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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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  • Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 of the $750,000 he owes as a forfeiture

    Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 of the $750,000 he owes as a forfeiture
    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,...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    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...
  • Off-duty sergeant carjacked in South Shore

    Off-duty sergeant carjacked in South Shore
    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...
  • $400K bail for suspect in carjacking of police sergeant

    $400K bail for suspect in carjacking of police sergeant
    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,...
  • 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...
  • Football | Week 1 schedule

    Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...