| May 19, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night while he and a friend were riding their bikes in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to the victim's older sister.
Alejandro Jaime was riding his bike with an 11-year-year-old friend when a car...
| May 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
North Lawndale saw three homicides in two days this last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a woman was found shot to death in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. The same day, a 19-year-old man was...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 7:48 PM
Chicago police traded gunfire with a man in the Chatham neighborhood Saturday night.
It's not clear why police were pursuing the man about 8:30 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Vernon Avenue, but he shot at police, and police also shot at him, Chicago...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 10:35 PM
A man was wounded and a second man grazed in the face in a shooting late Sunday night in the city's Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said.
The men were discovered in the 700 block of East 79th Street at about 10:50 p.m., police...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 10:14 AM
Christina Loukas of Riverwoods still is in good position to make her second straight Olympic team going into Saturday afternoon’s 3-meter springboard finals in the U.S. trials at Federal Way, Wash.
But she was crushed by a close defeat in...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Seven homicides were recorded Nov. 5, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At 2:10 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of South Troy Street in North Lawndale,...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 2:46 PM
Authorities say a man arrested on weapons charges this week is also the suspect in a more serious crime – the recent shooting death of a 26-year-old man on Chicago's Far South Side.
The suspect, a 23-year-old who was already on parole for...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 9:48 AM
Hundreds of candidates for the state legislature, countywide offices and Chicago ward committeeman began filing today for the March 20 primary.
In Springfield, the line stretched from the door of the State Board of Elections for more than a block, a...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:36 PM
A 52-year-old man was killed late Sunday night in an apartment fire in the city's Chatham neighborhood from which several other people were rescued, authorities said.
The fire in the 200 block of East 83rd Street was called in at about 9:40 p.m.,...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join mayors from across the U.S. in supporting the rights of same-sex couples to marry.
Mayors for Freedom to Marry will be launched as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington D.C., where Emanuel is set to...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A South Side woman with multiple health issues has died after a traffic crash in the Chatham neighborhood last November, authorities said today.
Kim Ware, 41, of the 5700 block of South Indiana Avenue, was pronounced dead at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at the...