| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:13 AM
A woman died Sunday night in a crash in the Burnside neighhborhood on the South Side.
Chicago Fire Department paramedics responded about 8:30 p.m. to the 9700 block of South Stony Island Avenue, according to the Fire Department.
The woman was taken...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:24 PM
Earlier this month, Chicago impresario Geraldine de Haas announced that her South ShoreJazzFest -- which has played the South Shore Cultural Center annually since 1981 -- would be canceled.
But a groundswell of support has revived hopes the event will...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:42 PM
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — To the uninitiated, driving along 11th Street through the downtown of this northern Indiana community can be an unnerving experience.
While most motorists are accustomed to sharing the road with bicycles, few have ever had the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 2:54 AM
Authorities accused a man of trying to ram Chicago police officers with his SUV after they say he shot his girlfriend and her sister in the South Shore neighborhood.
Maurice Boston, 41, is expected to appear before a judge later today, charged with two...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
An off-duty Northwestern University police officer is accused of firing a gun into the air while celebrating the Fourth of July holiday on the South Side, according to Chicago Police.
Wesley Jackson, 30, of the 5400 block of Hyde Park Boulevard, was...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Few details were available tonight following a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood that sent three people to hospitals, authorities said.
The shooting happened at about 5:35 p.m. in the 2400 block of East 75th Street, said Darryl Baety, a Chicago...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:43 AM
Three men were killed and at least seven other people wounded in separate overnight shootings across the city, Chicago police said this morning.
In the latest fatal shooting, police said a 47-year-old man sitting inside a vehicle was shot in chest by...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:39 AM
A man was killed near the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago on the Near West Side and a 13-year-old boy was wounded in a park in the South Shore neighborhood in overnight shootings, Chicago police say.
Dante Young, 20, was killed around 9:...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
West Englewood saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 27-year-old man was...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 6:26 AM
A father of four was killed and at least six other people were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago, police say.
The night's only fatal shooting occurred just after midnight in the 7500 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Shore...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Two men were killed and seven others, including two 16-year-olds, were shot in less than an hour late Wednesday across Chicago, authorities said.
Chicago police discovered Lorenzo Wiley, 21, with several gunshot wounds lying in the street in the 6200...
| Aug 20, 2012
CTA planning manager Joe Iacobucci is the first to acknowledge at the transit agency that "if you ask the average person in Chicago what BRT is, you get a blank look."
BRT, or bus rapid transit, is Iacobucci's special project. He hopes to transform those...