| Apr 22, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced his latest partnership with Coca-Cola: The soft drink giant will pay for 50,000 blue recycling carts for Chicago homes and in return gets to put images of Coke products on the lids of the familiar bins.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Two men were shot Monday night and afternoon in separate attacks on the Southwest Side and Near West Side.
Most recently in the University Village neighborhood, a 19-year-old man was shot in the arm at 6:02 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Hastings...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Shootings within an hour of each other left a 19-year-old man dead and seven men injured early this morning, authorities said.
About 1:50 a.m., the 19-year-old and a 23-year-old man were shot while walking in the 1300 block of West Hastings Street on...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police issued a community alert this afternoon warning of a pair of robbers who have targeted cell phone stores on the Near West Side.
The robbers entered the stores brandishing a handgun before demanding money, police said.
One of the robberies...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:10 PM
No one knows better than Jeremy Dubin that now is a great time to buy a house.
And yet Dubin, an @Properties real estate broker, sold his Roscoe Village townhouse in the spring and moved into his new place—a luxury apartment in Goose Island.
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:46 AM
A 21-year-old man was fatally stabbed late Sunday in what Chicago police suspect may have been an internal gang dispute, authorities said.
The stabbing occurred just after 8 p.m. in front of a liquor store in the 200 block of South Western Avenue in...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Austin on Friday saw its second homicide of the month and sixth homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 24-year-old man was shot to death in the 400 block of North Lockwood Avenue, police said. Austin, the city's...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:04 PM
Chicago on Wednesday reached 100 homicides for the year--the fastest the city has hit this mark in at least seven years, RedEye and police data show.
Seventeen homicides have been recorded in the last week--including four each on Saturday and Sunday, a...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Chicago police detectives are trying to locate anyone who knows a man who turned up on the Near West Side today.
The man was found in the 1200 block of South Racine Avenue, according to an alert sent by Area South Special Victims Unit detectives. The man...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:07 AM
A 13-year-old boy and 41-year-old woman were killed by gunfire Saturday night, and 15 others were wounded across the city, police said.
The 13-year-old, identified as Roberto Adrian Luna by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office and his family, was...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:13 AM
The University of Illinois at Chicago is asking students to be alert after two students were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents earlier this week.
In the first robbery, a student told authorities he was walking south on Racine Avenue just south...