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  • Murder charges filed after man hit by falling fire extinguisher dies

    Murder charges filed after man hit by falling fire extinguisher dies
    A Chicago man has been charged with murder after a fire extinguisher police say he threw off a parking deck hit and fatally injury a homeless man in Elgin. Yancarlo Garcia, of the 1100 block of North Lawndale Avenue, is accused of throwing a fire...
  • ‘New poor’ going hungry in Cook County

     
    By Lolly Bowean, Tribune reporter It wasn't until she looked around her kitchen and realized that she had no milk, bread or cash — and …...
  • Suburban officials await details of Emanuel’s proposed water rate hike

     
    Area municipalities are taking a wait-and-see approach to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's comments Friday that the suburban towns that use city water would be socked …...
  • Resident creates buzz to allow beekeeping

     
    Rick Bohning dreams of a backyard with two beehives — the bees would produce enough honey for his family and neighbors and pollinate his vegetable …...
  • Oak Parker selected for charter school fellowship

     
    When the Alain Locke Charter School opened in 1998, current leadership has no problem admitting the first three years were a struggle. At the school, …...
  • Chicago man charged with murder in death of homeless man

     
    A Chicago man has been charged with murder after allegedly killing a homeless man in Elgin with a fire extinguisher, according to police. Yancarlo Garcia, …...
  • 3 South Side communities see 2 homicides

    Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
  • Next stop: Fresh produce

    Next stop: Fresh produce
    In Steven Casey's Englewood neighborhood, milk and eggs, bread and bologna are easy to find. "In the 'hood, you can get meat all day long," he said. "It may not be good meat, but it's there." What's more difficult to find, Casey said, are what his...
  • Emanuel says suburbs will pay more for city water too

    Emanuel says suburbs will pay more for city water too
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today defended his proposed water and sewer rate hikes that will more than double bills for many city households by 2015, saying that the move will allow Chicago to charge the suburbs more for water as well. And that means suburban...
  • Austin, Hermosa each see two homicides

    Austin, Hermosa each see two homicides
    Austin and Hermosa each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data shows. In Hermosa, a man and woman, both 57, were killed Sunday in an auto crash in the 4400 block of West Diversey Avenue, police said. The Cook...
  • 8 young men shot to death in last week

    Eight men in their 20s or younger were shot to death in eight Chicago community areas in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. The victims were: a 17-year-old Monday in Roseland; a 19-year-old Sunday in West Englewood; a 23-...