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  • Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago

    Why some TV shows only film exterior scenes in Chicago
    The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it. The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
  • Is it curtains for Central Park Theatre?

    Is it curtains for Central Park Theatre?
    In a sea of empty lots in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood sits a faded relic that is one of the most historically significant American movie theaters still standing. When it opened in 1917, the red-brick, three-story Central Park Theatre was...
  • Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher

    Murder trial begins in death of homeless man hit by fire extinguisher
    A Chicago man who heaved a fire extinguisher from an Elgin parking garage set in motion the events that led to a homeless person's death, a prosecutor argued Monday at the man's murder trial. Yancarlo Garcia, 24, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale...
  • Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death

    Chicago man not guilty in fire extinguisher death
    A Chicago man who had been accused of throwing a fire extinguisher off an Elgin parking garage, striking and killing a homeless man, has been acquitted of first-degree murder charges. A Kane County jury deliberated more than two hours before returning...
  • School bus driver charged with DUI

    School bus driver charged with DUI
    A school bus driver taking children to a public elementary school on Chicago's North Side was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol this week after being stopped for erratic driving, officials said Wednesday. A police officer...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • 8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend

    8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend
    Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said. At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
  • Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings

    Boy, 15, among 3 killed in West Side shootings
    Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said. Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side. The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
  • Austin sees 2 homicides in 1 day

    Austin saw two separate homicides on Friday, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 8-year-old girl was strangled to death in the 5200 block of West Adams Street, police said. Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death in the...
  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
  • Football | Week 1 schedule

    Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8 Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8 DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Evanston 39, Proviso...
  • Boy injured in fall from 2nd floor window on West Side

    Boy injured in fall from 2nd floor window on West Side
    A 4-year-old boy fell from a second-story window in his family’s North Lawndale neighborhood apartment Saturday and narrowly missed a spiked metal gate in front of the entrance, authorities said. The boy had apparently been jumping on the couch...