| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:28 PM
A 23-year-old Chicago man was charged with killing the 18-month-old son of his live-in girlfriend because he was angry, police said.
Tinnell Smith, of the 4200 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood, was charged with first degree...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 12:01 PM
A Chicago man charged with killing the 18-month-old son of his live-in girlfriend admitted that he repeatedly punched the toddler in the face and chest because he was angry, prosecutors said today.
When doctors at the University of Chicago Comer...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Are you in the Loop when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of the "L"?
If all you know about the Green Line is that it's a Goose Island beer, you're in luck. Two Chicago groups are offering tours this summer that detail the intricacies of the CTA....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:39 AM
A teenage boy was critically wounded and a man with him also was shot this morning in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in the 600 block of East 45th Street, police said.
| Jul 17, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Hundreds of teenagers and 20-somethings queued up along Ashland Avenue before the gates opened at the Pitchfork Music Festival, enduring a relentless midday sun in exchange for the best vantage points around the festival stages.
Though Pitchfork's crowds...
| 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.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 6:44 AM
The cast and crew of Showtime's "Shameless" are back in Chicago this week, filming scenes for the upcoming second season of the hit drama.
The weather's being a lot more cooperative this time around. Emmy Rossum, who plays Fiona Gallagher, reminded me...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:23 AM
Ralph Elliott had volunteered to pick up food for the Christmas Eve party he and his wife had hosted for more than 50 years.
But as he stepped into his car with an armload of chicken at a Popeye's restaurant in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, Elliott...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Two teens were wounded in separate shootings on the city's South and West Sides, police said.
A 17-year-old boy was shot and seriously wounded in the Bronzeville neighborhood at about 5:40 p.m. in the 600 block of East 45th Street, near St. Lawrence...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:05 PM
Police shot at a man who was later taken into custody after they interrupted a shooting that left a 22-year-old seriously wounded in Bronzeville this afternoon.
Police were responding to a shots fired call near Champlain Avenue and 47th Street when...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 7:07 PM
A 19-year-old man has been charged with a shooting in Bronzeville and pointing his gun at police as they responded to the scene on Friday, according to police.
Anthony Robinson faces one count of aggravated assault on a police officer and one count of...
| 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...