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  • 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-...
  • Students ask churchgoers for help in taking stand against violence

    Students ask churchgoers for help in taking stand against violence
    “Do you think you’re going to die this summer?”   That’s a question that 17-year-old Razia Hutchins, a student at Perspectives Charter Schools in Chicago, says she often hears classmates ask one another this time of year.  ...
  • Police: Murder charges filed against West Pullman man

    Police: Murder charges filed against West Pullman man
    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...
  • 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...
  • 14% of Chicago homicide victims are female

    Three women were shot to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, a 14-year-old girl was shot to death in the 900 block of West Garfield Boulevard in New City, police said....
  • 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...
  • Push to get Obama library officially begins

    Push to get Obama library officially begins
    The push to build President Barack Obama’s presidential library officially got underway on Friday with the establishment of a foundation, managed by three of his longtime supporters, to oversee the process. Chicago businessman Marty Nesbitt, a...
  • Man shot in leg in West Pullman

    Man shot in leg in West Pullman
    A 34-year-old man was shot this afternoon in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said. The man was shot at 1:34 p.m. on the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney....
  • Convicted murderer charged with sexually assaulting elderly woman

    Convicted murderer charged with sexually assaulting elderly woman
    A Chicago man and convicted murderer was ordered held without bail Sunday after being charged in the February sexual assault of a woman in her mid-90s. Robert Mitchell, 60, was arrested Saturday at a residence in the Pullman neighborhood and charged...
  • Man hurt in Far South Side shooting

    Man hurt in Far South Side shooting
    A 24-year-old man was shot in the foot in the West Pullman neighborhood Sunday night, police said. The man told police he was walking on the sidewalk in the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue on the Far South Side when he heard gunfire about 10:15 p.m....
  • Fire damages South Side church

    Fire damages South Side church
    A fire ravaged a Glory to Glory Family Christian Center building late Thursday night, according to authorities. The building damaged was used by the church as a food pantry on the weekends. "It's used once every Saturday to give about 100-something...
  • Firefighters extinguish West Pullman blaze, no injuries

    Firefighters extinguish West Pullman blaze, no injuries
    No one was injured but six people were displaced after a fire erupted at a building in the West Pullman neighborhood. The blaze started about 1:45 p.m. on the second level of a 2-story building in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue on the city'...