| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:49 PM
With the long Fourth of July weekend not even half over, the toll from violence in Chicago stood at 9 dead and at least 36 wounded today, including two little boys, 5 and 7, seriously hurt while at parks with their families.
The victims since Wednesday...
| Jul 7, 2013
Do you like riding a bike? Enjoy competition? Looking for a good time? You might want to check out Chicago Bike Polo.
"It's a cycling sport that isn't racing," says Brian Bolles, who got involved about six years ago. "You don't have to be the fastest...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:53 AM
Three people, including a 15-year-old boy, were shot to death on the West Side Monday afternoon, police said.
Hours later, three others were injured in separate shootings on the South Side.
The 15-year-old boy, Ed Cooper, was shot in the chest about...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:36 AM
At least 9 people were shot overnight across Chicago.
A 30-year-old man was hospitalized after being shot in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side Saturday night, officials said. The man was shot in the left side of his body at about 7 p....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A 24-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood Sunday, and seven others were injured in shootings from midday Sunday through early this morning, according to police.
About 3:20 p.m., a man was shot in his head on the 2400 block of East...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The Northwest Side saw three homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On Monday, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 6500 block of West Addison Street in Dunning, police said.
On Friday, a 36-...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Six people were killed and dozens wounded in shootings across Chicago during a muggy first weekend of summer.
Friday, the longest day of the year, was the deadliest, with three killed and at least 11 wounded in 10 shootings. Saturday saw at least six...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:03 PM
At least three people were killed and 10 others wounded in shootings in Chicago Friday, the first day of summer.
At least two other people suffered gunshot wounds early today, for a total of three shot to death and 12 others wounded in shootings since...
| Mar 27, 2013
There's nothing extraordinary about Aidan Gillespie's daily commute on the No. 50 bus down Damen Avenue. Perhaps that's why the Roman Catholic schoolteacher chose the train Tuesday for a more spiritual journey.
Setting out before dawn, Gillespie, 25,...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Stand on any corner. Close your eyes. Listen. So urges journalist and historian St. Sukie de la Croix in the introduction to his book, "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall." You'll hear, he writes, the "rat-tat-tat-tat of Al...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 5:17 AM
Police are searching for the gunman who opened fire from a car and shot a 14-year-old boy in the chest in the Austin neighborhood.
Paramedics were called to the 1500 block of North Leclaire Avenue around 6:20 p.m. Monday, according to Chicago Fire...