| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:29 AM
A woman was shot and killed and a man seriously wounded in the Austin neighborhood Saturday afternoon, among at least six people shot Saturday afternoon and evening in the city, authorities said.
The woman, age 23, and man, age 34, were in the 4800...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:26 PM
You usually don't hear jazz singers taking on James Brown's "Sex Machine" or Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze."
But one brave Chicago vocalist will be plunging headlong into this music Friday night, when the apparently fearless Dee Alexander takes the...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Trombonist Jeb Bishop has been a key player on Chicago's avant-garde jazz scene for the past two decades, working prolifically with such similarly indispensable figures as reedists Ken Vandermark and Dave Rempis, guitarist Jeff Parker and bassist Kent...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Few details were available tonight following a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood that sent three people to hospitals, authorities said.
The shooting happened at about 5:35 p.m. in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, said Darryl Baety, a Chicago...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Three men were killed and at least seven other people wounded in separate overnight shootings across the city, Chicago police said this morning.
In the latest fatal shooting, police said a 47-year-old man sitting inside a vehicle was shot in chest by...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:39 AM
A man was killed near the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago on the Near West Side and a 13-year-old boy was wounded in a park in the South Shore neighborhood in overnight shootings, Chicago police say.
Dante Young, 20, was killed around 9:...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
West Englewood saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 27-year-old man was...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:26 AM
A father of four was killed and at least six other people were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago, police say.
The night's only fatal shooting occurred just after midnight in the 7500 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Shore...
| 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...