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  • Police: Boy finds gun, accidentally shoots himself

    Police: Boy finds gun, accidentally shoots himself
    A 13-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side after finding a gun this morning. The boy found a handgun this morning in the 12200 block of South State Street and accidentally shot himself in...
  • Four days without a Chicago homicide

    West Pullman on Saturday saw its third homicide in about a month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 36-year-old man was shot to death in the 11600 block of South Wallace Street, the first homicide in that community area in September...
  • Remembering 'the eagle that is forgotten'

     
    John Peter Altgeld Reader Russell T writes: I grew up in Chicago and have been living in Aachen, Germany, for the past two and a half years. Yesterday, we had the day off for May Day, for which we have......
  • Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth

    Head of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives hopes Pullman Park development will pull in jobs, growth
    On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields. The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
  • Another Wal-Mart could be on the tracks in Chicago

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 4:20 p.m. Wal-Mart cleared another hurdle Friday in its bid to open stores throughout Chicago, winning approval from the City Council Finance Committee to build a location in the South Side's Chatham neighborhood. If the......
  • Third Wal-Mart sails through City Council

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 11:27 a.m. Another Wal-Mart is on its way to Chicago, with the City Council today approving a store for the South Side's Chatham neighborhood. Aldermen voted 45-4 without discussion to approve the store at 83rd......
  • 'ON THE FRINGE' WINTER GUIDE: Your best bets for off-Loop theater in 2011

     
    Nina Metz and Kerry Reid write the "ON THE FRINGE" column every Friday in the Tribune, reviewing shows from Chicago's off-Loop theater scene. This is their column looking ahead to the new year. Left, the upcoming Neo-Futurists production of "Laika......
  • Chicago's Clarence Darrow on the death penalty

     
    Famed Chicago attorney Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) will be honored Sunday, the anniversary of his death, at 10 a..m. at the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. A wreath will be tossed on the waters where his ashes were strewn and attendees......
  • Two more South Side Wal-Marts to open next year

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 11:35 a.m.; last updated at 2:21 p.m. Wal-Mart will open two more stores on the South Side next year, city officials and the giant retailer announced today. A store with a grocery and pharmacy will......
  • City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures

    City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work. The "Micro-Market...
  • 3 South Side communities see 2 homicides

    Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
  • 3 shot in legs in West Pullman

    3 shot in legs in West Pullman
    Three people were shot this evening in the Far South Side's West Pullman neighborhood and were taken to local hospitals, fire and police officials said. The incident happened at about 6:40 p.m. near 119th Street and Michigan Avenue, said Chicago...