| Jan 6, 2013
| 6:26 PM
Chicago police were conducting homicide investigations after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday evening on the South Side and another man died following a West Side stabbing.
About 7 p.m. Sunday, two people approached the 19-year-old in a front...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Six teens were shot, two fatally, in five attacks on the North, South and West sides this afternoon, authorities said.
A shooting about 11:50 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy, police said.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:00 AM
A refurbished CTA bus that offers fruit and vegetables has been making stops on the South Side for only a few weeks, but already the demand for this fresh food is high.
Fresh Moves, a mobile food market that has been serving the West Side for more...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Three South Side brothers accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl at gunpoint and sexually assaulting her in December appeared in bond court Sunday.
Prosecutors say Aziz Animashaun, 22, jumped out of a black SUV at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 and told the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once.
Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
| Feb 12, 2013
The shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton has propelled Chicago to a central position in the national gun debate and prompted President Barack Obama to turn to his hometown for help in selling his anti-violence initiatives to the public.
With the spotlight...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Biddy Ball started it all.
Before building Chicago’s premier high school basketball program and imparting discipline on hundreds of South Side kids with his “my-way-or-the-highway” brand of leadership, Bob Hambric directed the children&...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Chicago police officers were taking Thadeus Ridley to get medical attention after a fight inside his apartment, officials said Saturday, when he uttered three unexpected words: “I murdered someone.”
The “someone” Ridley was...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Some neighborhoods have it all, and some neighborhoods have very little, but only one Chicago neighborhood, Greater Grand Crossing, has Stephanie Hart and her Brown Sugar Bakery.
There, every day you can get cupcakes the size of small children's heads...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 1:22 PM
A CTA bus driver was attacked early this morning in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side and a 22-year-old man has been charged, police said.
It was about 1:45 a.m. when the man began causing a disturbance aboard a CTA bus in the 7700 block of...