| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The South Shore Drill Team exceeded its fundraising goal of $45,000 to cover the group’s trip to the presidential inauguration in Washington this weekend, team officials said Wednesday.
The group received donations of $5 and-or more from...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Fare hikes set to begin this year on the CTA and Metra will be offset somewhat by a provision included in new federal “fiscal cliff’’ legislation that allows many public transit riders to shield up to $240 a month in work-related...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama, inauguration officials said today.
The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced....
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:56 PM
A driver and a passenger were injured when the car they were in was hit by a Metra Electric train in the South Shore neighborhood this evening.
The driver was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical-to-serious condiction and another person...
| Dec 9, 2012
The song started as a sentence in Sister Kathy Sherman's head.
Love cannot be silenced.
That was last April, and the Vatican had just publicly reprimanded the country's largest leadership organization of Catholic women religious, accusing the...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Catherine Glenn kissed and hugged her daughter tight when the two parted ways after a four-hour visit Saturday, Glenn's 82nd birthday.
As always, Glenn hated to see her daughter go, said her daughter, Cathy, who promised to return the next day, Mother's...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:08 PM
A 51-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 82-year-old mother in the home they shared in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood, officials said.
Janette Glenn is charged with first degree murder in the death of her mother Catherine Glenn, said...
| May 21, 2013
As a young girl growing up in the South, I looked forward to the fourth Sunday of August.
We called it "Homecoming" at my church in Hogansville, Ga. That was when folks who had moved away from our small, rural town seeking better opportunities in...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A 36-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning and eight others wounded since Saturday afternoon in shootings from the Northwest Side to the Southeast Side.
The man killed was shot about 6:05 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Division Street in the...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:29 AM
A woman was shot and killed and a man seriously wounded in the Austin neighborhood Saturday afternoon, among at least six people shot Saturday afternoon and evening in the city, authorities said.
The woman, age 23, and man, age 34, were in the 4800...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Three adults and three children were taken to hospitals after a fire in the South Shore neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The fire erupted inside and was contained to a third-floor apartment in the large courtyard...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:24 AM
Police in Northwest Indiana are asking for help in finding a man who stabbed and robbed another man before taking off with the victim's car.
The attack happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday at the South Shore train station in East Chicago.
Police say the...