| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Twenty-six people were taken in good condition to hospitals this afternoon after a student discharged pepper spray inside a South Side elementary school, according to police and the Chicago Fire Department.
The incident occurred at the John Marsh...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Back in 2000, Chicago saxophonist-bandleader Ernest Dawkins had a dream: to launch a jazz festival in one of the city's tougher neighborhoods, Englewood.
Starting Thursday, the Englewood Jazz Festival will swing into its 14th year and, better yet,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Four people were wounded in South Side shootings Wednesday afternoon and a fifth wounded in a Near West Side attack early Thursday morning.
The most recent shooting happened in the 1000 block of West Van Buren Street about 1:50 a.m. Police said...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:20 AM
A Chicago police sergeant was carjacked while off-duty in the South Shore neighborhood Friday night, police said.
About 10:20 p.m., the sergeant was behind the wheel of a silver 2006 Infinity SUV when he was carjacked near 71st Street and East End...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8
Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8
DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Evanston 39, Proviso...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Firefighters extinguished a fire that broke out early this morning in a grocery store in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said.
As of about 3 a.m., firefighters were in a defensive mode as they battled "heavy fire" at the grocery store, which...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A man has been charged in the 2007 fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy who was killed during an argument in the city's South Chicago neighborhood.
Carl Morris, 28, of the 600 block of Harrison Drive in Quincy, was charged Thursday night with first...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:36 AM
South Lawndale on Tuesday recorded a double homicide, the first female double homicide since February, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 5-year-old girl and 28-year-old woman were shot to death in the 2800 block of South Kildare...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:44 AM
A 34-year-old man was pronounced dead after being injured in a drive-by shooting in the South Shore neighborhood this morning, police said.
The shooting happened at about 9:30 a.m. on the 7400 block of South Colfax Avenue, said Chicago Police Department...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Saving the best for last.
That was the case in the bareback riding and the saddle bronc events to kick off night one of the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo Monday at the Brown County Fairgrounds.
Joe Gunderson of Agar and Chuck Schmidt of Keldron, both the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Three men were wounded during two separate shootings this afternoon on the South Side, police said.
Most recently, in the South Chicago neighborhood about 5:30 p.m., two males were shot in the 8700 block of South Houston Avenue, according to police News...