| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
When railroad enthusiast Tim Branner learned about a collection of newly refurbished Pullman cars running between Chicago and New Orleans, he knew he'd found the perfect way to celebrate his 50th birthday.
"My wife and I like to travel long distance...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A Chicago police officer was coming to the aid of a woman being beaten with a baseball bat when the attacker turned on the officer and struck him twice in the head, prosecutors said today as the suspect was ordered held without bail on attempted murder...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Authorities are questioning a man suspected of beating a Chicago police officer as the officer tried to break up a fight in the West Englewood neighborhood over the weekend.
The 29-year-old man was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. Monday in the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:36 AM
South Lawndale on Tuesday recorded a double homicide, the first female double homicide since February, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 5-year-old girl and 28-year-old woman were shot to death in the 2800 block of South Kildare...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
A South Side man has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a man in late May in the West Pullman neighborhood, police said.
Roman Forman, 25, of the 4800 block of South Evans Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood, has been charged...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, have...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:47 AM
New City logged two homicides on Monday, according to police information.
At about 9 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1800 block of West Garfield Boulevard, the Tribune reported.
About nine hours earlier, a 28-year-old man was...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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,...
| Jul 16, 2013
Method, the maker of hip-looking, eco-friendly cleaning products, plans to open a 150,000-square-foot soap production facility on Chicago's Far South Side next year, city officials are expected to announce Tuesday.
Method, founded in San Francisco and...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 9:56 AM
When Justin Booz was growing up in Chicago’s South Side Pullman neighborhood, he wasn’t allowed to play in the abandoned, fenced-off lot at 114th and Langley, just a couple blocks way from his house.
Not only was the lot--the former location...
| Jun 28, 2013
So what did Bernie Sahlins, who died June 16, have in common with such fellow Chicagoans as Cyrus McCormick, Ray Kroc, Gustavus Swift, George Pullman, Potter Palmer, Wallace C. Abbott and Aaron Montgomery Ward?
Not much, you may be thinking. Sahlins ran...