| Sep 9, 2011
| 1:19 AM
Chicago Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an 88-year-old woman who went missing Thursday.
Arnulfa Giles may have been seen near the 4600 block of South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to a...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:36 PM
A Joliet man was ordered held in Cook County Jail without bail today after he allegedly chased down and killed a man with the same gun he had agreed to sell him.
Esau Escobar, 21, of the 1300 block of Highland Avenue, turned himself in to Chicago...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 10:47 PM
Two suburban siblings were charged with using a fake gun to hold up immigrant women standing alone outside on the city’s South and Southwest Sides, police said.
Jaclyn Madera, 28, and Steven Madera, 36, both of Lemont, each face six counts of armed...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 2:03 PM
A Brighton Park woman died Wednesday after a car hit her as she loaded something into the trunk of her own car near her home, authorities said today.
Tina Ramirez, 40, of the 4500 block of South Spaulding Avenue, was declared dead at 1:45 p.m....
| Oct 16, 2011
| 2:46 PM
In the heat of a domestic dispute, a Chicago woman pelted her husband with cupcakes before police arrived to arrest her Saturday night, authorities said.
The sweet evidence of her crime was visible on her husband's head and shirt when officers...
| May 13, 2011
| 10:22 PM
A 25-year-old man was shot in the face late Friday in Brighton Park neighborhood, police said.
About 9 p.m., a man was sitting in a parked car in the 2700 block of West 46th Street when several males approached and fired shots at him, hitting him in the...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 12:51 AM
A 10-year-old boy and another 14 were wounded and a 20-year-old man killed in separate shootings Monday night.
A spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner's office said Daniel Cisneros, of the 4200 block of South Campbell Avenue, was pronounced...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 2:53 PM
South Shore 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 2400 block of East 75th Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 50-year-old man was...
| Aug 6, 2012
When Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire.
Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:56 AM
West Nile cases in the United States are 40 percent up from last week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there are 1,590 confirmed cases nationally.
There have been 66 deaths so far this year.
More than 70 percent of the cases were...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Three people were taken to hospitals in good condition following a collision involving a CTA bus and a car this afternoon in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the city’s Southwest Side.
A southbound Western Avenue bus No. 49 was stopped when it was...