| 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...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Police are on the look out for two armed men who robbed a pizza delivery guy at gunpoint just north of downtown Wednesday night.
The Papa John's Pizza delivery driver tells police he was delivering 4 pizzas to a caller inside the Kenwood Apartment...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Pat Powers, 55, who lives in Wicker Park, walked south down Ashland Avenue this morning. He had a three-mile walk ahead of him to the Marriot at Medical District/UIC, 625 S. Ashland Ave., where he was meeting his boss.
He called the dire warnings...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots.
But vast swaths of the city didn't...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Three people were killed and five others wounded in shootings across the city Friday night, according to authorities.
Two people were found dead inside a Woodlawn home in the 6500 block of South Kenwood Avenue after police were called to the scene...
| May 27, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A 52-year-old Chicago man has been ordered held without bail after being charged with killing his two roommates Friday on the South Side, police said today.
Michael Myrieckes, of the 6500 block of South Kenwood avenue,was charged with two counts of first...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:20 AM
President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed at his South Side home in Kenwood Saturday morning, something he said he was looking forward to.
The president arrived in Chicago Friday night to raise money for his re-election campaign.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 7:03 PM
President Barack Obama and his family started their weekend in Chicago by walking from their Kenwood home to spend time with some neighbors.
On Saturday they are expected to attend the wedding of the daughter of their friend and adviser Valerie Jarrett....
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:25 PM
The first family walked over to a wedding in their hometown neighborhood tonight.President Barack Obama, his wife Michelle and daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 11, are here for their first trip to the city as a foursome in two years.
While the White...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:40 PM
WASHINGTON—First lady Michelle Obama returns to Chicago next Tuesday for a pair of campaign fundraisers, one with actress Jane Lynch from television’s “Glee.”
The lunch with the first lady and Lynch will be held at 11 a.m. at...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:15 PM
A 14-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in serious condition after being shot in the North Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side this afternoon.
The boy told police he “heard shots and felt pain’’ while in the 900 block of East...