| Jun 12, 2012
Sure, there are plenty of star acts at the fourth annual TBS Just for Laughs Chicago festival, which runs through Sunday this week at 18 venues around the city. But sometimes, the biggest laughs come with the smallest ticket prices, as in these local...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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.
| Apr 19, 2010
| 6:29 PM
Carolyn M. Rodgers, who grappled with issues of African American identity and culture in poems that took first flight during the vibrant Black Arts Movement of the late 1960s, has died. She was 69.
Rodgers died of cancer April 2 in hospice care at...
| Dec 3, 2009
| 7:54 AM
A Bronzeville Nutcracker - Winter Wonderfest
Monday, December 7
A Bronzeville Nutcracker
December 11 and 12
Harold Washington Cultural Center
Thursday, December 9
Holiday Season in Chicago
| Jun 29, 2009
| 2:18 PM
(WGN-AM)- More than a year behind schedule, Metra broke ground Monday on a new station at 35th Street on the Rock Island District Line to serve White Sox fans and college students while giving neighborhood residents another mass-transit option.