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  • 'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says

     'Transit deserts' don't serve workers, study says
    About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
  • Fourth of July weekend toll: 82 shot, 14 of them fatally, in Chicago

    Fourth of July weekend toll: 82 shot, 14 of them fatally, in Chicago
    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...
  • Chicago Lawn has 2nd highest homicide toll

    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....
  • Rail tours with live music

     Rail tours with live music
    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-...
  • Grandmother of slain boy, 15: 'He went just like his father'

    Grandmother of slain boy, 15: 'He went just like his father'
    The grandmother of a 15-year-old boy slain in the West Pullman neighborhood on Mother’s Day said her grandson died just like his father four years ago: gunned down on a Chicago street. “He went just like his father. He got shot twice,”...
  • $100K bail for West Pullman parolee accused of stealing tequila from eatery

    $100K bail for West Pullman parolee accused of stealing tequila from eatery
    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...
  • Proposal would bring indoor sports center to Pullman neighborhood

    Proposal would bring indoor sports center to Pullman neighborhood
    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....
  • 2 areas log 1st homicide of 2014

    Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...
  • Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location

     Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location
    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...
  • Far South Side man accused of firing into Blue Island park

    Far South Side man accused of firing into Blue Island park
    A Blue Island man’s Wednesday morning stroll with his stepson ended with shots fired and a car chase this week, prosecutors said today. The pair were walking in the south suburb near Centennial Park about 7:50 a.m. when the man looked across the...
  • Police beef up as street violence rises

    Police beef up as street violence rises
    The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather. The extra officers...
  • Police alert: 3 women sexually assaulted in West Pullman

    Police alert: 3 women sexually assaulted in West Pullman
    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...