| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Two men were killed and seven others, including two 16-year-olds, were shot in less than an hour late Wednesday across Chicago, authorities said.
Chicago police discovered Lorenzo Wiley, 21, with several gunshot wounds lying in the street in the 6200...
| Aug 20, 2012
CTA planning manager Joe Iacobucci is the first to acknowledge at the transit agency that "if you ask the average person in Chicago what BRT is, you get a blank look."
BRT, or bus rapid transit, is Iacobucci's special project. He hopes to transform those...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Philanese Stokes was facing felony charges of credit card fraud and knew that a conviction could ruin her dream of becoming a massage therapist.
The 23-year-old resident of Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood had already run into trouble looking...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:31 AM
A 45-year-old man was shot when he ran from two robbers Sunday night on the South Side.
About 9:44 p.m., the man was walking on the 2100 block of East 79th Street in the city's South Shore neighborhood when two men started following him, said Chicago...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:05 PM
A fire extinguisher was used to injure two Chicago Police Department horses that were among about 30 let loose from their stalls during a break-in Sunday night at a stable in Chicago's South Shore community, police said.
A 20-year-old horse named J.R....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:36 AM
The draft for the Chicago Cultural Plan 2012 cites 10 priorities "for Chicago to realize its potential as a cultural leader" and identifies 36 recommendations for achieving them. Released Monday, the 64-page draft and 38-page supplemental materials...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:24 AM
At least one person died and three others, including a 15-year-old boy, were injured in three separate evening shootings across the city, Chicago police said.
Daniel Green, 21, of the 7100 block of South Euclid Avenue, was the man killed, according to...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Powerful thunderstorms raked the Chicago area this morning, downing trees and power lines and knocking out power to about 300,000 Commonwealth Edison customers at the peak of outages.
Delays were reported on Pink and Green line trains this morning...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 8:24 AM
How do Chicagoans feel about the draft Chicago Cultural Plan 2012, which was released July 16?
That's precisely what cultural planners sought to learn when they launched the latest round of Town Hall meetings Tuesday evening at Malcolm X College, on West...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Five people were wounded as they were apparently waiting for a CTA bus this afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side.
The shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. in the 7900 block of South Jeffery Boulevard, said Police News Affairs Officer...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:38 AM
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South Shore Cultural Center
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| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:08 PM
A 30-year-old man was shot in the head Sunday morning after a confrontation over a car that was double-parked, police said.
The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Maplewood Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police...