| May 25, 2012
| 7:51 AM
This school year, hundreds of Chicago students in junior high and high school participated in classroom training for the News Literacy Project.
To wrap up the school year, the program held its News Literacy Project Showcase last week at the Chicago...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:45 AM
The Bronzeville community is on alert after a series of robberies.
Police say two men have been approaching people in the neighborhood.
The incidents that were reported happened on May 22nd between 43rd and 49th streets, along Dr.Martin Luther King Jr....
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 7:46 PM
Tonight's Cover Story is an inside look at what's being done to fix Chicago's most broken public schools. A non-profit group, armed with noble goals and dedicated staff, has been awarded contracts for eighteen Chicago schools, with a mandate to turn...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 4:47 AM
A 19-year-old Chicago man died two days after his motorcycle hit a car making a U-turn on the South Side, police said.
The collision occurred about 1:25 p.m. Monday in the 7400 block of South Loomis Boulevard, Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ron...
| 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,...
| 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....