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South Shore

South Shore
The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city

    1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city
    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...
  • Director William Friedkin comes home

    Director William Friedkin comes home
    William Friedkin, the director of “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist,” a pair of acclaimed Tracy Letts adaptations (“Bug” and “Killer Joe”) and author of “The Friedkin Connection,” a new...
  • Straddling the worlds of high finance and community activism

    Straddling the worlds of high finance and community activism
    In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman. Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
  • Woman, 5-year-old granddaughter die in South Shore fire

    Woman, 5-year-old granddaughter die in South Shore fire
    A woman and her 5-year-old granddaughter died this morning in a fire in an apartment that was not equipped with smoke detectors in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said. Fire officials were called around 8:30 a.m. to a three-story building in...
  • 3 kids, 3 adults taken to hospital from fire

    3 kids, 3 adults taken to hospital from fire
    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...
  • Man stabbed, robbed at East Chicago train station

    Man stabbed, robbed at East Chicago train station
    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...
  • Boy, 15, critically injured in Back of the Yards neighborhood

    Boy, 15, critically injured in Back of the Yards neighborhood
    A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, officials said. The shooting happened at about 8:06 p.m. on the 4600 block of South Damen Avenue, according to according to Chicago Police...
  • South Shore trains snarled during evening rush

    South Shore trains snarled during evening rush
    A South Shore train disabled east of East Chicago caused commuter problems throughout the line during the evening rush hour. Eastbound train 209 was disabled with a damaged pantograph east of East Chicago about 5 p.m., causing cancellations of at least...
  • Officer wounded as police fatally shoot stabbing suspect

    Officer wounded as police fatally shoot stabbing suspect
    A Chicago police officer was grazed in the leg as officers opened fire and killed a man who lunged at them with a hammer after stabbing another man in the South Chicago neighborhood, officials said. The officers first used a Taser on the man when they...
  • South Shore man, 74, fatally shot while talking to friend

    South Shore man, 74, fatally shot while talking to friend
    A 74-year-old man who neighbors say was a bedrock of his neighborhood was shot in the head and killed Friday night in South Shore, authorities said. The slaying took place on the 6800 block of South East End Avenue at about 7:15 p.m., Chicago Police...
  • Service restored for South Shore

    Service restored for South Shore
    South Shore train service between South Bend and Chicago has been restored after a power outage this morning in Porter County, Ind., suspended operations on a portion of the line, officials said. Officials from the Northern Indiana Commuter...
  • Man shot in head over double-parked car

    Man shot in head over double-parked car
    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...