| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:37 AM
A man was killed and a 4-year-old boy wounded in Englewood when a gunman opened fire at their car as they sat in the backseat, police said.
The victims were driven to Saint Bernard Hospital and Health Care Centers. From there, the boy was taken to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Federal and local law enforcement raided stash houses and made arrests early Thursday as authorities cracked down on a gang-controlled heroin and crack cocaine operation just off the Eisenhower Expressway, dubbed the “Heroin Highway” by law...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Foreclosure cases were filed against almost 2,800 Chicago apartment buildings with 7,700 units last year, the smallest number since the housing crisis began and a sign of the residential market's stabilization.
The more than 30 percent decrease in...
| May 7, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Chatham logged four homicides in the last week, a RedEye review of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7900 block of South Vincennes Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 29-year-old man was shot to...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:05 AM
An education coalition will hold a news conference this morning to press its case that a Chicago Board of Education vote last month to "turn around" three schools was invalid because of conflicts of interest board members have with the politically...
| May 19, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Two years after marijuana possession became a ticketable offense, arresting people with a few grams of the drug remains a bad habit for law enforcement, drug policy researchers said Monday at a Roosevelt University symposium.
Cook County has the highest...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Chicago will be among the cities added to a national arts initiative aimed at improving academically failing schools, a program funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education and supported by stars like actress Kerry Washington.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Showtime’s “Shameless” will make its biannual visit to Chicago next week.
The dramedy starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum will film exterior scenes in Chicago Feb. 11-16, according to a spokeswoman for Showtime. The North Lawndale...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Oct 21, 2013
The Tribune editorial board reported that out of every 100 starting high school freshmen, only eight will earn college degrees by their mid-20s ("A scorching jobs desert," Oct. 20). The editorial has called on its readers to offer new ideas and “a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Travon Biggs, a.k.a. the Bop King of the World, a.k.a. the Fastest Legs on the West Side, a.k.a. the originator of the Kemo Step, a.k.a. Lil' Kemo, walked up his unplowed street in North Lawndale the other day, sneakers sliding sideways in the slush....