| 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)...
| Sep 15, 2013
Conventional digital age wisdom says that the chestnut about the might of pens, i.e. swords, should be amended to specify keyboard strokes, as paper is now passé. Likewise, in an era when Chicago's public education crisis seems to be at an apex, with...
| 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 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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Just weeks away from Christmas, a founder of a community group in the Englewood neighborhood Friday voiced her disgust about a recent break-in.
"It's awful that it's the people among us who are destroying us," said Jean Carter-Hill of Imagine...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• A Riverside man was driving under the influence when he fatally struck a bicyclist on the West Side late Friday, according to police. Read more.
• Eight people were shot in...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Eight people were shot in a 10-hour span starting Saturday evening across Chicago, including a 26-year-old man fatally shot in the North Austin neighborhood and three men injured when gunshots were fired into an Englewood lounge.
The fatal shooting...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Chicago on Sunday surpassed 400 homicides for the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in the 5600 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue in Austin, according to the Tribune. This was the 400th...
| 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...
| 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...