| Mar 16, 2012
| 6:45 PM
Chicago police say an attack on a Bronzeville street has gone from robbery to murder. An elderly man was beaten and bitten - yes, bitten - for the $10 he had in his hand.
Police are looking for a suspect who is well-known in that neighborhood. The 76-...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:03 AM
Two men were shot dead Wednesday in separate attacks on the South and West sides of the city, authorities said.
In the latest slaying, a gunman riding a bicycle shot a 21-year-old in the head on a rear porch behind the victim's home in the 700 block of...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Five men were shot across the city since 4 p.m. Saturday, according to Chicago police, including three in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
Someone approached a 21-year-old who was on a bicycle and tried to rob him about 1:50 a.m. in the...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Authorities are interviewing a person of interest after police responding to a battery found a woman dead of an apparent homicide in her Bronzeville neighborhood home this morning.
Katrina Rogers, 38, of the 5000 block of South Prairie Avenue, was dead...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:30 PM
On tonight's WGN News at Five, we're heading to one of Chicago's other popcorn shops.
We went to talk to Jennifer and Tim Donnelly, the husband and wife team at Mother Butter's in Bronzeville. The shop is located just steps fromU.S. Cellular Field on...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Kiara Johnson did not plan on a rap career.
In fact, she had never before rapped on record when her cousin, Donta Moye, 23, who produces music under the name Block on da Trakk, asked her to record a track at his house last summer. Johnson, then 18, of...