| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Chicago saw a spate of shootings and a fatal stabbing overnight, a more typical night of violence in the city after a 60-hour lull that ended early Friday.
The 2½ day streak without a shooting in the city ended about 1:40 a.m. Friday when a 47-year-...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 11:44 AM
A Vernon Hills man has been charged with drug and traffic offenses after paramedics had to climb inside his car to revive him after he had passed out behind the wheel on a street in the Buena Park neighborhood on Chicago's North Side.
| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Deerfield-based drugstore giant Walgreen Co. and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that Walgreens will open dozens of new food outlets as the retailer upgrades stores and expands in Chicago. The plan will include the addition of 600 jobs in...
| Jul 5, 2011
Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell."
| Jul 14, 2011
| 11:11 AM
A retired school teacher and security guard calmly recounted in federal court today how they were shot and wounded four years ago when three masked men stormed into a Chatham neighborhood bank.
One of the alleged suspects, David Vance, is on trial in...
| Mar 6, 2011
| 10:17 AM
South Side tactical cops seized about $123,000 in cocaine and cash after receiving a tip about a drug delivery in the city's Chatham neighborhood, Chicago police said today.
The officers from the Gresham police district received a tip Saturday that a...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A mother and her 1-year-old suffered graze wounds in a shooting in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, authorities said.
The two were injured about 3:20 p.m. while in the area of 79th Street and Maryland Avenue, said Chicago Police Department...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on residents to help police take back their neighborhoods in the wake of a spate of shootings around Chicago.
The mayor said the spike in violence -- including 49 shootings with 10 fatalities last weekend and the Monday...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 10:37 AM
Chicago police detectives are warning residents of the Grand Crossing police district of strong-arm robberies in the area in recent weeks.
One man, sometimes with another, has committed at least four robberies since Feb. 24 in the Chatham and Park...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A Chicago firefighter sustained minor injuries as crews were battling a fire in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon.
The fire was reported at about 3:30 p.m. on the 8200 block of South Ellis Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department Chief Joseph...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Two teenagers were wounded, one fatally, within minutes of each other this afternoon in separate shootings on the South Side in the city’s Back of the Yards and Chatham neighborhoods.
The first shooting happened about 12:23 p.m. on the 5000...