| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Three people were killed and at least 19 wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning, including two officers wounded in a Far South Side shootout.
The shootout was one of two officer-involved shootings...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:53 AM
It's just a suggestion, and more Chicagoans are taking it that way when it comes to coughing up cash before entering a fest.
Suggested donations are a neighborhood fest staple, a product of event organizers attempting to cover costs while still...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A man has been charged in connection with a Monday afternoon carjacking in Evanston and with attempting to take another vehicle in northern suburb earlier in that day, authorities said Wednesday.
Reneil R. Downer, 19, of the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:29 AM
After work, Doug Grabowski rushes home to Pilsen to quickly throw a load of laundry in the washer. There’s no time to cook. Forget about catching up on that book he downloaded to his Nook.
Romantic date nights with his girlfriend go out the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Chicago Lawn last week recorded its second homicide of the month and sixth homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 17-year-old boy was shot Wednesday in the 6300 block of South Mozart Street, police said. He died...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Like marathon trainers on the lakeshore path and free music in Millennium Park, Chicago’s street festivals are a sure sign that summer is coming. From Rogers Park to Hyde Park, neighborhoods north, south and west all claim their own parties on the...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Six people were shot between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, according to police.
A man was wounded in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Little Village neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. on the 4100 block of West...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
As it is embattled with a growing list of prominent organizations dropping out of events, the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday faced the public spectacle of a protest across the street as entertainment figures and political leaders rallied against a harsh...
| Apr 22, 2014
Frank Waln and his mother used to go for long walks on their South Dakota reservation. One evening about a decade ago, when Waln was 12, he saw an object in a ditch that caught the last bit of sunlight.
It was a CD, and although it was terribly...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:44 AM
A man tried to lure a girl into his car in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police.
The department made the announcement early Thursday morning. The police department's Office of News Affairs wasn't able to provide the age...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, which performs at the No Exit Cafe in Rogers Park, announced its 2014-15 season on Monday.
Beginning in the fall is "A Kurt Weill Cabaret" (Sept. 22 - Oct. 19). Featuring musical direction by Jeremy Ramey, the cabaret...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:07 PM
One by one, the faces of 13 Chicago youths slain in gun violence this year beamed from a projection screen to the group of civic leaders gathered at a downtown luncheon to hear U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon speak.
The teens’ lives ended in...