| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:07 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2013
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...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:29 PM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:18 AM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:41 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
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...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:00 PM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:18 PM
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...