| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:39 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police said.
The incident happened at 6:45 a.m. at a Chicago Housing...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Phyllis Adams, a harpist, and Monty Adams, a flutist, both moved to Chicago in the 1970s, met in a locker room at Orchestra Hall, fell in love and married.
What they didn't realize at the time was how hard it would be for two musicians to get by without...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Chicago police are warning Near West Side residents and delivery drivers about several robberies in recent weeks.
All the robberies have taken place since June 28 in the Near West Police District, with the most recent on Wednesday. Some of the robberies...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 7:34 PM
About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company.
Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Tom Carideo was driving through the West Town neighborhood on his way to pick up his young children Saturday night when he did a double-take when he saw a naked man running through the streets.
Carideo was about to make a right turn onto Ogden Avenue...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Chicago police issued a community alert today advising people on the Near West Side to be aware of a group of males conducting robberies after two took place over the weekend.
Both robberies happened on Jan. 12, when the victims were approached by...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Austin, the Near West Side and Woodlawn each recorded one homicide this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Woodlawn, a 39-year-old man hit by a car Tuesday died of head and neck blunt force injuries. The Medical Examiner's...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 2:35 PM
New City has recorded four homicides in the last 10 days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Nov. 22, a 19-year-old man was shot to death in the 4900 block of South Seeley Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 19-year-old man was...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Two suspects in a recent bank robbery were injured in a car crash on the Near West Side today, authorities said.
At 2:40 p.m., paramedics were called to Ogden Avenue and Madison Street and took two people in good condition to Rush University Medical...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:32 PM
A man was shot multiple times in the chest Monday night in the Tri-Taylor neighborhood, police said.
The victim, a man in his 30s, told police he was shot three times in the chest in the 900 block of South Claremont Avenue about 7 p.m., according to...