| Jun 23, 2013
Gerry Henaghan was 9 years old when she started volunteering at the Special Olympics.
"We were at Marquette Park and I had a cousin competing, so my sister and I started helping out," Henaghan says. "That was 1976."
She never stopped helping, and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:40 AM
For some, it just isn't a complete summer without hearing the words of the Bard spoken into the warm nighttime air — or just a few outdoor lines of Roald Dahl down by the bugs. Fear not, grass-sitting theater-goers, the outdoor season is still in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 3:54 PM
A woman who pointed at her nametag on her hat and said she’d be “back later” for money after trying to rob a Marquette Park sno-cone stand at knifepoint made good her promise and was arrested, authorities said today.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 6:13 PM
A 27-year-old man was fatally wounded Thursday afternoon in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Marquette Park neighborhood.
About 3:30 p.m., a man was shot in the chest on the 6300 block of South Kedzie Avenue, said police.
The man was...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:10 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A man who died in a Marquette Park shooting earlier this week was able to run down his attacker with his car before he died, according to authorities. Read more
• Shootings across...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:01 AM
A man who died in a Marquette Park shooting earlier this week was able to run down his attacker with his car before he died, according to authorities.
Jeremiah Brown was inside a house in the 6400 block of South Spaulding Avenue on the Southwest Side on...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:12 AM
A 43-year-old man was shot and critically injured during an argument on the Southwest Side late Monday night, and a West Side shooting also left two people hurt, according to authorities.
About 11:40 p.m., someone took out a gun and opened fire during a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Four men were killed in separate South Side attacks Monday, two of them within blocks of each other about nine hours apart, authorities said.
In the most recent killing, police responded about 8:50 p.m. to a call of a person shot in an alley adjacent to...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Three teenagers charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week have been ordered held in lieu of bail, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, have...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...