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  • 7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides

    7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides
    At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said. The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the Englewood neighborhood. Two 26-year-old men were on a porch in...
  • A PSA about AC on the CTA

    A PSA about AC on the CTA
    It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride. Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...
  • Boy shot by bike robber among 7 shot since Tuesday evening

    Boy shot by bike robber among 7 shot since Tuesday evening
    A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police. About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
  • 6 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago

    6 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago
    Six people were wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight. A 27-year-old man was shot in the shoulder about 4:15 a.m. Friday while walking to his car in the 2000 block of West 65th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood. He was taken to Holy Cross...
  • Family: 6-year-old recovering from shooting

    Family: 6-year-old recovering from shooting
    A 6-year-old Chicago boy underwent surgery Saturday after he had been shot Friday night while in a car with his mother and two sisters, a family member said. The boy was struck in the arm by a bullet at about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 4200 block of...
  • First speed cameras coming to four city parks this month

    First speed cameras coming to four city parks this month
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new speed cameras will begin issuing their first warning tickets to Chicago motorists this month near four city parks, with at least eight more locations set to go operational in September, the mayor’s office announced...
  • Man charged in Midway Orange Line, Montclare rape attacks

    Man charged in Midway Orange Line, Montclare rape attacks
    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...
  • Logan Square sees homicide uptick

    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...
  • 2 dead, 1 hurt when car hits 'L' support on Lake Street

    2 dead, 1 hurt when car hits 'L' support on Lake Street
    A man and a woman died and another woman was critically injured when car crashed into a steel "L" support column and burst into flames in the West Garfield Park neighborhood this morning, according to authorities. The crash happened about 4:40 a.m. in...
  • Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area

    Dangerous temps, wind chills hit Chicago area
    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. Powerful,...
  • Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce

     Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce
    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...