| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A woman and her 5-year-old granddaughter died this morning in a fire in an apartment that was not equipped with smoke detectors in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said.
Fire officials were called around 8:30 a.m. to a three-story building in...