| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Chicago Public Schools will resume classes on Wednesday after dangerous cold forced the district to close for two straight days this week.
"Temperatures are expected to warm Wednesday close to January averages, making it safe for students and staff to...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Firefighters have extinguished a fire this morning that spread from one building to an adjacent one in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood.
The fire started about 5:45 a.m. in an unoccupied 2½-story brick home in the 4000 block of West 21st Place....
| Oct 21, 2013
The Tribune editorial board reported that out of every 100 starting high school freshmen, only eight will earn college degrees by their mid-20s ("A scorching jobs desert," Oct. 20). The editorial has called on its readers to offer new ideas and “a...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Chicago police are seeking the public's help after a woman was sexually assaulted in the South Lawndale neighborhood Saturday, officials said.
The attack happened at 11:45 p.m. on the 3300 block of South Central Park Avenue, police said today.
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Chicago went five days without a homicide last week for the first time since April, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
No homicides were logged between Oct. 21 and Saturday afternoon, RedEye determined.
Chicago recorded no homicides...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:37 AM
A woman was hit by a car and seriously injured in the Lawndale neighborhood this morning after the vehicle's driver lost control because of a medical attack, authorities said.
The woman, 52, was hit by a car in the 3000 block of West Harrison Street a...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Four people were injured in shootings on the West and South side late Tuesday and early this morning, police said.
In the most recent shooting, someone inside a dark-colored sedan opened fire about 2 a.m. outside a South Side gas station, wounding a 20-...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:04 PM
A 22-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a shooting on Christmas Day 2012 that critically wounded his girlfriend, police said.
Jesse Thomas, 22, of the 1800 block of South Karlov Avenue, was charged with attempted murder, aggravated...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Police fired shots but did not take anyone into custody in the West Side's Lawndale neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The police-involved shooting happened at 1:26 a.m. in the 700 block of South Cicero Avenue, Chicago Police Department...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8
Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8
DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Evanston 39, Proviso...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:12 AM
A Chicago police officer and two other people were injured in overnight fires that displaced at least 10 people from Lawndale and Englewood neighborhood homes.
The 31-year-old police officer was injured in an extra-alarm fire in the Harrison Court...