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  • West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system

    West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system
    The Chicago Board of Education tabled a vote Wednesday on whether to renew an agreement with the operators of a West Side charter school and indicated no action will be taken until the private group signs on to a new citywide accountability system....
  • Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit

    Experts: Police arrest for marijuana offenses out of habit
    Two years after marijuana possession became a ticketable offense, arresting people with a few grams of the drug remains a bad habit for law enforcement, drug policy researchers said Monday at a Roosevelt University symposium. Cook County has the highest...
  • Austin logs 2 homicides in 2 days

    Austin recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Saturday, a 32-year-old man was shot to death in the 200 block of North Pine Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 38-year-old man was beaten to...
  • U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders

    U.S. Attorney announces new outreach for juvenile gun offenders
    One by one, the faces of 13 Chicago youths slain in gun violence this year beamed from a projection screen to the group of civic leaders gathered at a downtown luncheon to hear U.S. Attorney Zach Fardon speak. The teens’ lives ended in...
  • New glass and a new outlook in Garfield Park

    New glass and a new outlook in Garfield Park
    It sounds like something out of a Gothic novel. Golfball-sized hail falls in the night and blasts football-sized holes in the delicate glass roof covering a storied, turn-of-the-last-century indoor garden. Or maybe it's just a new twist on an old saw:...
  • 1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    A Forest Park man was killed and seven people were wounded between Monday afternoon and early this morning across Chicago, officials said. Monte Tillman, 33, was shot around 3:15 p.m. Monday near Lake Street and Laramie Avenue in the Austin...
  • City shootings leave 3 dead, 7 hurt

    City shootings leave 3 dead, 7 hurt
    Three men were killed and at least seven people injured in shootings across the city Sunday night and Monday morning, with another man apparently stabbed to death, authorities said. Monday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood, police were...
  • 1 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 dead, 12 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    A man was killed in an apparent carjacking and 12 people were wounded, including a 74-year-old man, in shootings across Chicago Tuesday through early this morning, according to authorities. The carjacking victim, Paul Pyron, 21, was shot in the chest...
  • Prosecutors: After card game, woman stabbed boyfriend to death over money

    Prosecutors: After card game, woman stabbed boyfriend to death over money
    A West Garfield Park woman stabbed her boyfriend to death following a dispute over cash she accused him of stealing from her to use in a card game, prosecutors said today. Crystal “Cocoa” Caffey, 27, was ordered held today in lieu of $750,...
  • 2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings

    2 dead, 14 wounded in city shootings
    Two men were shot to death and 14 others wounded in shootings across the city Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning. The most recent homicide happened about 11:30 p.m. Saturday in the 3400 block of West Madison Street near Garfield Park in the East...
  • 2 areas log 1st homicide of 2014

    Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...