| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
A 20-year-old man was found dead this morning with an apparent gunshot wound to his head in the East Side neighborhood, just a block from his home, authorities said.
Police responded to the 10900 block of South Mackinaw Avenue just before 8 a.m. after a...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:14 AM
Three children were taken to a hospital in good condition after a fire broke out in a home in the East Side neighborhood overnight.
The blaze broke out about 11:45 p.m. Monday in the 10800 block of South Avenue F, according to the Chicago Fire...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Police are investigating the death of a woman who was reported missing last month and whose body was found in an apartment this week in the Pilsen neighborhood, according to police.
A missing person's alert had been issued last month for Michelle...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A 9-year-old boy arrested and charged with armed robbery at a McDonald's last month was one of four people arrested Thursday night in connection with a carjacking.
Police said charges were denied against the 9-year-old, who was arrested for breaking out...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:16 AM
A 16-year-old boy stumbled into a Walgreens for help after he was shot and critically wounded in the East Side neighborhood, authorities said.
The boy was shot in the lower back in the 3600 block of East 106th Street about 5 p.m. Monday and walked to...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Christopher Garlington and David Haynes will present "The Beat Cop's Guide to Chicago Eats" at 6 p.m. at Barbara's Bookstore at UIC, 1218 S. Halsted St.; free.
Robbie Klein will read at 2 p.m. at the Poetry Center of Chicago, 78 E. Washington...
| Sep 18, 2010
From a plane, it would be easy to think one of the nation's dirtiest power plants is within the Chicago city limits.
But the aging State Line Power Station, a major contributor to the city's chronically dirty air, sits just a few hundred feet over the...
| Jan 29, 2012
Chicago Public Schools' plan to build an elementary school on polluted property in the shadow of the Chicago Skyway and an expiring coal-fired power plant near the Indiana border is raising the ire of parents in the working-class East Side neighborhood....
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:32 PM
New Year’s 2012 looks like a very good one for theme parks. Already, the parks in Orlando have been jammed with holiday visitors. On this year’s edition of Priceline’s top 50 New Year’s destinations, Orlando neighborhoods took 4...
| Mar 19, 2011
| 9:21 PM
A teen was shot and wounded Saturday night, one of at least four people wounded in shootings on Chicago streets.
A 15-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the foot while walking in 1100 block of West 18th Place in the Pilsen neighborhood about 8:30...