| Mar 19, 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...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:55 AM
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....
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:07 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 9:14 AM
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...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:56 PM
A Comcast worker was shot and seriously wounded early this afternoon after parking his truck in an alley in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Two men approached the worker around 12:55 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Kingston...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At least six people have been shot in Chicago Wednesday afternoon and evening, including a 19-year-old man who was shot to death in the Marquette Park neighborhood, authorities said.
Joseph Brittman, 19, was shot near 64th Street and Campbell Avenue...