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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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  • 26 taken to hospitals after student discharges pepper spray

    26 taken to hospitals after student discharges pepper spray
    Twenty-six people were taken in good condition to hospitals this afternoon after a student discharged pepper spray inside a South Side elementary school, according to police and the Chicago Fire Department. The incident occurred at the John Marsh...
  • 1 dead, 3 hurt in South Side shootings

    1 dead, 3 hurt in South Side shootings
    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...
  • 2 wounded in South Shore neighborhood

    2 wounded in South Shore neighborhood
    Two people were wounded Monday night in a shooting on the South Side in the city's South Shore neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened about 7:41 p.m. on the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer...
  • Man accused of impersonating federal agent during robberies

    Man accused of impersonating federal agent during robberies
    Charges have been filed against a man who impersonated a federal agent, calling himself "Officer Franklin" in a string of robberies across the South Side. James Blackman, 46, of the 6400 block of South Morgan Street in the Englewood neighborhood, has...
  • South Shore leads Chicago in homicides

    Chicago's first triple homicide of the year was logged last week in South Shore, which has recorded more homicides this year than any Chicago community area, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Three men, ages 16, 23 and 27, were shot to...
  • Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer

    Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer
    Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
  • Michelle Obama: Violence against kids 'personal'

    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...
  • South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade

    South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade
    The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama, inauguration officials said Tuesday. The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced. More than 2,800...
  • The North Shore's last run

    The North Shore's last run
    With both a bang and a whimper, the North Shore railroad, half a century ago this month, pulled the plug on a trolley wire that stretched from Chicago to Milwaukee and made the fortunes of towns in between. Its last southbound train crashed into an...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference 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)...
  • State of horror

    State of  horror
    Zombies. They're everywhere. Television. Movies. Graphic novels. Pub crawls. Burlesque shows. You can't swing a dismembered arm without hitting one. But look out: In Scott Kenemore's new book, "Zombie, Illinois," the walking dead are invading places...
  • First lady could be Chicago kids' last hope

    First lady could be Chicago kids' last hope
    As a young girl growing up in the South, I looked forward to the fourth Sunday of August. We called it "Homecoming" at my church in Hogansville, Ga. That was when folks who had moved away from our small, rural town seeking better opportunities in...