| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Of the 11 homicides logged in the last week in Chicago, the West Side Austin community area and Southwest Side New City community area each saw two homicides, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Austin, a 14-year-old boy was shot to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:27 PM
At least 21 people were shot in Chicago in a 12-hour span starting early Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
Gunfire broke out on the North, South and West sides in that stretch and claimed at least three lives while wounding at least 18: a 14-...
| Aug 26, 2014
If anything was unusual about the shootings of two people by Chicago police last weekend, it was that one of the incidents sparked a protest.
A sudden rainstorm scattered the 80 or so people who gathered Monday on the West Side to protest the fatal...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Chicago Public Schools officials announced Thursday that the beleaguered Concept charter school operator will not be opening its Chatham campus this fall.
A district source said the delay has nothing to do with an FBI investigation into Concept...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:28 AM
South Side shootings left at least eight people wounded Wednesday night, a number of them seriously, according to police.
Six of the eight people shot between about 7:45 p.m. and 12:40 a.m. were wounded in the city's Gresham police district.
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:11 AM
At least eight people were injured late Saturday morning in an accident involving a CTA bus and a U-Haul truck on the South Side in the city's Chatham neighborhood.
The accident happened about 11:15 a.m. at 79th Street and King Drive, according to...
| Aug 10, 2014
In the century after its conception on the banks of the Chicago River in 1842, Ryerson grew into the nation's largest steel distributor and a Chicago institution, employing thousands in the area and leaving the Ryerson family name stamped on art...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Jurors deliberated a little more than an hour Tuesday afternoon before finding a Chicago man guilty of the 2011 slayings of three people outside a bakery in the Chatham neighborhood.
Aaron Barnes, 21, faces life in prison for the fatal shootings of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
You've already waited in line for popcorn at Garrett. You've endured verbal abuse at The Wieners Circle. And you've devoured the Chicago classic that is the Italian beef sandwich (Al's #1 and Johnnie's being the best, depending on who you ask).
| May 31, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Betty Howard had left her car’s hazard lights on Thursday evening as she ran into drop off some paperwork at her second job at a real estate office along a busy commercial stretch in the Chatham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.