| May 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A 36-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning and eight others wounded since Saturday afternoon in shootings from the Northwest Side to the Southeast Side.
The man killed was shot about 6:05 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Division Street in the...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:19 AM
One man was wounded by police after he pointed a shotgun at officers from his car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood this morning, officials said.
No police officers were injured and the man, 30, who was holding a sawed-off shotgun when police fired...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Englewood and South Lawndale each recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
In Englewood, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 7400 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:53 PM
A 71-year-old man who suffers from Alzheimer’s has gone missing from his East Garfield Park neighborhood home on the West Side, police said.
Jessie Fifer was last seen after wandering out of his home in the 100 block of South Whipple Street on...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:03 PM
At least three people were killed and 10 others wounded in shootings in Chicago Friday, the first day of summer.
At least two other people suffered gunshot wounds early today, for a total of three shot to death and 12 others wounded in shootings since...
| Jun 18, 2013
Q: My father is a native Chicagoan. Someone once asked me where, exactly, he grew up. I asked Dad and he replied, "Tell them I grew up on the corner of Kostner and Van Buren...and then watch them recoil in horror."
I think the intersection no longer...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Two women were killed in separate homicides Monday, bringing the total number of female homicide victims this year to 19, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 70-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 1100 block of East 81st...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:44 AM
A man has been charged after he pointed a shotgun at police and was wounded by an officer -- one of two police-involved shootings over the weekend.
Daniel D. Jackson Jr., 31, of the 400 block of North Central Park Avenue, was shot in the arm around 4:30...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Eight people were shot Thursday afternoon and Friday morning from the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side to the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
A man, 34, was dropped off at Our Lady of the Resurrection...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Three people were shot overnight and another four wounded Saturday afternoon, according to police.
The most recent shooting happened across the street from Wrigley Field about 3:20 a.m. Sunday. A man, age 25, was shot in the upper back outside the 7-...