| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:00 PM
Chicago Public Schools is seeking to close two under-performing elementary schools and begin to phase out two struggling high schools next school year, part of a large-scale re-structuring of CPS under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s leadership team.
| Jul 4, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Four men were shot and killed in West Garfield Park in about 24 hours this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men were shot to death about 8:55 p.m. Monday in the 4100 block of West Adams Street, officials said. Nearly four...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 10:03 PM
For a second time in two weeks, the summertime heat has led to the cancellation of Chicago Public School summer classes, officials said.
CPS chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard has ordered summer school classes cancelled at 18 schools that do not...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Englewood has seen two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, an 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 7000 block of South Parnell Avenue, police said. Five days earlier, a 24-year-old man was...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:31 AM
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| 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.