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  • Police beef up as street violence rises

    Police beef up as street violence rises
    The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather. The extra officers...
  • 2 areas log 1st homicide of 2014

    Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...
  • U.S. bobsled dumps women's head coach

    U.S. bobsled dumps women's head coach
    The U.S. bobsled federation has let go women’s coach Todd Hays as part of organizational changes the federation says are not related to controversy over the 2014 Olympic team selection and sled pairings. Brian Shimer will replace him and coach...
  • Roseland logs 2 homicides in 2 days

    Roseland has logged two gunshot homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the 11100 block of South Lowe Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 15-year-old boy was...
  • Teen charged with damaging squad car near Pride Parade route

    Teen charged with damaging squad car near Pride Parade route
    A Far South Side teen has been charged with damaging a Chicago police squad car during the annual Pride Parade. Dionte D. Rice, 19, of the 11600 block of South Church Street in Morgan Park, was charged with one felony count of criminal damage to...
  • Morgan Park's Josh Cunningham picks Bradley

    Morgan Park's Josh Cunningham picks Bradley
    Josh Cunningham was a starter on two state championship teams at Morgan Park. Now his goal is to play in the NCAA tournament with Bradley. Cunningham, a 6-foot-7 senior, passed on the chance to play at more established programs Tuesday and announced...
  • 2014 Chicago Tribune All-State boys basketball special mention

    2014 Chicago Tribune All-State boys basketball special mention
    Name, School, Yr., Pos., Ht. Lou Adams Jr., Orr, Sr., G, 6-3 Ore Arogundade, St. Viator, Sr., G, 6-2 Marcus Bartley, Decatur MacArthur, Sr., G, 6-3 Gavin Block, Lincoln, Jr., G/F, 6-5 C.J. Carr, Rock Island, Sr., G, 5-6 Greg Carter, Morton,...
  • Convicted murderer charged with sexually assaulting elderly woman

    Convicted murderer charged with sexually assaulting elderly woman
    A Chicago man and convicted murderer was ordered held without bail Sunday after being charged in the February sexual assault of a woman in her mid-90s. Robert Mitchell, 60, was arrested Saturday at a residence in the Pullman neighborhood and charged...
  • 2014 Mr. Basketball of Illinois of Illinois voting

    2014 Mr. Basketball of Illinois of Illinois voting
    NOTE: Schools, media statewide voted. Players are awarded five points for a first-place vote, three points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote. Complete voting at prepsplus.com. NAME, SCHOOL, TOTAL (1ST) Jahlil Okafor, Whitney...
  • 17 Illinois players selected as McDonald's All-American nominees

    17 Illinois players selected as McDonald's All-American nominees
    Seventeen players from Illinois have been nominated to play in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American Games, which will be held April 2 at the United Center. Boys nominees are: Curie’s Cliff Alexander (Kansas), Springfield Lanphier's Larry...
  • Boys hoops blog | Refs with agenda, vendettas? There are some, it seems

    Boys hoops blog | Refs with agenda, vendettas? There are some, it seems
    Nick Irvin likes to have him some fun. The Morgan Park boys basketball coach enjoys his status as a quote machine, and sometimes he'll say things even he doesn't really believe, like This One "is the best player in the country," or That One "is going to...
  • Eric Charles May on 'Bedrock Faith'

    Eric Charles May on 'Bedrock Faith'
    On the far South Side of Chicago — "out south," as the locals like to say — is a neighborhood called Parkland. It's an all-black community, dating back to the 19th century, hemmed in by white neighborhoods on three sides and open prairie on...