| 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:...
| 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.
| May 9, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Two women and a man were stabbed to death in separate incidents in the last week in Chicago, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood,...
| 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 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...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:10 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, who recently lamented that he couldn’t sleep in his own bed during the NATO summit in Chicago, will have the chance Friday when he returns for three fundraisers.
The first event is a 5 p.m. reception at...
| 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 2, 2012
President Barack Obama delighted in the prospect of sleeping in his own bed Friday night, after his Kenwood neighborhood was securely tucked in by the police and Secret Service.
Obama arrived in Chicago about 4:30 p.m. for three campaign fundraisers,...
| Jun 13, 2012
Though the White House isn't saying, many expect President Barack Obama, the first lady and their two daughters to be guests of honor at Saturday's wedding of Laura Jarrett, the daughter of top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett.
On Tuesday, a White...
| Jun 15, 2012
President Barack Obama and his wife and daughters arrive Friday in Chicago for a weekend at their home in the Kenwood neighborhood, most likely celebrating a wedding and certainly markingFather's Day, if only briefly.
The trip is their first to the...