| Nov 3, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Authorities accused a 19-year-old gang member of shooting to death a 17-year-old girl in the McKinley Park neighborhood, police said.
Taylor Diorio, who lived in Chicago Ridge, was shot in the head in the 2400 block of West 35th Street about 5 a.m. on...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:08 PM
A local firm is helping with getting rid of the debris left from the McKinley Park playground fire – all for free.
The firm, American Technologies Inc., started demolition Tuesday and will continue work till Thursday. They offered their...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Austin, Chicago Lawn and West Englewood each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 22-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy were shot to death Tuesday in the 5900 block of South...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A man was killed by a hit-and-run driver on the South Side on an overpass above the Stevenson Expressway early this morning, according to Chicago police.
The man, later identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Robert Butler, 51, of...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Witnesses estimated a man was driving 50 mph over the speed limit on a Chicago street before he hit a man selling newspapers, ran over him as he lay on the ground and then drove off, leaving the man mortally wounded, prosecutors said.
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race (see Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Mac and the big bucks years from earlier this week) School reformer walks ethics line; Chico balances roles of lobbyist, education leader. March 12, 2000 By......
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race. Click here for the full series Law firm loses 2 partners --Chico not discouraged as friend goes solo, partner joins rival November 1, 2002 by Ameet Sachdev, Tribune staff reporter......
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
RedEye asked peeps in Wrigleyville whether they think this weekend's Cubs-sponsored "Block Party" will have a negative or a positive impact on the neighborhood....
| Aug 27, 2010
| 11:23 AM
Traffic flies by on Archer Avenue as if it were taking off from a runway at nearby Midway International Airport. The six lanes of concrete — two for parking and four for navigating one of the city's famous diagonal streets — resemble a runway....
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:04 PM
A number of geese have been found dead at two Chicago parks over the last two days, and poisoning is suspected.
Eighteen have been found at McKinley Park on the Southwest Side. Six were found Tuesday near the softball fields at the park and 10 more...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 4:26 PM
More dead wildfowl were found today in a Southwest Side park, and officials are warning against fishing in or walking pets near ponds there while an investigation is held to figure out what's causing the deaths.
The Chicago Commission on Animal Care...