| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A social media craze that sends residents on a treasure hunt for hidden envelopes of cash has hit Chicago.
The Hidden Cash Twitter frenzy was first reported in San Francisco and Los Angeles when an anonymous donor began leaving envelopes of cash...
| May 31, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Chicago police said today that a man was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident Thursday in Bridgeport that left a bicyclist dead.
Suai Xie, 59, was riding her bicycle in the 2900 block of South Poplar Avenue when a vehicle struck her about...
| May 18, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Part of the stone facing on the front of a Bridgeport apartment building fell off this morning, authorities said.
A woman hit by debris from the collapse and a young child she was carrying were checked by Chicago Fire Department paramedics following the...
| May 15, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Well, we knew Dominick's wasn't coming back. But plenty of other restaurants and food trucks are gearing up to participate in Taste of Chicago, July 9-13 in Grant Park.
City officials Wednesday announced the names of 66 participating food vendors, a mix...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:25 PM
While most films in last month's Chicago Latino Film Festival took audiences around the world, three movies kept things very close to home.
"Albert," "Mi Princesa" and "For the Love of Mom" were the only Chicago-made films chosen for the International...
| May 4, 2014
Once a week, Alex Poltorak roams the alleyways of Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood hunting for white buckets stashed here and there crammed with banana peels, avocado shells, bits of onions and other colorful vegetable scraps from his customers'...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Most transplants to Chicago find themselves at a Cubs game before they make it to a Sox game, but why? While there's the allure—or threat, depending on your preferences—of a night out in Wrigleyville to draw you to the North Side, the area...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Online handbag company Urban Junket is offering a stylish way to commemorate Autism Awareness Month during April—by shopping for a new purse.
The web site is collaborating with Jackie Cousins, age 30, an artist and animator with autism. She is...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:59 AM
Paul Vallas, who returned to Illinois last month as Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, has been hired to a six-figure job as a municipal finance consultant by a longtime friend and political supporter of the Democratic governor.
Vallas began his...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The City Council Zoning Committee recommended approval of a new heliport along the Chicago River in the Bridgeport neighborhood despite concerns from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.
Chicago Helicopter Express wants to build a...