| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:06 PM
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...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:21 AM
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...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:18 AM
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...
| May 13, 2013
| 6:08 PM
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...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:51 AM
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...
| May 21, 2013
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...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:49 AM
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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:07 AM
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...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:47 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 4:27 PM
Upon hearing that his sister had been in a fight at a bus stop nearby, a Chicago man fired 12 rounds into a crowd of people he blamed for the altercation, hitting a 17-year-old boy in the hand and grazing a woman, prosecutors said.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Violence in the city has left four people injured, including one dead, this evening after they were shot and stabbed in separate incidents, police said.
In the first incident, a man was hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition after he was stabbed...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Patrons at a South Shore nail salon hit the floor Thursday evening when a gun inside the purse of an off-duty Chicago police officer accidentally discharged inside the crowded salon, striking the officer in the leg.
The 22-year veteran officer was shot...