| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:27 AM
The boyfriend of the mother of an 18-month-old boy was in custody this morning in the presumed beating death of the child, police said.
Chicago police were dispatched late Sunday night to answer an emergency call about an unresponsive child in the 4200...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:11 PM
A 25-year-old man was killed and a 34-year-old man was robbed and shot during separate attacks in the Bronzeville neighborhood Monday night, police said.
The fatal shooting took place at 8:35 p.m. on the 600 block of East 45th Street, said Chicago Police...
| May 11, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Two men are in custody after police said they fired shots at two people near police headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side Friday afternoon.
A Chicago Police bike unit officer on patrol heard shots being fired as he was in the...