| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:32 AM
Smoke inhalation left a man in serious-to-critical condition following a fire Monday night in the Bronzeville neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
A woman also sustained minor burns and jumped from somewhere inside the three-story...
| Jan 8, 2013
For the past year, the Tribune has reported in depth on issues at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services that include high worker caseloads, overdue investigations, an overloaded child abuse hotline and violent deaths of children whose...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 5:36 PM
An afternoon shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood has left one man dead, authorities said.
Kelvin Jemison, 29, was declared dead at 3:20 p.m. at the University of Chicago hospitals following the shooting in the 4500 block of South Champlain Avenue,...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Bail was set today for a 48-year-old South Side woman accused of leaving her 3-year-old granddaughter on a CTA bus for 30 minutes this week in the South Loop.
Police said Elaine Carla Overton of the 3600 block of South Rhodes Avenue was charged with...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:57 PM
There's nothing like a weedy, littered-filled lot or a vacant building to bring down a neighborhood. That is, until a community comes together and finds a creative use for the space, holding its place until a more permanent solution comes along.
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:12 AM
An 85-year-old and a 67-year-old were taken to hospitals following a fire this morning at a senior housing building in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
The 85-year-old suffered burns to 25 percent of the body and was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:24 PM
No high school in America did more to shape the sound of jazz than a magnificent edifice at 49th Street and Wabash Avenue, on the South Side of Chicago.
Singer-pianist Nat "King" Cole, master vocalist Johnny Hartman, piano whiz Dorothy Donegan and...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 1:27 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer shot the driver of a stolen SUV after it struck a pedestrian while eluding police, then tried to hit the officer, authorities said.
The SUV driver suffered a wound to his hand or arm that was not life-threatening,...
| Dec 4, 2012
Since I finished the October front page story and short video for the Chicago Tribune about King Daniel Ganaway, the story of the nearly-forgotten Chicago photographer has been read and watched again and again.
Ganaway, a brilliant photographer who...
| 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...