| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:13 PM
As community members marched in memory of Hadiya Pendleton Friday, officials announced the reward for information in the slaying of the King College Prep sophomore has been increased to $40,000.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy and other...
| Feb 5, 2013
When times are tough, the distraught have long sought comfort in an old church hymn.
"In times like these," the song goes, "you need a savior."
In Chicago communities overwhelmed by violence, some people are now singing a different tune. In times like...
| 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...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:13 AM
There were no dignitaries or elected officials at Cornelius “Cornbread” German’s funeral.
No activists, no high-profile clergy.
Instead, dozens of teenagers dressed more for a picnic than a somber occasion crowded the pews inside...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"It really begs the question, 'What's the speaker up to?' And is he really serious about pension reform?" said (Illinois House Republican leader Tom) Cross, of Oswego....Tribune, today Sneed is told President Barack Obama wanted to spend a little time.......
| Feb 20, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Sandburg’s cheerleading squad, which opened the month winning the Illinois High School Association state title, has a chance to close February with another high-profile title. …...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 9:09 PM
Two teenage boys were shot and seriously wounded in the Avalon Park neighborhood this evening, authorities said.
The two teens, one 14, one 15, were shot in the 1300 block of East 80th Street, near Kimbark Avenue, about 6:48 p.m., said Chicago Police...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:31 AM
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2 Chayotes very small slices
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:00 AM
With two days left before the Chicago Board of Education votes to close or restructure failing schools, community groups staged a candlelight vigil protesting the dramatic measures and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home on the North Side.
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:17 PM
A 48-year-old man was critically injured in a car fire Wednesday night on the city's South Side.
Chicago firefighters pulled the 48-year-old man from the passenger seat of the burning vehicle stopped in the 7800 block of South Kenwood Avenue at about 9:...
| 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...