| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:28 AM
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....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:11 AM
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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:40 PM
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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:33 AM
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....
| May 25, 2014
| 3:27 PM
“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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:36 AM
As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs.
Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...
| Oct 20, 2013
With Chicago-area unemployment stubbornly higher than the national average, the fabled City That Works isn't exactly living up to its name these days.
The Pullman rail car factories are long idle, the famed Chicago stockyards have vanished, and even...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:04 PM
People waited in line for as long as seven hours in wind chill readings as low as 19 degrees below zero to pick up donated toys for their children and grandchildren the morning of Christmas Eve.
Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:56 AM
A Far South Side community took the first formal steps Wednesday toward restoring the name of Olympic legend Jesse Owens to an area school.
Owens, the African-American track star whose gold medal-winning performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics was...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:06 PM
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...