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South Shore
The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • 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...
  • Offenders get chance to 'go forward' under program to clear records

    Offenders get chance to 'go forward' under program to clear records
    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...
  • Man shot during attempted robbery on South Side

    Man shot during attempted robbery on South Side
    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...
  • 2 Chicago police horses injured during break-in at stable

    2 Chicago police horses injured during break-in at stable
    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....
  • 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...
  • 4th man charged in slaying of 74-year-old man

    4th man charged in slaying of 74-year-old man
    A Chicago man who allegedly acted as a lookout while his friends went and shot a 74-year-old South Shore man in October has become the fourth suspect charged in the slaying, according to police and court documents. Malcolm X Terry, 22, was arrested...
  • 2 injured by gunfire overnight

    2 injured by gunfire overnight
    Shootings on the South and West sides have left two people injured since Monday night, authorities said. Just before 4:30 a.m., a man in his 20s showed up at Our Lady of the Resurrection Hospital with a gunshot wound to the ankle, Chicago Police...
  • CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note

    CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note
    A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...
  • 'A huge moment' awaits Cardinal George in Rome

    'A huge moment' awaits Cardinal George in Rome
    Chicago's Cardinal Francis George said on Sunday there should be no rush to convene the conclave that elects a successor to Pope Benedict XVI because the days leading up to the election are when cardinals can learn the most about the candidates. Once...
  • Cops: Suspect in slayings said 'I murdered someone'

    Cops: Suspect in slayings said 'I murdered someone'
    Chicago police officers were taking Thadeus Ridley to get medical attention after a fight inside his apartment, officials said Saturday, when he uttered three unexpected words: “I murdered someone.” The “someone” Ridley was...