| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:59 AM
At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said.
The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the Englewood neighborhood. Two 26-year-old men were on a porch in...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride.
Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Shootings left at least 8 people on the South and West sides wounded overnight, according to police.
Three of the shootings happened between 4:50 and 5:40 a.m., police said.
A 60-year-old woman was shot in the chin about 4:50 a.m. in 4500 block of...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 11:51 AM
A man who shot someone in the East Garfield Park neighborhood fled the scene and caused a fatal crash a mile away, according to police.
Officers were pursuing his vehicle, wanted in connection with the 11:30 p.m. shooting in the 100 block of Springfield...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Auburn Gresham, Austin, East Garfield Park and Roseland have each recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Auburn Gresham, a 39-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday in the 8700 block of South Throop...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:49 PM
With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families.
The victims since Wednesday...
| Jul 7, 2013
Do you like riding a bike? Enjoy competition? Looking for a good time? You might want to check out Chicago Bike Polo.
"It's a cycling sport that isn't racing," says Brian Bolles, who got involved about six years ago. "You don't have to be the fastest...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said.
Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side.
The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Stand on any corner. Close your eyes. Listen. So urges journalist and historian St. Sukie de la Croix in the introduction to his book, "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall." You'll hear, he writes, the "rat-tat-tat-tat of Al...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Fifty-five homicides have been recorded so far this month in Chicago, making August the deadliest month of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two other months this year recorded 50 or more homicides: March and May. The...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 3:46 PM
A 15-year-old girl walking home from school was shot in the abdomen Friday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, officials and family said.
Tellissa Shields was walking with a friend when she was caught in crossfire in the 4200 block of West...