noted.
FRIDAY, AUG. 24
Hope Academy vs. Longwood, 7 at St. Rita
Addison Trail at West Chicago
Batavia at Glenbard North
Buffalo Grove at Lake Forest
| Aug 11, 2012
| 6:22 PM
A 55-year-old man who fled Illinois after being charged with trying to kill a man in 1994 has been extradited from California and held without bond in Cook County, Chicago police said today.
Jose Hernandez Saldana, whose last local address was on the...