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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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  • Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014

     Michael J. Howlett Jr., Cook County judge, 1948-2014
    Michael J. Howlett Jr., son of a former Illinois secretary of state, was an accomplished attorney, popular law professor and a Cook County judge. "He was one of the best judges and nicest men I ever met," said Judge William Bauer of the 7th U.S. Circuit...
  • PASSINGS: James C. Dowdle

     PASSINGS: James C. Dowdle
    James C. Dowdle Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
  • Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location

     Chicagoans make pitch for George Lucas museum location
    Everyday Chicagoans came armed with plenty of ideas Wednesday night about where to locate a home for George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia. But members of the Galactic Empire seemed to be otherwise engaged, as no one arrived in a "Star...
  • Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations

    Free wireless service offered at West, South Side locations
    The City of Chicago and Google have partnered to bring free wireless service to Garfield Park and the South Shore Cultural Center, officials said. The service is now available at both locations and is planned to help thousands of people get online,...
  • 4 dead among at least 36 shot in Chicago in 36 hours

    4 dead among at least 36 shot in Chicago in 36 hours
    At least 36 people were shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, in as many hours over the weekend, with more than half of the shootings occurring over a half-day period stretching into early Sunday. Officers responded to at least 27 incidents, starting...
  • Boys, 14 and 16, wounded in South Shore shooting

    Boys, 14 and 16, wounded in South Shore shooting
    Two boys, 14 and 16, were wounded when a gunman walked up and started firing in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said. The teens were walking on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of East 69th Street when someone approached from behind and...
  • 2 shot, including boy, 13

    2 shot, including boy, 13
    Two people, including a 13-year-old boy, were shot Saturday afternoon in separate incidents on the South Side, bringing the total number of shootings since Friday to 15, officials said. The 13-year-old boy was shot in the lower left leg about 4:25 p.m....
  • Worker injured while performing work in manhole on South Side

    Worker injured while performing work in manhole on South Side
    A man was taken to a hospital in serious-to-critical condition after he became unconscious while working on electrical cables underground at at a construction site this afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. Chicago Fire Department companies were...
  • 2 bitten by pit bull that was shot by police

    2 bitten by pit bull that was shot by police
    A loose pit bull that was charging towards a Chicago police officer was shot after it bit a 17-year-old boy and a man this morning in the South Shore neighborhood. Several people called police to report a loose pit bull in the 6900 block of South...
  • Investment group buys Chicago's Regal Theater

    Investment group buys Chicago's Regal Theater
    The shuttered landmark New Regal Theater in the South Shore neighborhood has been sold to a Chicago group. Community Capital Investment, LLC bought the property for $100,000 from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. last month, according to the FDIC....
  • Jewel-Osco names new president, buying 5 more Dominick's

    Jewel-Osco names new president, buying 5 more Dominick's
    Jewel-Osco's parent company said that it is buying five additional Dominick's locations and named the president of its Boston-area division as the new president of Jewel-Osco. The five former Dominick's stores that Jewel-Osco plans to remodel and reopen...
  • One in four Chicago homicide victims in their 30s

    Two people in their 30s were shot to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In South Shore, a 36-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 2300 block of East 75th Street, police...