| Sep 10, 2012
Jeff Nelson and his team at OneGoal knew they couldn't just focus on academics when they began to put together a strategy in 2007 to help underperforming Chicago Public Schools students enter college and earn degrees.
As he talked to teens who had...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Chicago police this morning released photos of a car similar to the one involved in a hit-and-run accident that critically injured a man in the South Shore neighborhood.
The 55-year-old man was crossing 75th Street at Ridgeland Avenue when he was...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
North Lawndale saw three homicides in two days this last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a woman was found shot to death in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. The same day, a 19-year-old man was...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 12:20 AM
Two men were shot in the South Shore neighborhood Thursday night, police said.
A 33-year-old man was shot in the back and a 19-year-old man suffered a graze wound in the 7300 block of South Coles Avenue, police said.
The two drove to South Shore...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 4:06 AM
A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in a dispute over a bicycle Saturday afternoon on the South Side, authorities said, and another man was killed in West Humboldt Park late Saturday night.
Fifteen others were shot and survived Saturday night and...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said.
The community area, which...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
It is aimed at diners as well as Chicago-bound concert- and festival-goers. The occasional shopper on the Miracle Mile is also expected to take advantage of the new late night South Shore train.
After all, whether you're headed to the Windy City for...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 6:47 PM
One of two men seriously injured in a crash on Interstate 57 Thursday after police say they robbed a Beverly Woods gourmet popcorn shop has been charged in the heist.
Charged with armed robbery with a firearm is Robin Walker, 33, of the 8000 block of S....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 6:34 AM
Ten people were injured when a car and a standard-sized CTA bus collided early Saturday morning on the South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Ambulances took two people to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious-to-critical condition,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:13 AM
A woman died Sunday night in a crash in the Burnside neighhborhood on the South Side.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded about 8:30 p.m. to the 9700 block of South Stony Island Avenue, according to the Fire Department.
The woman was taken...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Earlier this month, Chicago impresario Geraldine de Haas announced that her South ShoreJazzFest -- which has played the South Shore Cultural Center annually since 1981 -- would be canceled.
But a groundswell of support has revived hopes the event will...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:42 PM
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — To the uninitiated, driving along 11th Street through the downtown of this northern Indiana community can be an unnerving experience.
While most motorists are accustomed to sharing the road with bicycles, few have ever had the...