| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:36 AM
As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs.
Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The mother of Natasha McShane left the courtroom in tears today as a neurosurgeon described the damage done to her daughter’s brain when the Northern Ireland exchange student was beaten by a baseball bat-wielding mugger in Chicago’s Bucktown...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Anna Wilson always considered her career in construction as simply a way to pay the bills. She never thought a job could be the path toward personal fulfillment.
But when she lost her job and her home, she unexpectedly discovered she could make a living...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Police are searching for a 36-year-old woman reported missing from the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Christina "Chrissy" Brocks, of the 2800 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was last seen Thursday at 8 p.m. Brocks, who is described as having a light...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:04 PM
A teenage boy was shot in the leg by someone in a group of people who tried to rob him this evening in the West Garfield Park nieghborhood, police said.
The boy, 17, was in the 4700 block of West Adams Street about 5:45 p.m. when he was approached by...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A man was shot several times this afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood by a man who chased him around a car, police said.
The victim was shot in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street, said Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. He was...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 10:28 AM
A North Side man is accused of felony public indecency after police said he followed the same school bus twice and exposed himself to students on their way to school in September.
Eugene Himelstein, 51, of the 4700 block of North Racine Avenue in the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:22 AM
Two men were wounded in a possible "exchange of gunfire" in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Monday morning and a third person was shot a half hour later on the South Side.
Police said two men were shot near Sacramento...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:47 AM
One man shot to death on the West Side and another critically injured in a robbery attempt nearby were among at least five people shot in Chicago Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, authorities said.
In West Garfield Park, a 48-year-old man was...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:50 AM
A 21-year-old man was killed and three men were hurt in shootings across Chicago Tuesday and Wednesday morning, police said.
About 12:30 a.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police were called to the 600 block of North Springfield Avenue and...