| Apr 12, 2013
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.
| Mar 9, 2013
| 5:54 AM
A 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 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...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:56 PM
West Englewood saw two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 55-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 6200 block of South Laflin Street, police said. Two days earlier, a 19-year-old man was shot...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Two 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,...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:38 PM
McKinley Park saw a double homicide Saturday, police said.
Two men, ages 17 and 20, were killed in an auto crash when one vehicle rammed another vehicle near the intersection of Western and Archer Avenues, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner&...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 2:46 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Englewood has seen two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 7000 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said. Five days earlier, a 24-year-old man was...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Chicago 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...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 3:44 AM
At least five people were wounded -- one fatally -- in shootings across the city beginning Sunday afternoon, according to preliminary crime reports by Chicago police.
In the fatal shooting, a 27-year-old man was shot multiple times at about 7:26 p.m....
| Jul 22, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Doctors 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...