| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:17 AM
A 76-year-old woman died early this morning following a fire on the South Side.
Janice Harley, of the 8200 block of South Oglesby Avenue, was pronounced dead at 12:27 a.m. at South Shore Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s...
| 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,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:20 AM
A Chicago police sergeant was carjacked while off-duty in the South Shore neighborhood Friday night, police said.
About 10:20 p.m., the sergeant was behind the wheel of a silver 2006 Infinity SUV when he was carjacked near 71st Street and East End...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:47 PM
A judge set bail at $400,000 today for a man accused of carjacking an off-duty Chicago police sergeant on Sept. 6 in the South Shore neighborhood.
Christopher D. Jones, 19, of the 1300 block of East 69th Street, was charged with vehicular hijacking,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:57 AM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:27 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:57 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8
Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8
DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Evanston 39, Proviso...
| Dec 19, 2012
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...