| May 29, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.
At 3:07 p.m., police received a report of a person shot in the 11600 block of South Vincennes Avenue in the Morgan Park neighborhood, Chicago Police...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Chicago police, a watchful cook at a taco restaurant, and the victim in a North Side purse-snatching combined forces over the weekend to recover the stolen purse and capture the man who allegedly took it, police said.
Ota Graham, 49, of the 10900...
| Apr 12, 2013
Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs.
| May 20, 2012
| 10:23 AM
A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot late Saturday night near his Southeast Side home, another man was killed on the South Side and five other people were wounded in separate overnight attacks, according to Chicago police.
The boy, Nazia Banks, was playing...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Two people, including a 69-year-old woman, were shot and wounded late this afternoon in the Morgan Park neighborhood.
The shooting happened at about 5:24 p.m. near the intersection of 113th and Carpenter Streets, said Police News Affairs Officer Daniel...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Police arrested about two dozen people who barricaded themselves inside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic on the city's South Side to protest its planned closing.
Of the 23 arrested, 12 were expected to be charged and 11 were released without charges,...
| May 5, 2012
| 5:44 PM
A vandal or vandals have been at work at a Morgan Park neighborhood police station, loosening lugnuts on squad cars there and plunking a large piece of concrete spray-painted with an anarchy symbol in the station parking lot.
"It weighs every bit of 50...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:46 AM
A Gresham man and a 16-year-old boy have been charged in connection with the shooting of a 17-year-old girl over the weekend.
A Chicago police sergeant witnessed Leslie Borden, 20 and two teens flee from the shooting in the 11100 block of South Vincennes...
| May 23, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Greater Grand Crossing and the Lower West Side each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Greater Grand Crossing, a 30-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7000 block of South Perry...
| Jan 10, 2013
After the births of her first two children, Charmaine Sharkey's neighborhood hospital gave her cans of baby formula and sent her on her way.
But Sharkey tried something different when her youngest, Dynasty, was born six months ago. The 28-year-old...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Morgan Park guard Kyle Davis, one of the top seniors in the state, orally committed to Dayton on Sunday night, according to Morgan Park coach Nick Irvin.
Coming off a great showing on the AAU circuit, the 6-foot Davis chose Dayton despite offers from Big...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:14 AM
A Chicago police officer and a 15-year-old boy were wounded in an exchange of gunfire in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said.
The 35-year-old officer, a five-year veteran, was hit in the knee and was in good condition...