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  • Charges filed in August slaying of 17-year-old girl

    Charges filed in August slaying of 17-year-old girl
    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...
  • Firm Helping Rid Debris from McKinley Park

    Firm Helping Rid Debris from McKinley Park
    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...
  • 15 homicides in 1 week

    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...
  • Man killed by hit-and-run driver on Stevenson overpass

    Man killed by hit-and-run driver on Stevenson overpass
    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...
  • $500K bond for man charged in Damen Avenue hit-and-run

    $500K bond for man charged in Damen Avenue hit-and-run
    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. Officers arrested...
  • From the archives: Chico walks the ethics line

     
    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......
  • From the archives: Gery Chico's law-firm woes

     
    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......
  • Do residents want the Cubs’ Block Party?

     
    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....
  • Archer Heights: 'We are a neighborhood of families'

    Archer Heights: 'We are a neighborhood of families'
    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....
  • Geese found dead--possibly poisoned--at 2 Chicago parks

    Geese found dead--possibly poisoned--at 2 Chicago parks
    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...
  • More dead fowl found in Chicago park

    More dead fowl found in Chicago park
    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...