| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Michael McDonald, the soulful 62-year-old singer known for hits "I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near), "What A Fool Believes," and "Minute By Minute" is coming back to the Peninsula where, once upon a time, he discovered a young singer and piano...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Four pit bulls attacked a 58-year-old man in Englewood early Saturday morning, injuring his leg before an off-duty police officer shot one of the dogs, according to police.
The attack occurred on the 6000 block of South Wood Street at about 6:50 a.m.,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:07 AM
A Chicago man has been charged with several gun offenses after he accidentally shot a woman early Wednesday in the Englewood neighborhood, police said today.
Shaquille Sankey, 20, of the 6400 block of South May Street was charged with unlawful use of a...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:55 PM
A Chicago man was accused of discharging a loaded firearm in his bed Tuesday, accidentally shooting his girlfriend in the leg, according to county prosecutors.
Shaquille Sankey, 20, of West Englewood, was arrested at home around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday by...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:55 AM
A Chicago rapper who recently signed to a major record label and was a cousin of Chief Keef was shot to death in Englewood overnight.
Mario Hess -- who went by Big Glo at the time of his death and Blood Money before being signed -- was the oldest...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:36 PM
A Chicago rapper who was related to Chief Keef was gunned down near where he grew up in Englewood as possibly two gunmen fired more than two dozen shots, striking the victim as many as 10 times and wounding a relative.
Mario Hess, once known as Blood...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 9:26 PM
An Englewood women's shelter that went without heat for three days in October is on firmer financial footing after donors stepped forward to pay long-overdue bills.
In October, an anonymous donor paid the shelter's $21,026.74 gas bill, said Clara Kirk,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Whole Foods Market Inc. on Monday confirmed plans to buy 7 Dominick's locations in the city and surrounding suburbs.
The stores, slated to open next year, will expand the natural grocery chain’s reach in Chicago by a third. Terms of the deal...
| Oct 13, 2013
Miles Harvey has written a book that will ever be on my Best Books I've Ever Read list, 2000's “The Island of Lost Maps.” Also on that list is Alex Kotlowitz's “There Are No Children Here,” published in 1991.
| 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)...