| Mar 11, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Following a tussle between cabdrivers over a position in the line to lease taxis for the night, one driver pulled a 9mm pistol and shot two of his co-workers, prosecutors said.
Frederick Bailey, 63, fired a round through one man’s arm and hit...
| 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-...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:29 AM
A Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs.
Even before unofficial results rolled in,...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 2:15 AM
A man was shot and critically wounded in the South Chicago neighborhood, one of several shootings across the city overnight that left at least half a dozen people wounded, authorities said.
The 33-year-old man was riding a bicycle when he was shot in the...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 9:56 AM
"Hey broken-nose girl," the redoubtable Stew sang from the stage of Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art on Saturday night, addressing Chicago, the commissioned topic of much of his pair of weekend performances. "I hear you're second to none. I don't know...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:40 PM
President Barack Obama today returned to the South Side and cast an early vote near his Kenwood home.
While at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Bronzeville, Obama bantered with the election judge when he presented his ID.
"Now ignore the...
| Oct 26, 2012
On a warm late September evening in one of the nicer high-rises on Chicago's Marine Drive, Brenda Fredericks peered over her glasses and surveyed a large group of relatives from her husband's family, many of whom she had never met before.
| 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...
| May 19, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Three out-of-state men arrested in a Bridgeport apartment raid days before the NATO summit considered hitting President Obama's campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's house and police stations with "incendiary devices," according to court documents....
| May 20, 2012
Police surrounded the three men — now known as the NATO 3 — outside a Bridgeport drugstore last week and peppered them with questions as officers searched their car.
The two sides traded barbs about the Occupy movement and the 1968 Democratic...