| Jan 25, 2011
| 5:30 AM
A man was shot and wounded Monday night in an apparent robbery in the University Village neighborhood near Rush University Medical Center on the Near West Side.
The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Harrison Street, Chicago police...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Claudia Sanchez waited patiently in a crowded Arturo Velazquez Institute cafeteria Saturday to fill out her U.S. citizenship application, a process that Gov. Pat Quinn would personally guide her through as part of a ceremony to recognize that about 170,...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 8:10 AM
After three hours, Chicago firefighters brought under control a two-alarm blaze at a manufacturing business on the Near West Side this morning.
The fire broke out at Bond Corp., 2100 W. Fulton St., at 4:10 a.m. The firm is a manufacturer of speciality...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Metra trains on the Milwaukee District North line were moving again this morning after after an outbound train struck a pedestrian, a spokeswoman for the agency said.
One person was taken in critical condition from the scene on the tracks near Aberdeen...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Eight men in their 20s or younger were shot to death in eight Chicago community areas in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
The victims were: a 17-year-old Monday in Roseland; a 19-year-old Sunday in West Englewood; a 23-...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 8:16 AM
A 22-year-old Norwood Park man was killed this morning when Chicago police said his vehicle collided with another at a Near West Side intersection.
Killed was Shane P. Henry, of the 7700 block of West Hortense Avenue, according to the Cook County medical...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Five people, including a day-old infant and a 16-year-old girl, were injured this morning when two sport-utility vehicles crashed near the United Center on the Near West Side, Chicago police said.
The head-on collision, which took place just after 2 a....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 5:57 AM
A young man died at a Chicago hospital Tuesday night a short time after officers from the Chicago police's Marine unit pulled him from the south branch of the Chicago River, authorities said.
Marine unit officers pulled the 20-year-old man from the...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:59 PM
Shootings on the Near West Side and in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side sent three people to hospitals today, authorities said.
At 3:28 p.m. someone shot a 17-year-old boy in the left hip and lower right back while he was in the 4000...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:07 AM
Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly leaving Chicago and relocating her talk show to New York City.
The Huffington Post reports that insiders who work on the show say O'Donnell finds it difficult to get guests to travel to Chicago and appear on her show. She is...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Rosie O'Donnell's reported decision to move her talk show to New York is disappointing, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today, but added he will focus on ways to keep the West Side neighborhood where the show now tapes a cultural destination.
O'Donnell put her...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:46 AM
A 21-year-old man was fatally stabbed late Sunday in what Chicago police suspect may have been an internal gang dispute, authorities said.
The stabbing occurred just after 8 p.m. in front of a liquor store in the 200 block of South Western Avenue in...