| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Gage Park, Grand Boulevard and North Lawndale each saw two homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Gage Park, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 5800 block of South Sacramento Avenue, police...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:01 AM
One minute Luis Galvin was opening the door to his Hyde Park apartment, the next he was lying on the floor holding his dying friend.
"I was down on the ground, I was just waiting for the rest of the shots to come," Galvin told reporters outside his...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Fifty-five homicides have been recorded so far this month in Chicago, making August the deadliest month of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two other months this year recorded 50 or more homicides: March and May. The...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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
| 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...
| 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...