| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Humboldt Park recorded homicides on three consecutive days in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 36-year-old woman was shot to death in the 3300 block of West North Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 21-...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday offered a preview of the theme of his speech at the Democratic National Convention next month: his insider’s view of the moves President Barack Obama made after taking office.
“I'm going to testify to what I...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:05 PM
A University of Illinois at Chicago student was robbed at gunpoint yesterday off campus in the Near West Side community, according to the university.
The woman was walking in the 500 block of South Oakley Boulevard about 9:18 p.m. Thursday when she...
| 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.
| May 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
North Lawndale saw three homicides in two days this last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a woman was found shot to death in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. The same day, a 19-year-old man was...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:41 PM
The Near West Side on Saturday recorded its seventh homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue, police said.
The community area, which...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Firefighters extinguished a blaze that started on the roof of one residential building in the West Town neighborhood this afternoon and spread to another, a Fire Department spokesman said.
Firefighters were called to the 1400 block of West Erie Street...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 3:28 PM
A Chicago Police officer who was off duty interrupted an armed robbery of a Near West Side gas station last night – foiling it and catching the culprit, police said.
Donald Davis, 23, of the 7600 block of South Morgan Street, was charged with...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 6:13 AM
Chicago's state-of-the-art dispatch system, which routes emergency calls to police in the field, crashed late Monday night but was up and running by this morning.
Technicians at the Office of Emergency and Management Communications on the Near West...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Chicago's 2012 heat wave has been especially punishing for a group of seniors living in a Near West Side apartment building.
Residents of an apartment building at 1401 W. Roosevelt Rd. have been without air conditioning since Sunday.
Landlords are not...
| 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 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...