| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:13 AM
Three people, including a 17-year-old boy, were killed and at least six people were injured in spates of violence across the city, Chicago police said.
In the first late Wednesday night fatal shooting, the teen was shot in the neck at about 10 p.m. in...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Parents whose children attend one of several Chicago Public Schools slated to close due to low-performance were speaking out Thursday.
At Pablo Casals on Chicago’s West Side, where CPS has proposed a turnaround, parents rallied, saying the...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:05 PM
A young man was wounded this evening in a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.
The victim, 21, was shot in the chest in the 4200 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue at about 7:50 p.m., Chicago police said,...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:27 AM
Two masked men, one wielding a large knife, injured a store clerk during a robbery at a Bronzeville convenience store on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology this morning, police said.
The men walked into the store in the 3200 block of...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 2:27 AM
Two teenage girls suffered minor gunshot wounds Tuesday evening near a Bronzeville performing arts high school, Chicago police said this morning.
The girls, ages 14 and 16, were walking with a group in the 500 block of East 35th Street at about 6:40 p.m....
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Chicago police have released surveillance photos and video of two men wanted in the fatal shooting of the part-owner of a gas station in the Bronzeville neighborhood last month.
The video shows the men entering the BP gas station at 43rd and State...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Chicago police are questioning a 19-year-old man in the slaying of 6-year-old Arianna Gibson, who was shot while she slept on a couch in her grandmother’s home in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, sources say.
| Feb 27, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Two men who were shot in the Bronzeville neighborhood early this morning took themselves to a South Side hospital, police said.
Someone shot a 26-year-old in the face and a 29-year-old in the arm at 12:40 a.m. in the 4300 block of South Michigan Avenue,...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 8:48 AM
At least eight people were injured on the South and West sides in overnight violence, according to police and fire department officials.
Two men were stabbed about 4:30 this morning in the 200 block of South Halsted Street in the Greektown neighborhood...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 7:39 PM
A lawsuit filed by local school councils can’t block a Chicago Public Schools plan to close or revamp operations at 17 low-achieving schools, a Cook County judge ruled Friday.
CPS officials issued a brief statement lauding Judge Michael B. Hyman&...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Following a tussle between cabdrivers over a position in the line to lease taxis for the night, one driver pulled a 9mm pistol and shot two of his co-workers, prosecutors said.
Frederick Bailey, 63, fired a round through one man’s arm and hit...