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South Shore

South Shore
The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • Teen shot in South Shore

    Teen shot in South Shore
    A boy who was shot in the leg this morning on the South Side was taken to a hospital, police said. Someone shot the boy, who is 15 or 16, about 11 a.m. in the 7300 block of South Merrill Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, according to Chicago...
  • Man taken into custody after South Side standoff

    Man taken into custody after South Side standoff
    A tense situation has ended without incident after a man barricaded himself in a home with two other people early this morning in the South Side's South Shore neighborhood, police said. About 1:40 a.m., authorities surrounded a home where a man was...
  • Relative questioned in death of South Side woman, 82

    Relative questioned in death of South Side woman, 82
    Catherine Glenn kissed and hugged her daughter tight when the two parted ways after a four-hour visit Saturday, Glenn's 82nd birthday. As always, Glenn hated to see her daughter go, said her daughter, Cathy, who promised to return the next day, Mother's...
  • Woman charged with killing mother, 82, in South Shore

    Woman charged with killing mother, 82, in South Shore
    A 51-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 82-year-old mother in the home they shared in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood, officials said. Janette Glenn is charged with first degree murder in the death of her mother Catherine Glenn, said...
  • Gary taking a new tack to expand, land business for its airport

     Gary taking a new tack to expand, land business for its airport
    For many years, Gary/Chicago International Airport has offered its services as a reliever airport to help ease flight-delay pressures at Chicago's two airports. Yet there have been few takers among airlines or passengers, despite competition in the form...
  • 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...
  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city

    1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city
    A 36-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning and eight others wounded since Saturday afternoon in shootings from the Northwest Side to the Southeast Side. The man killed was shot about 6:05 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Division Street in the...
  • Police: Man leans out car window, dies after hitting another car

    Police: Man leans out car window, dies after hitting another car
    A south suburban Burnham man died Sunday night after leaning out of a moving car on South Side and hitting a parked car, police said. The victim was identified as Orlando Mayo, Jr., 30, of the 2700 block of East 142 Street, who was pronounced dead at 7:...
  • 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...
  • SUV crashes during police chase after slaying in Humboldt Park

    SUV crashes during police chase after slaying in Humboldt Park
    A man was shot and killed in the backyard of his apartment building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side overnight, touching off a police chase that ended in a crash, police said. Efrain Cruz, 25, was behind his home in the 3200 block of...
  • 'Loved by everybody,' firefighter dies after Southwest Side blaze

    'Loved by everybody,' firefighter dies after Southwest Side blaze
    A 32-year veteran firefighter remembered as an "all around great guy and great fireman" died Friday night when he was hit by a flashover of flames while battling an extra-alarm blaze in a Gage Park home, officials said. Capt. Herbert Johnson, just...
  • South Shore hauls hundreds of Irish fans to Chicago

    South Shore hauls hundreds of Irish fans to Chicago
    CHICAGO – The South Shore Railroad accommodated hundreds of football fans who decided to ride the rails to get to the Notre Dame-Miami game at Soldier Field Saturday night. The South Shore added more trains  because  the demand for transportation...