| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Fed up with package liquor stores marked by street fights and curbside drug dealing, West Side residents more than a decade ago won a moratorium banning new liquor licenses on a bleak stretch of West Madison Street.
But in April, a new neon sign for...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:41 PM
South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Three people suffered what were believed to be non-life threatening injuries when they were shot this evening on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side, police said.
The three were shot about 8:53 p.m. on Interstate 94 northbound near 59th Street...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:39 AM
A Chicago police officer and two others were hit by a car during a traffic stop in the Englewood neighborhood early Wednesday morning.
The officer, who has worked for the department for three years, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center. Police...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Construction of a South Side train overpass is shutting down outbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Due to work on the the Englewood Flyover, authorities are restricting southbound traffic to a single express lane, and that lane may be closed...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The heat has been restored at an Englewood women's shelter after donations poured in to cover a $21,000 bill, but Clare's Place still needs help to continue servicing its residents, the shelter's director said this afternoon.
The heat was turned back on...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined.
Chicago recorded no homicides...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:44 AM
A 60-year-old man was shot during a robbery attempt in the Austin neighborhood Tuesday night and a younger man was shot in Englewood early Wednesday.
The older man is in stable condition at Mount Sinai Hospital after he was shot in the 5000 block of...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Vincent Richardson, the teen who passed himself off as a police officer at age 14, pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer and was given 18 months in state prison today, according to court records.
Richardson, 19, made national headlines when...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information.
The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Cop impersonator Vincent Richardson was ordered on electronic monitoring today after he was busted yet again for allegedly pretending to be a Chicago police officer.
Richardson, who made national headlines when he was able to pass himself off as a...