| Jan 26, 2013
| 7:10 PM
A man slain on the West Side early this morning had two brothers and a sister who also were fatally gunned down in the city, according to a close family friend.
"He was the last one," said Laverne Smith, 30, who said the man's mother no longer has any...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Thursday, Jan. 3
Prairie Ridge at Woodstock, 7
Wheaton Academy at Cary Christian (N.C.), 7:30
Friday, Jan. 4
Benet at Notre Dame, 7:30
Bradley at Thornwood, 6:30
Brother Rice at Bishop McNamara, 7
Coal City at Dwight, 7
Downers Grove South at...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| 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 18, 2013
| 2:51 PM
A 4-year-old boy fell from a second-story window in his family’s North Lawndale neighborhood apartment Saturday and narrowly missed a spiked metal gate in front of the entrance, authorities said.
The boy had apparently been jumping on the couch...
| May 8, 2013
In a sea of empty lots in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood sits a faded relic that is one of the most historically significant American movie theaters still standing.
When it opened in 1917, the red-brick, three-story Central Park Theatre was...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Chicago-based Showtime dramedy "Shameless" can either be seen as a small victory for Chicago's TV and film community or a missed opportunity, depending on how you want to look at it.
The series films most of its exterior scenes in Chicago (unlike...
| Apr 4, 2013
At a time when Chicago's association with violence is under a microscope, CeaseFire’s role under its one-year contract with the city (now at its midway point) underscores how policing is not the only solution in stopping the killings.
| Mar 17, 2013
| 11:01 AM
A fire in a three-story brick apartment building in the Albany Park neighborhood early Sunday morning displaced 27 people, authorities said.
Fire engines, trucks and ambulances jammed the blocks surrounding the building, in the 4800 block of North...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:32 AM
A man suspected of abducting his 2-year-old child from the south suburb of Bridgeview was shot and critically wounded by a Chicago police officer after the suspect struck the officer with his car in a restaurant parking lot in the North Lawndale...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 2:36 PM
The cast of “Shameless” — including Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Harry Hamlin, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey and Zach McGowan — partied Thursday at The Underground while in town filming the third season of the Showtime dramedy....