| Sep 27, 2012
| 6:42 PM
In what could be her last pre-election visit to her hometown, First Lady Michelle Obama told donors at a Chicago fundraiser Thursday that a president must be driven by the plight of “all you serve,” as she encouraged supporters to engage...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:17 PM
Thousands of teachers from Chicago and beyond rallied at a Near West Side park Saturday as lawyers labored into the night at a Loop office to turn a framework for a new contract into finer points that can become a deal.
Parents can expect to wait until...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...