| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:24 PM
No high school in America did more to shape the sound of jazz than a magnificent edifice at 49th Street and Wabash Avenue, on the South Side of Chicago.
Singer-pianist Nat "King" Cole, master vocalist Johnny Hartman, piano whiz Dorothy Donegan and...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 2:56 PM
In the last week there were two days in which more than one homicide were recorded. The city hasn't seen a calendar date with more than one homicide since mid-March, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, a 14-year-old boy was...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
The Chicago Department of Transportation is seeking input from South Side residents on how to improve public transit in the South Lakefront Corridor--the area spanning from 22nd Street to 95th Street east of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
CDOT is holding a...
| Dec 3, 2010
When top Chicago chefs visited a Northwest Side lunchroom this fall and found bags of Tostitos with ground meat as the main course, their first instinct was to roll up their sleeves and start cooking.
Within a month, the group of chefs — who call...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 6:33 PM
By Chicago Public Schools' own reckoning, about a quarter of its elementary schools and more than 40 percent of its high schools are failing, according to internal documents obtained by the Tribune.
Each year, district officials score each school based...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:56 PM
West Englewood saw two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 55-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 6200 block of South Laflin Street, police said. Two days earlier, a 19-year-old man was shot...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 9:42 PM
Opponents of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to close half of the city's mental health clinics protested outside his office for about 10 hours Tuesday, finally leaving around 10:30 p.m. but vowing to continue their fight to keep the clinics open.
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:07 AM
National Spa Week
For more information about participating Chicago area spas:
The spas featured on today's show:
Appease, Inc. Mobile Spa
Brennan Massage & Spa
3700 Grand Boulevard
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:30 PM
Austin, Englewood and the Near West Side each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Austin, a 27-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of South Cicero Avenue, police said. Three days...