| Oct 2, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Turf struggles loaded with questions of racial identity and privilege erupt in a pair of engaging plays by writers with Chicago roots, each receiving local premieres in suburban theaters.
Steven Simoncic's "Broken Fences" is being...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 1:48 PM
A Blue Island woman was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Sunday after she allegedly attacked her teenage girlfriend and stole electronics from the teen’s home on Friday.
Autumn N. Leak, 20, of the 12000 block of Fairway Circle, was charged...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:14 AM
A 40-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in one of two shootings since Monday evening on the city's West Side, authorities said.
About 12:20 a.m., the 40-year-old was walking through an alley in the 3000 block of West Walnut Street in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:39 PM
Shootings on the South and West Sides left two people hurt Wednesday night, authorities said.
About 9:30 p.m., a woman in her 20s arrived at Advocate Trinity Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, police said, citing preliminary information....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Chicago’s first operational speed cameras are going to start issuing warning tickets Monday near Gompers Park on the North Side, with fines kicking in after the first 30 days, city officials announced Friday.
Two cameras will keep tabs on...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Shootings late Saturday and early Sunday left one person dead and five injured, one of them critically, authorities said.
In the most recent shooting, about 4:45 a.m., a 34-year-old man was shot in the 3900 block of West Wilcox Street in the East...
| Sep 6, 2013
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, the theater scene offers its own bountiful fall harvest. From heirlooms to hybrids, homegrown treats to intriguing imports, the list below highlights just a few of the toothsome possibilities on the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A man is accused of killing a woman, then wrapping her body in a blanket and sheet and hiding it in the closet of the West Garfield Park apartment he shared with his mother and sister.
Police say the mother discovered the body of Burnadine Kinsey, 49,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Englewood has logged three homicides this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A man was fatally shot Wednesday in the 7500 block of South Union Avenue, police said. A 27-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 5700 block of...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...