| May 19, 2013
David and Kimberley Rudd got to know each other as journalism students at Northwestern University in the fall of 1984.
And it was a strictly platonic relationship.
"We were two of about 13 African-American freshman journalism students at...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information.
The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:23 PM
Nine teens and a 25-year-old man have been charged with stealing more than 300 iPads and other Apple gear worth nearly $100,000 from a Near South Side elementary school last week.
The iPads, seven MacBook Pros and numerous keyboards were stolen sometime...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Though Memorial Day obviously stands as a solemn occasion, the holiday weekend surely offer listeners a chance to catch up on concert-going. Among the highlights:
Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic: The nearly ubiquitous Chicago trumpeter leads his...
| May 15, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Riders who use the Cermak-Chinatown station just can't catch a break.
Five years ago, a semi-trailer truck crashed into the station escalator, killing two people and injuring about two dozen more.
Over the next few years, the CTA overhauled the...
| Apr 19, 2013
A casino-entertainment complex, a major convention hotel and a Barack Obama presidential library are being floated as possible anchors for a mixed-use development of the former Michael Reese Hospital site on the Near South Side.
The scenarios were...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A possible suspect is in custody in the shooting of a man in the South Loop this afternoon, police said.
The man, 30, was shot in the chest and leg in the 2100 block of South Michigan Avenue about 1:18 p.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Families of men and women who died in the E2 nightclub stampede on the Near South Side 10 years ago today gathered for a prayer vigil outside the vacant building.
Stuffed animals, roses, Valentine's Day candy and a picture of each victim adorned the 21...
| Feb 18, 2013
Nearly every morning, before 7 a.m., Dr. Kenneth Polonsky is dropped off near the Lakefront Trail on Chicago's South Side, a few steps from Lake Michigan.
He carries no briefcase, wears no suit and has no cup of coffee, the standard trappings of his...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:40 AM
West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed.
On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Former Chicago Bears wide receiver David Terrell was ordered held on $10,000 bond Saturday after he allegedly grabbed his ex-girlfriend during an argument inside his high-rise apartment on the Near South Side and threatened to throw her off a balcony,...