| 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,...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 1:23 PM
A Chicago police officer who was shot while on duty on the Far South Side Wednesday night may need additional surgery, Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Thursday.
The five-year police veteran exchanged gunfire with a 15-year-old boy after police stopped...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 7:52 AM
Chicago police wounded two people -- one a gun-toting teen and the other a masked armed robber -- in separate overnight shoot-outs hours apart on the South Side, authorities say.
No officers were hurt, according to police and union officials.
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:52 PM
"You didn't really have (to) think much for yourself," a nun says of her early years, in the new documentary "Band of Sisters," which has its world premiere at the Siskel Film Center this week. "All that went unchanged for years and years and years...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:58 AM
A 17-year-old boy died Friday from a gunshot wound he suffered last summer when he accidentally shot himself in the face, according to authorities.
Rashawn Tucker, of the 1200 block of West 111th Place in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 8:00 PM
Curie senior defensive end James Adeyanju (6-2, 250 pounds) has decided on the five schools he wants to visit this fall.
Adeyanju is planning to make official visits to Wisconsin (Sept. 16), Boston College (Oct. 1) and Nebraska (Oct. 15).
| 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...
| May 16, 2009
| 8:14 PM
Girls track and field
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CLASS 3A SECTIONALS
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Teams: Morton, Clemente, De La Salle, Dunbar, Hyde Park, Kelly, Lane, Lincoln Park, Mather, Northside, Prosser,...
| May 28, 2009
(WGN-AM)- A 16-year veteran police officer was robbed of his gun after being seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on the South Side at midday, authorities said. Four other people also were hurt.
Police said the officer's gun, a 9mm Beretta, was...
| Jan 9, 2009
Inside the Top Notch Beefburgers diner on 95th Street, things haven't changed much for decades. Owner Diran "Speedy" Soulian no longer flips hamburgers with the verve that earned him his nickname, but at age 80 he still runs the show. He still makes the...
| Jul 30, 2010
On a recent sweltering day, the Aquatic Park in Alsip was packed with kids and adults splashing in the pool and soaking up the sun.
The inviting oasis, which includes the outdoor pool, mushroom fountain for youngsters, playground and tanning hill, is...