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Tribune reporterA woman was killed and four others were hospitalized following a 2-car crash in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department and police. Two vehicles slammed into a building at 2:20 a.m. in the...
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • One person was killed and four others were hospitalized following a 2-car crash in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department and...
RedEyeThe North Side saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Irving Park, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 4200 block of West Irving Park Road, police said. One day earlier, a 5-month-old...
Tags: West Ridge, West Pullman, Shootings, Pullman, Chicago Lawn
Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs. Ridge...
Tribune reporterA 31-year-old man was killed when an SUV pulled alongside the car in which he was riding and rammed it off the road and down an embankment onto Interstate 57 in the Washington Heights neighborhood, authorities said. The person's body was covered in a...
Tribune reporterAt least six people have been hurt in shootings on the South and West sides since 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police. Two of the injured were struck in a drive-by shooting about 9:20 p.m. in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side,...
Tribune reporterDoctors planned to keep an 11-year-old boy is in a medically-induced coma after a sport-utility vehicle hit him on Interstate 57 in the Far South Side's Washington Heights neighborhood, according to authorities and a relative.The northbound Honda Pilot...
This school year, hundreds of Chicago students in junior high and high school participated in classroom training for the News Literacy Project. To wrap up the school year, the program held its News Literacy Project Showcase last week at the Chicago...
Tags: Los Angeles Times, Journalism, Pilsen, Bronzeville, Schools
RedEyeTwo women and a man were stabbed to death in separate incidents in the last week in Chicago, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Tuesday, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood,...
RedEyeChicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show. Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
Tags: Shootings, West Lawn, West Englewood, Gresham, West Ridge
Chicago is paying attention to violence. The Chicago Police are calling attention to stretches without it in troubled corners of the South and West Side. The Chicago filmmakers and CeaseFire Illinois violence interrupter involved in the documentary...
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Feb 13, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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