| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:53 PM
A dangerous cold front was expected to bring the Chicago area to a crawl Monday, with a flurry of school closings, flight and train cancellations and calls for the public to avoid temperatures expected to drop to at least 10 below zero.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:55 PM
New sexual assault and robbery charges stemming from two additional incidents have been filed against a 30-year-old man already in jail in similar attacks late last month near Midway Airport and on the Northwest Side, police announced today.
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Five people have been shot across the city since Saturday evening, among them a 16-year-old boy fatally shot after a fight in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, police said.
An autopsy today determined Marquise Harris, 16, died of a gunshot wound to the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Many little hands at Winnetka's Crow Island School made light work of preparing hundreds of sandwiches to feed the homeless.
The recent ham and cheese sandwich assembly line recently unfolding in a first grade classroom at this District 36 elementary...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 3:02 AM
A 23-year-old man walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds and told police he had been shot on the West Side about 3 a.m., police said.
He told police he had been shot near Huron and Homan Avenues in the East Garfield Park neighborhood...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:46 AM
A 34-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car on the West Side on Sunday night.
The man was in the 300 block of North Hamlin Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when someone pulled alongside in another car and started shooting about 6:...
| Dec 20, 2013
In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches.
Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 12:24 AM
A 30-year-old Park West man was charged with a pair of sexual assaults on Friday – one near the Orange Line at Midway Airport and the other in the Montclare neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
James Whiteside, of the 600 block of West Deming...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Logan Square recorded its second homicide of the month last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 23-year-old man was shot to death Dec. 23 in the 2300 block of North Ridgeway Avenue, police said.
Logan Square has logged five...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 2:11 PM
A Near West Side man faces a variety of charges after he allegedly brandished a knife at a man and threatened to kill him, put a woman in a chokehold and punched a police officer over the course of a few hours Friday.
Clarence Flowers, 30, also known as...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Two people were hospitalized after being shot this afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened on the 3400 block of West Flournoy Street at about 2:45 p.m., according to police and fire officials.