| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Chicago Lawn last week logged its third homicide of the month and 14th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot July 23 in the 2400 block of West 68th Street, police said....
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:45 PM
An indoor sports center, bigger than two football fields and partially funded with federal disaster relief tied to Hurricane Ike, could be headed to Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood under a proposal unveiled Wednesday in Chicago City Council....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Krystal Scott is just 16 and already wise to the streets of her Morgan Park neighborhood.
"When I'm walking home, I don't know what I'm walking into," Scott said Tuesday.
But Scott thought she was safe as she sat outside her home in the 10900 block of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:24 PM
For 10 minutes, it seemed like the shooting was everywhere in the South Chicago neighborhood.
It started when someone shot and wounded a couple, then two people fired at the shooter, then there was a chase and shots exchanged and a man sitting on a...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 1:48 PM
A 17-year-old boy was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon and night.
The night's lone homicide happened about 12:04 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of West Polk Street in the city's East Garfield Park...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:58 PM
When accomplished athletes decide what professional team they will play for, there is a grand announcement with applause and cheers.
Although recent high school graduates involved in the Kappa League aren’t touting their athletic accomplishments,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Three women were seriously hurt when a car hit a building in the West Pullman neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The crash happened about 5:15 a.m. near the intersection of West 119th Street and South Eggleston Avenue.
The women were taken...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:18 PM
A 37-year-old man on parole for robbery is accused of stealing and trying to guzzle down a $92 bottle of Patron tequila he’d taken from a Gold Coast area restaurant on Monday afternoon, police said.
Jhoshun Lyles, 37, entered Devon Seafood...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Murder charges have been filed against a 22-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a man during an armed robbery in April on the West Side, police said.
Shannon Williams, 22, was charged with murder and three counts of robbery, according to a...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Riding a train and playing or listening to music.
It conjures up romantic images of Woody Guthrie and his guitar crossing the country by boxcar during the Great Depression.
"Trains and music. They're inexorably intertwined, as any right-thinking 2-...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Chicago police are warning West Pullman residents about a man who has sexually assaulted at least three women at gunpoint in recent weeks.
The man has attacked women in the Calumet District in the area of 124th Street to around 129th Street near...
| Apr 24, 2014
Everyday Chicagoans came armed with plenty of ideas Wednesday night about where to locate a home for George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia.
But members of the Galactic Empire seemed to be otherwise engaged, as no one arrived in a "Star...