| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Two men died and a woman was seriously injured when an extra-alarm fire broke out in a high-rise on South Shore Drive this morning.
All three victims suffered full cardiac arrest, apparently from breathing in smoke, according to Fire Department spokesman...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Four shootings -- two of them double homicides -- and a stabbing left 7 people dead Saturday, authorities said.
In what appeared to be the last homicide of the day, a 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed about 11:50 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood...
| Apr 11, 2013
As politicians in Washington took a step toward tightening the nation's gun laws Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama sat down with Chicago high school students whose stories about violence brought her to tears.
Before the meeting began at Harper High...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:07 PM
William Friedkin, the director of “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist,” a pair of acclaimed Tracy Letts adaptations (“Bug” and “Killer Joe”) and author of “The Friedkin Connection,” a new...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A woman and her 5-year-old granddaughter died this morning in a fire in an apartment that was not equipped with smoke detectors in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said.
Fire officials were called around 8:30 a.m. to a three-story building in...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:08 PM
A 30-year-old man was shot in the head Sunday morning after a confrontation over a car that was double-parked, police said.
The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Maplewood Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood, police...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:18 PM
A Chicago man who allegedly acted as a lookout while his friends went and shot a 74-year-old South Shore man in October has become the fourth suspect charged in the slaying, according to police and court documents.
Malcolm X Terry, 22, was arrested...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:49 AM
Shootings on the South and West sides have left two people injured since Monday night, authorities said.
Just before 4:30 a.m., a man in his 20s showed up at Our Lady of the Resurrection Hospital with a gunshot wound to the ankle, Chicago Police...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:15 AM
A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 10:40 AM
A South Shore train got stuck on the tracks near Chicago late Sunday morning, creating quite a headache for passengers headed east to South Bend.
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District, which operates the South Shore, says Eastbound Train...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 10:50 PM
As usual with these lake effect events, southwest Michigan is bracing for the worst of it.
Drivers certainly had to slow down Saturday, especially around Berrien Springs where the snow came down pretty hard. It was a day to stay in if you could....