| May 16, 2012
| 1:08 PM
New City and Woodlawn each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Saturday in Woodlawn, a man was shot to death in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue and a 28-year-old woman was fatally shot in the...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:07 PM
A 19-year-old Chicago man was held in lieu of $1 million bail today after prosecutors and police allege he participated in the fatal stabbing of a 39-year-old man.
Anfernee McCormick, of the 3500 block of West Douglas Boulevard, was charged with first-...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:43 AM
A man was shot to death in the Lawndale neighborhood this evening, just a few minutes after another man was shot and wounded in the West Rogers Park neighborhood, authorities said.
A man was shot in the chest in the 1500 block of South Spaulding Avenue...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 7:33 AM
According to Andy and Lana Wachowski, most of their films are set in Chicago — although none have actually shot here.
When my colleague Chris Borrelli asked about this for a piece that ran in the Tribune last week, Lana Wachowski replied, "There...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Two men were killed and five people wounded between 3 a.m. and 6 a.m. Saturday morning.
The most recent homicide happened about 5:45 a.m. in the 9700 block of South Exchange Avenue in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side. Police were sent...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:32 AM
A man suspected of abducting his 2-year-old child from the south suburb of Bridgeview was shot and critically wounded by a Chicago police officer after the suspect struck the officer with his car in a restaurant parking lot in the North Lawndale...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:16 AM
A school bus driver taking children to a public elementary school on Chicago's North Side was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol this week after being stopped for erratic driving, officials said Wednesday.
A police officer...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:54 AM
A Lawndale man was charged in connection with a weekend traffic crash that left a 31-year-old woman dead, authorities said.
Erick Ellison, 26, was charged with felony leaving the scene of a crash that resulted in injury or death, according to Chicago...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Chicago’s film scene is about to get a little more crowded.
“Shameless” -- the Showtime dramedy starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum --will shoot exterior scenes for its upcoming third season in the Chicago area Monday-August 31...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:12 PM
A 25-year-old man was critically injured in a fire late this afternoon in the Lawndale neighborhood, officials said.
The fire was reported at 5:35 p.m. on the 1800 block of South Kostner Avenue, police said.
The fire happened in a store front, which...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:36 PM
The cast of “Shameless” — including Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Harry Hamlin, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Zach McGowan — partied Thursday at The Underground while in town filming the third season of the Showtime dramedy....