| 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...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 12:24 PM
Three men were killed and a dozen people were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Wednesday afternoon through this morning as the long Fourth of July weekend began.
Five of the victims were shot in two attacks in the Austin police district on the...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 6:02 AM
At least four people were wounded by gunfire in Chicago overnight, including a man shot as he tried to flee two robbers near Garfield Park on the West Side, police said.
The robbers approached the 24-year-old man around 11:10 p.m. Tuesday at the corner...