| 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...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:05 AM
A federal study has determined the Pullman Historic District on the Far South Side is worthy of being considered as a national park, officials announced today.
Pullman residents, local and national historic groups, along with Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Police investigate fatal shooting on 120th Place, east of State Street, late Thursday night. (Terrence Antonio James, Chicago Tribune)
Investigators wiped blood from Dequantay Bingmon’s face as he lay dead on the ground, arms spread out to the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:33 AM
A bid to restore a South Side elementary school building's connection to track star Jesse Owens after a name change earlier this year that many considered culturally tone-deaf will face a final vote later this month, officials said Wednesday.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
DNAinfo Chicago reports: The Great American Songbook meets the Golden Age of Rail Travel in a newly-announced partnership between Old Town School of Folk Music and Pullman Rail Journeys. For its Chicago-to-New Orleans service on restored Pullman rail...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A man was shot found to death in an alley in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday night, police said.
Reginald Jackson, 22, was found shot in the 4400 block of West Adams Street about 7:45 p.m. After an autopsy today, the Cook County medical...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Chicago police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man whose decomposed body was found this morning inside a West Pullman apartment with a gunshot wound to the head.
Police were called to the Far South Side apartment in the 200 block of East...
| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 30-year-old man was critically hurt when someone opened fire during a dispute involving a cell phone early this morning in the Far South Side's West Pullman neighborhood, police said....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A West Pullman man has been charged with attempted murder after he shot a man over a dispute involving a cell phone, police said.
Letroy Fields, 34, is accused of shooting a 30-year-old man on a front porch in the 11600 block of South Harvard Avenue at...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:24 PM
More than 450 people enjoyed the rollicking Chicago premiere of "Pullman Porter Blues" on Sept. 24 as part of the Goodman Theatre's season-opening celebration. The festive evening began at The Standard Club, with a reception in its elegant wood-paneled...