| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:57 AM
The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message.
"Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Two reputed gang members were out for revenge from a previous shooting when they opened fire on a group of students in a South Side park last month, killing 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton in a heartbreaking case that has brought national attention to...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 9:47 PM
The funeral for Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday was a celebration of her life, just as her parents had wanted. But along with those moments of joyful remembrance, there was bitter awareness of the street violence that took her away.
In the front row,...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The walkout staged by Chicago Public Schools teachers this week had a ripple effect on thousands of children throughout the city. Among them are the high school students who work for The Mash, the Chicago Tribune’s teen publication and journalism...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Tired of the frigid weather and constant criticism of Chicago Public Schools, Kenwood Academy High School students recently decided to show the world how truly “happy” they are.
And, as it turns out, their happiness is contagious.
A video of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:32 PM
No one was injured in an extra-alarm fire at a high-rise in the North Kenwood neighborhood this evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The fire started in a 15th-floor apartment at the 17-story building in the 900 block of East 47th Street,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:43 AM
The North Kenwood house that once belonged to legendary Blues musician Muddy Waters is one step closer to becoming the tribute fans have long envisioned.
A prospective owner who hopes to turn the home into a museum is expected to close on the...
| Sep 19, 2013
Former Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano on Friday listed his three-bedroom, 3,828-square-foot penthouse condominium in River North for $2.95 million.
In late 2006 the Cubs signed him to an eight-year, $136 million deal, the richest in the club'...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sept. 24 of a massive heart attack at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 83.
The son of a General Motors Corp. millwright and a homemaker, Henry William Korinth was born on...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
A 26-year-old man has died and two other men were injured after they were shot this afternoon in the North Kenwood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting was reported at 4:57 p.m. on the 4500 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, said Chicago Police News...
| Dec 15, 2013
The Cook County probation department has lost track of hundreds of convicts and overlooked curfew violations and new crimes committed by offenders, some of whom went on to rape or kill while under the court's watch, a Tribune investigation found.