| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A man was shot found to death in an alley in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday night, police said.
Reginald Jackson, 22, was found shot in the 4400 block of West Adams Street about 7:45 p.m. After an autopsy today, the Cook County medical...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Turns out, the waiting is not the hardest part.
Some Chicago Card users said they finally received their Ventra cards in the mail but had difficulty activating and then registering their cards online because they never received Ventra emails telling them...
| Oct 8, 2013
Dorothy Leonard has lived for 33 years in the same house on the same block in West Humboldt Park, one of the better blocks in the struggling West Side Chicago neighborhood.
She's the block's unofficial ambassador, shooing away young people who gather...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:27 AM
At least ten people were wounded in South and West side attacks overnight, according to police, including an incident that left four young men wounded on a city Safe Passage route.
The four were shot in the 6100 block of South Indiana Avenue in the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:39 AM
One man was killed and eight people were hurt in attacks across the city this evening, authorities said.
The man killed, age 36, was shot in the head in the 400 block of South Central Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood about 7:50 p.m., said Chicago...
| 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...
| 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 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....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Even as Chicago Public Schools has closed about four dozen schools and blamed a financial crisis for slashed school budgets across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel this past week has been busy announcing district construction projects.
On Sunday, the...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Police said a South Side family attacked a man who was robbing someone at gunpoint outside their apartment late Saturday night.
Two men tried to rob a 33-year-old man, who was shot during the attempt. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of...