| 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...
| Jan 13, 2013
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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Fighting broke out at a high school basketball game Friday night in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Police responded to a "large fight" during the game at Corliss High School, in the 800 block of East 103rd Street, Chicago...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The South Shore Drill Team exceeded its fundraising goal of $45,000 to cover the group’s trip to the presidential inauguration in Washington this weekend, team officials said Wednesday.
The group received donations of $5 and-or more from...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Fare hikes set to begin this year on the CTA and Metra will be offset somewhat by a provision included in new federal “fiscal cliff’’ legislation that allows many public transit riders to shield up to $240 a month in work-related...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Our area is under a Winter Weather Advisory through tonight. The entire area will see some snow accumulation but the winds are the biggest factor. We've already had reports of power outages and even schools closed because of no power. Overnight we had...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama, inauguration officials said today.
The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The rain Thursday night was complicating things for plow truck drivers, but they’re still ready for whatever comes their way. Tons of salt and sand is getting loaded up.
"We're ready, we've been getting our trucks prepped basically all day,"...
| Apr 11, 2013
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...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:07 PM
William Friedkin, the director of “The French Connection” and “The Exorcist,” a pair of acclaimed Tracy Letts adaptations (“Bug” and “Killer Joe”) and author of “The Friedkin Connection,” a new...
| 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...