| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Monday that it would offer a third site in its bid for the Obama presidential library.
The 23-acre site at West Roosevelt Road and South Kostner Avenue is bordered by West 5th Avenue to the north and South...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Chatham logged four homicides in the last week, a RedEye review of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 29-year-old man was shot to...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Chicago on Sunday logged its 100th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 40-year-old man was stabbed to death Sunday in the 4100 block of West 26th Street in South Lawndale, the Tribune reported.
| May 1, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Family and friends will memorialize Dr. Jerry Umanos, the Chicago pediatrician killed by gunfire last week while working at an Afghanistan hospital, in a private gathering Saturday.
The 1:30 p.m. memorial at Lawndale Christian Health Center, where...
| Apr 15, 2014
Duane Ehresman has bought and rehabbed 21 midsize multifamily buildings in some of Chicago's most challenged neighborhoods over the past 25 years. Now he is hoping a new program will help him tackle vacant, abandoned two- and three-flats on some of...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:23 PM
A West Side prostitution sting took a violent turn Friday when a man twice punched an undercover Chicago police officer in the face, leaving her with a broken nose.
The vice officer was talking to a prospective john in the Lawndale neighborhood late...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:25 AM
South Chicago and South Lawndale each saw double homicides in the last week, according to police information.
In South Lawndale, two men, ages 19 and 32, were shot to death Sunday in the 2800 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:49 AM
For 16 years, Dr. Jerry Umanos worked as a pediatrician at a Christian health center in Chicago, then decided in 2005 to travel to Afghanistan to continue his practice and help train doctors. On Thursday, he was one of three American doctors shot to death...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:25 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — The fatal shooting of three Americans in a charity hospital Thursday punctuated a dismal new trend that has emerged in the waning months of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan: Just as many foreign civilians are being killed as...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Showtime’s “Shameless” will make its biannual visit to Chicago next week.
The dramedy starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum will film exterior scenes in Chicago Feb. 11-16, according to a spokeswoman for Showtime. The North Lawndale...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:36 AM
As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs.
Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...