| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:41 AM
What is Chicago's greenest neighborhood, and which areas of the city need help to get there?
To answer that question, a team of programmers developed Green Score--the winning digital tool from a recent local app-making competition. And now its...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Chicago on Sunday logged its 100th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 40-year-old man was stabbed to death Sunday in the 4100 block of West 26th Street in South Lawndale, the Tribune reported.
| Apr 15, 2014
Duane Ehresman has bought and rehabbed 21 midsize multifamily buildings in some of Chicago's most challenged neighborhoods over the past 25 years. Now he is hoping a new program will help him tackle vacant, abandoned two- and three-flats on some of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:25 AM
South Chicago and South Lawndale each saw double homicides in the last week, according to police information.
In South Lawndale, two men, ages 19 and 32, were shot to death Sunday in the 2800 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said.
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Shootings left four men dead and at least 15 others wounded from early Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
In the most recent shooting, about 1:55 p.m. Sunday in the 4300 block of West Flournoy Street, a 40-year-old man was...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Chicago police are seeking the public's help after a woman was sexually assaulted in the South Lawndale neighborhood Saturday, officials said.
The attack happened at 11:45 p.m. on the 3300 block of South Central Park Avenue, police said today.
| May 16, 2013
| 2:12 AM
A man was shot and critically wounded inside a building in the Beverly neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, among seven people shot across Chicago into the evening, police said.
The man, 34, was shot in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway about 12:30 p....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 12:24 PM
A young boy who a family member said had autism was killed late Sunday night in a house fire in the Little Village neighborhood, authorities said.
Firefighters discovered the boy, 11, near the entrance of a kitchen on the first floor of the home in the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...