| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:29 PM
On a recent Friday night, Gary Thomas threw an outdoor party at a hotspot in his West Side neighborhood.
There were no crowds or Solo cups or blaring stereos, though, on the corner of Kostner and Maypole avenues. And when a police officer arrived to say...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Roseland has logged two gunshot homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the 11100 block of South Lowe Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 15-year-old boy was...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Authorities have identified two men killed in overnight shootings in the River West and Englewood neighborhoods.
One of the men, 33, crashed his SUV on Chicago Avenue near the Kennedy Expressway after getting shot in the River West neighborhood.
| Jul 16, 2014
The Rev. Thomas J. White, a priest with Catholic congregations in DuPage County for 45 years, was the founding pastor at St. Daniel the Prophet Church in Wheaton.
"He took on big challenges," said the Rev. Ed McLaughlin, a retired Catholic priest who...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:07 AM
One man has been killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood and 10 other people injured in attacks on the South and West sides since midmorning Saturday, authorities said.
Ronnie Amos, 42, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 9:26 a.m. following...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Ever been on a bus and thought that you could walk faster because the bus appeared to stop every few feet to pick up riders?
The CTA may be tackling this problem of too many stops on one of its most popular east-west routes.
The CTA is proposing...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn took part in a ceremony Friday morning to name a West Side street in honor of Nelson Mandela on what would have been the late South African leader's 96th birthday.
The governor joined other officials at the corner of Chicago and Cicero...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:10 PM
According to grooming gear maker Wahl, Los Angeles is the second-most facial-hair friendly city in these United States -- ranking just behind Boston and a whisker ahead of Miami.
Rounding out the top 10 were Chicago; Salt Lake City; Minneapolis;...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Chicago police are seeking an 11-year-old boy who went missing Tuesday on the city's West Side.
Police said Roberto Rosalio was last seen around noon near Hartgrove Hospital, 5730 W. Roosevelt Road, in the Austin area.
Roberto is described as a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:16 PM
A Mississippi man has been charged in a 2013 shooting that killed a 25-year-old man on the city's West Side in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Randon Walker, 23, of the 300 block of Mulberry in Lexington, was charged with first-degree murder in the...