| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:04 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON—Just before entering prison, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 toward a $750,000 forfeiture he owes the government, a court filing today said.
Jackson, 48, now in a federal prison camp in Butner, N.C., gave a check for $200,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:22 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2013
When you're pining after someone who doesn't return your affection — how long do you keep trying?
Scott Goldstein might be a good man to ask. And maybe Agnes Goldstein as well, considering she's the one who was being pursued by Scott.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Although it feels as if Chicago will be trapped under a polar icecap at least until the Bears head off to summer training camp, the promise that this, too, shall pass is underscored by the season announcements of the area’s two major summer music...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A woman is being investigated for abuse after her son was found in critical condition with life-threatening burns in the South Shore neighborhood, officials said.
Officers responding to a call found the boy, who is 4 months shy of his second birthday,...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Four Chicago community areas logged their second homicides of 2014 in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Each of the community areas--Austin, Englewood, South Shore and Woodlawn--saw their first homicide of the year in...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:04 PM
James C. Dowdle, a born salesman known for his flashy ties and sharp intuition about the television industry, played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate.
In 1981 when Mr. Dowdle joined the company, Tribune was...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Metra Electric trains are delayed after a train struck a vehicle in the South Shore neighborhood, officials said.
The incident happened at about 5 p.m. near Bryn Mawr Station near 71st Street and Jeffrey Boulevard after the train struck the vehicle at...