| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:25 PM
A Chicago police officer was injured in a traffic crash in the South Shore neighborhood as the officer responded to a report of gunfire, police said.
The two-car crash happened about 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of East 73rd Street and South Yates...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• Shootings early Saturday morning have left a 23-year-old man dead and four other people injured, according to police, and three others were injured by gunshots Friday night....
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:41 PM
South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:57 AM
An 18-year-old man was shot in the chest in the South Shore neighborhood Monday night.
Someone shot him in the 8400 block of South Muskegon Avenue about 6:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The CTA and riders are reporting Ventra Card reader outages on some buses during rush hour and into the evening, after several dozen Pace buses experienced similar problems Friday.
The CTA has "reports of scattered outages of (Ventra Card) bus readers,"...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
A teen was killed and three men were injured in separate attacks on the South Side Thursday afternoon and Friday morning, police said.
The 17-year-old boy killed was shot this evening near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue and pronounced dead at...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Police are warning residents of the South Shore neighborhood of a string of November robberies.
The robberies have happened in the area bordered by South Yates Boulevard, South South Shore Drive, East 72nd Street and East 74th Street, according to a...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Shootings on Chicago's South and West sides left two teenage boys wounded Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
About 1:30 p.m. in the South Side's South Shore neighborhood, someone shot a 14-year-old boy in the arm as he stood on the sidewalk in the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A man is being questioned after apparently shooting himself in the ear this morning as he was battering his girlfriend in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.
The incident happened on the 7800 block of South Cregier Avenue at about 5 a.m., said...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A South Chicago teen was ordered held in lieu of $90,000 bail Sunday after she allegedly maced a CTA bus driver Friday.
Brianna K. Emery, 17, of the 7900 block of South Colfax Avenue, faces a felony aggravated battery to a transit employee charge in...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...