| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:07 AM
Metra's chairman, under fire for giving a cushy severance package to the agency's top executive, on Tuesday criticized Alex Clifford's leadership and said the ousted CEO only leveled corruption allegations after learning his contract might not be renewed....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:56 AM
A high speed crash left a 34-year-old man critically hurt late last night on the South Side.
The motorist was behind the wheel of a 1993 Saturn which plowed into a tree about 11:25 p.m. in the 2000 block of West 69th Street in the West Englewood...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Police are searching for a gunman who shot two men in the Englewood neighborhood, killing one of them, in one of at least six shootings in the city since Tuesday afternoon.
The fatal shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. in the 5800 block of South...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Authorities are questioning a man suspected of beating a Chicago police officer as the officer tried to break up a fight in the West Englewood neighborhood over the weekend.
The 29-year-old man was taken into custody around 8:30 p.m. Monday in the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:38 AM
A man in his 40s was injured this morning in a shooting in the Englewood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened on the 6700 block of South Loomis Boulevard at about 10:10 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Michael...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:25 PM
Two people were shot tonight in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Paramedics were called about 9:50 p.m. to the 5500 block of South Shields Avenue where two people had been shot, according to fire...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 17-year-old boy walked up to an 18-year-old man with a shotgun Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said....
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
| Aug 19, 2013
Thousands of years is an awfully long period of time. You might think that life was unimaginably different in the ancient Middle East, and that we today, working at our 21st century jobs, would find it unrecognizable.
But it turns out that when it comes...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:27 AM
One person was killed and at least four other people were wounded in shootings on the South and Southwest sides overnight, police said.
Around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, a gunman walked up and shot two men as they stood on a corner in the 6700 block of...