| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
At the start of the school year, students from a shuttered West Pullman neighborhood school looked scared as their new classmates at Haley Elementary eyed them suspiciously.
Some of the Haley students even asked the older West Pullman kids about their...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:44 AM
One man was fatally gunned down, a woman was stabbed and three other men were wounded during separate attacks Sunday on the city's South and West sides.
Most recently in the 300 block of West 60th Place, a 22-year-old man was shot dead on the scene...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:57 AM
One man has died and five other people were shot Tuesday afternoon and evening on the south side, officials said.
About 9:25 p.m. a 22-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk on the 11600 block of South Bishop Street when he was shot in the head, said...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
| Nov 25, 2013
Deborah Sawyer grew up in Ohio playing sports and was considered a tomboy, but her career inspiration came from mixing her big sister's perfumes and lotions.
"She used to bug me because I was more of a girlie-girl," said her sister, Leslie, recalling...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:59 PM
At least seven people have been wounded citywide during six shootings from Saturday night through early Sunday, officials said.
Police had earlier said that a 48-year-old man was shot in the back as he sat in his vehicle in the 100 block of East...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:48 AM
West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:24 PM
More than 450 people enjoyed the rollicking Chicago premiere of "Pullman Porter Blues" on Sept. 24 as part of the Goodman Theatre's season-opening celebration. The festive evening began at The Standard Club, with a reception in its elegant wood-paneled...
| Oct 12, 2013
After each performance of "Pullman Porter Blues," the lobby of the Goodman Theatre has been alive with talk both wistful and outraged, a weird if understandable mix given the complex legacy of George Pullman and the rail car company he created here....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:33 AM
A bid to restore a South Side elementary school building's connection to track star Jesse Owens after a name change earlier this year that many considered culturally tone-deaf will face a final vote later this month, officials said Wednesday.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:17 PM
On the night of June 22, 1937 — when Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis was fighting James "Cinderella Man" Braddock to become world heavyweight champion — everyone and his brother was trying to get into Chicago. But the immaculately turned out...