| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A vigil took place on Christmas Eve at the site in South Los Angeles where a 35-year-old man was stabbed to death in an attack that has left police searching for the killer and a motive.
William Jennings died about 10:30 p.m. Friday after a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Call it deja Blue.
In what's being billed as the largest Blue Line investment in 30 years, CTA officials announced last week the agency will embark on a four-year, $492 million project to rid parts of the O'Hare branch of slow zones and upgrade 12...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Blue Line riders would be able to use their phones in the subway as part of a $492 million project the CTA announced Thursday.
The CTA said it will cost $27 million to upgrade the Blue Line's wireless infrastructure to 4G. The agency said the current...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:15 PM
SACRAMENTO – Bolstered by help from his powerful father, City Council aide Sebastian Ridley-Thomas beat two fellow Democratic candidates in a special primary election Tuesday for a Los Angeles-area seat in the state Assembly.
The vote tally on...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:20 PM
A Jefferson Park tow truck driver was arrested Wednesday for an Oct. 29 altercation in which he allegedly threatened to assault a firefighter at the scene of an accident before driving off in his truck at nearly 90 miles per hour.
Dimetris Frayzier, 27,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Fred Jakubowski was at his computer when he heard a woman screaming outside his Jefferson Park home about 5 a.m. Thursday and opened his door to see a man holding a woman down and slashing her.
"He's got something in his hand and he's going back and...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
A man who held up a bank Sunday morning in the Jefferson Park neighborhood was nabbed shortly afterward with the help of a GPS chip placed in the bundles of cash, police said.
The FBI had no information about charges this morning but said the man...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Three men were shot and a fourth stabbed in four attacks early this morning and late last night on the West, Northwest, and South Sides.
About 2 a.m. in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, a 21-year-old man who...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 8:17 PM
A weary state Sen. Donne Trotter was released on $25,000 bond Thursday after spending the night in a Chicago police lockup on a felony charge that he tried to bring a handgun aboard an aircraft at O'Hare International Airport.
Dressed in a tan suede...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:02 AM
A car stolen in Burbank and spotted in downtown Chicago twice fled police before crashing into a tree in Niles, according to authorities.
The owner of the car contacted OnStar Thursday night and a representative told her the car was in downtown Chicago,...