| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....
| Jan 21, 2013
In some ways, President Barack Obama's inauguration is a local story in Chicago.
The president's political ties to the city, the family's home in the Kenwood neighborhood and his and first lady Michelle Obama's friends and colleagues here provide the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Two men died and a woman was seriously injured when an extra-alarm fire broke out in a high-rise on South Shore Drive this morning.
All three victims suffered full cardiac arrest, apparently from breathing in smoke, according to Fire Department spokesman...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Four shootings -- two of them double homicides -- and a stabbing left 7 people dead Saturday, authorities said.
In what appeared to be the last homicide of the day, a 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed about 11:50 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood...
| 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 10, 2012
| 4:56 PM
A driver and a passenger were injured when the car they were in was hit by a Metra Electric train in the South Shore neighborhood this evening.
The driver was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical-to-serious condiction and another person...
| Dec 9, 2012
The song started as a sentence in Sister Kathy Sherman's head.
Love cannot be silenced.
That was last April, and the Vatican had just publicly reprimanded the country's largest leadership organization of Catholic women religious, accusing the...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:29 AM
A woman was shot and killed and a man seriously wounded in the Austin neighborhood Saturday afternoon, among at least six people shot Saturday afternoon and evening in the city, authorities said.
The woman, age 23, and man, age 34, were in the 4800...
| 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...
| 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...