| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said.
The community area, which...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Chicago police detectives today released surveillance photos of a man who robbed at least six stores, most of them small retail shops, on the South Side last month.
Area South detectives are asking for help finding the man, who has been targeting the...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 4:05 PM
The Chicago Park District board on Wednesday confirmed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s choice for CEO.
Michael Kelly, who has been serving as the Park District's interim CEO, will make $180,186 a year.
That's the same salary predecessor Timothy Mitchell...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 6:46 PM
When Marshown Means woke up after undergoing surgery for more than two hours, the 6-year-old boy opened his eyes and smiled, his family said minutes after seeing him.
The family breathed a collective sigh of relief when they learned the young boy...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 11:19 PM
A 17-year-old girl was shot multiple times, including in the face, in an attack in a Morgan Park neighborhood park late Monday afternoon, authorities said.
The girl was sitting near 112th Place and Ada Street in a park about 4:40 p.m. Monday when...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:35 AM
A man died after being shot several times on the street in the Morgan Park neighborhood this evening, police said.
The man, 21, was in the 11100 block of South Throop Street about 6:50 p.m. when he was shot in the head, chest and groin, said Chicago...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:37 PM
A 17-year-old male was pronounced death after being shot this morning in the Morgan Park neighborhood, officials said.
The shooting happened at about 9:51 a.m. on the 1100 block of West 112th Place, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:00 AM
Joshua Merritt said he had no reason to be suspicious when one of his friends texted him, asking him to hang out with two other teenagers they both knew.
But after Merritt, 17, arrived at the home of one of the boys in Chicago’s East Beverly...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Two teenagers charged with committing a hate crime against a black teen were ordered today to have no contact with the alleged victim.
During an appearance by the two in Cook County Juvenile Court today, Judge Colleen Sheehan also set a 7 p.m. curfew for...
| Jan 3, 2012
HOURS CHANGES AT CHICAGO POST OFFICES, STARTING JANUARY 17TH
AMC O'Hare 11600 Irving Park Rd. MONDAY-FRIDAY 4 pm - 7 pm SATURDAY Closed
Aon Center 200 E. Randolph St. MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 am - 5 pm SATURDAY Closed
Auburn Park 8345 S. Ashland Ave. MONDAY-...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Four people were slain and at least 13 others wounded in separate overnight shootings in the city, officials said.
The first of the four homicides was the shooting of a 53-year-old woman about 6:20 p.m. on the 5800 block of West Thomas Street in the...
| Jul 18, 2010
1. Why is the South Side neighborhood southeast of Pershing Road and Halsted Street called Canaryville? According to the "Encyclopedia of Chicago," the name may refer to "sparrows who populated the area at the end of the 19th century, feeding off...