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  • Authorities ID 2 men killed in overnight shootings

    Authorities ID 2 men killed in overnight shootings
    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. The...
  • Village with a vision

    Village with a vision
    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...
  • 1 killed, 10 injured in city shootings

    1 killed, 10 injured in city shootings
    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...
  • 1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    A Forest Park man was killed and seven people were wounded between Monday afternoon and early this morning across Chicago, officials said. Monte Tillman, 33, was shot around 3:15 p.m. Monday near Lake Street and Laramie Avenue in the Austin...
  • CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route

    CTA proposes speed measures on busy bus route
    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...
  • Oak Park police reports: Motorcycle stolen, construction equipment taken and more

    Oak Park police reports: Motorcycle stolen, construction equipment taken and more
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park Police Department reports. A red and white Yamaha DT 175 motorcycle valued at $2,500 was stolen between 12:01 and 12:09 a.m. June 29 from the front yard of a home on the 900 block of South Humphrey Avenue....
  • Man killed in Austin among 8 shot across Chicago

    Man killed in Austin among 8 shot across Chicago
    One man was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood overnight, among at least eight people shot across Chicago Thursday, police said. The Austin shooting occurred around around 8:55 p.m. in the 5700 block of West...
  • Fox taps Social Rewards loyalty program to identify avid fans

    Sit through the two-minute YouTube trailer for 20th Century Fox's upcoming movie "The Maze Runner," earn 25 points. Post a link to the trailer on Twitter, earn 15 more points. Facebook? Same deal, 15 points. Five hundred points earns discounts on...
  • Oak Park, River Forest police reports: Alley mugging, stolen cell phones, home burglaries

     Oak Park, River Forest police reports: Alley mugging, stolen cell phones, home burglaries
    The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports: Oak Park An Oak Park man walking in the alley behind the 100 block of South Scoville Avenue was jumped by four men who stole his cell phone and his wallet. The incident...
  • Humboldt Park logs 2 homicides in 4 days

    Humboldt Park has logged two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Wednesday, a man was fatally shot in the 3300 block of West Division Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot to...
  • Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival

    Your guide to The Comedy Exposition, Chicago's homegrown stand-up festival
    When local comedian Katie McVay discovered in December that the Just For Laughs Festival was not returning to Chicago this year, she tweeted the news and posted it on Facebook with a plea for someone to put together an event to make up for the loss....