| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:46 PM
As President Barack Obama gets sworn in for his second term Monday, immigration activists in Chicago plan a march downtown to protest administration policies that have led to a record number of deportations.
The president has pledged to make...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:26 AM
A 19-year-old man was seriously wounded in the Little Village neighborhood overnight, authorities said.
The shooting happened around 10:40 p.m. in the 2800 block of West Cullerton Avenue, apparently during an argument, Police News Affairs Officer Amina...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 10:57 PM
A 24-year-old man was killed and at least eight others were wounded in overnight gun violence on the city's West and South Sides, according to police.
In the latest attack, a 24-year-old man was shot multiple times about 6:10 a.m. in the 4000 block of...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A man was shot multiple times in the Sheridan Park neighborhood last night and left in critical condition, one of at least 13 people shot across the city Friday and early Saturday morning, officials said.
Paramedics were called to the 1200 block of West...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Residents jumped from a burning West Side home early Saturday morning to escape a blaze that injured three people.
The fire, in the 2100 block of South Millard Avenue, started in the back porches -- there was one on each floor of the three-floor brick...
| Jun 5, 2013
Some believe the solution to neighborhood violence is increased police presence and arrests. For others, it's teaching parents how to raise respectful children. And then there is a small cadre of idealists who believe all it takes is art.
| Jun 1, 2013
| 4:17 AM
Charges are pending against a 47-year-old man in connection with hole-in-the-wall burglaries in Little Village over the last couple weeks.
Burglars cut through walls to get into two Walgreens stores in the Little Village neighborhood two weeks apart...
| May 31, 2013
| 1:31 PM
The Chicago Department of Transportation next month will begin fixing sidewalks on 31st Street to make them accessible for CTA bus riders with disabilities, a spokesman said Friday.
CDOT will upgrade sidewalks and install ramps on 31st Street from...
| May 27, 2013
Neli Vazquez-Rowland believes that the best way to honor fallen soldiers is by supporting veterans who are struggling to make the transition back to civilian life.
Vazquez-Rowland is the co-founder and president of A Safe Haven Foundation, a nonprofit...
| May 24, 2013
| 2:48 PM
An elderly woman was seriously injured when a mattress caught fire in a high-rise apartment this afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side.
The fire broke out on the fifth floor of the Albany Terrace Apartments in the 3000 block of...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:43 PM
A 12-year-old boy was hospitalized after being accidentally shot while handling a gun with another boy in the Little Village neighborhood Saturday afternoon, police said Sunday morning.
The boy was one of at least nine people shot during six separate...