| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:40 AM
Chicago police shot and wounded a man as he stood on a balcony and started pointing a gun at a sergeant, authorities said.
Officers had been called to 61st Street and Sangamon Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood around 10 p.m. Monday and found the man,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 8:19 AM
South Lawndale saw two homicides in two days in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, a 15-year-old boy was shot to death in the 3000 block of South Kedvale Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 23-year-old...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Three people were wounded in shootings early Sunday and Saturday on the south and west sides.
Most recently, a man took himself to Norwegian-American Hospital about 3 a.m. for treatment of a gunshot wound to the toe which happened when he accidentally...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:32 AM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:42 AM
An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s sergeant shot and killed a man who tried to rob him Monday night at a Far South Side gas station, police said.
The shooting happened shortly before 10 p.m. on the 700 block of East 103rd Street in the Pullman...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Four Chicago community areas logged their second homicides of 2014 in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Each of the community areas--Austin, Englewood, South Shore and Woodlawn--saw their first homicide of the year in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Protesters called for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s resignation Friday after her announcement earlier in the week that she would not bring charges against a Chicago police officer who fatally shot an Englewood man in the back as...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 2:50 AM
A Chicago police officer and two others were injured in a car crash early Tuesday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.
A red sedan was heading east on 72nd Street near Racine Avenue when it hit a Chevy Trailblazer and then ran...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• A 22-year-old man died in a South Side crash Monday afternoon. Read more.
• A 74-year-old man with dementia is missing from the Gage Park neighborhood, according to police....
| Nov 10, 2013
Noemi Heras is supposed to graduate from Prosser Career Academy in 2015, but when she enters a computer lab on the building's second floor, she becomes a member of the class of 2019.
That's the year when, if everything goes according to plan, she will...