| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:45 PM
An indoor sports center, bigger than two football fields and partially funded with federal disaster relief tied to Hurricane Ike, could be headed to Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood under a proposal unveiled Wednesday in Chicago City Council....
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
On a recent Friday afternoon at Willye B. White Park on Howard Street in Rogers Park, dozens of kids hit baseballs, kicked soccer balls and swung on the playset.
The shrieks that accompanied the child’s play were loud—yet it was a quiet...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A social media craze that sends residents on a treasure hunt for hidden envelopes of cash has hit Chicago.
The Hidden Cash Twitter frenzy was first reported in San Francisco and Los Angeles when an anonymous donor began leaving envelopes of cash...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Betty Howard had left her car’s hazard lights on Thursday evening as she ran into drop off some paperwork at her second job at a real estate office along a busy commercial stretch in the Chatham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A 20-year-old South Side man forced his way inside a home last May and sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint, prosecutors said Saturday.
Jordan D. Whitaker, of the 7900 block of South Avalon Avenue, is accused in the May 24, 2013, attack in the Far...
| 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....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The CTA said Wednesday it is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar overhaul of the Red Line’s aging north branch tracks and stations, just hours after South Siders aired complaints to the agency’s board that Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A Roseland man suspected of robbing a School of the Art Institute of Chicago student early Friday in the Loop was ordered held Saturday on $125,000 bail.
The 22-year-old woman was walking in the 0-100 block of West Washington Street at around 3:30 a.m....
| May 10, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Summer Ann Moore's conversation about plans for a Mother’s Day barbecue was interrupted Friday night by gunfire that caught the 37-year-old as she tried to run for shelter and left her dead on the front lawn of a Far South Side home.
| May 12, 2014
| 2:34 PM
A 15-year-old boy was killed and at least six other people were shot in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said.
Including those attacked Sunday, at least four people have been shot to death and...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:40 AM
City transportation officials will host an open house today in the Roseland neighborhood to allow the public to learn more about the proposed extension of the Red Line.
It's a chance for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to show they still are working...