| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Last week, in a valiant effort and one that deserves to be applauded, the mayor and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas took the point in an effort to raise money to expand the at-risk youth basketball program known as Windy City Hoops.
“For me, as a...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:29 PM
A Chicago man was sentenced to 50 years in prison for trying to kill a man who he suspected of stealing a cell phone after a party in the North Lawndale neighborhood, prosecutors said today.
Frank Jemison was convicted of the Sept. 14, 2008 shooting of a...
| 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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:07 AM
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...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 5:15 PM
“The Chicago Code” and “The Playboy Club” didn’t make it to a second season, but fellow Chicago-based TV series “Shameless” did. And it has been filming exterior scenes for Season 2 — which premieres on...
| Apr 17, 2011
| 8:41 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:41 PM
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-...
| May 4, 2012
| 7:11 PM
A 79-year-old woman declined to be taken to a hospital after being pulled from a burning building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood this evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Firefighters were called to the 1000 block of North Lawndale...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Two women and a man were stabbed to death in separate incidents in the last week in Chicago, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood,...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:07 PM
A 19-year-old Chicago man was held in lieu of $1 million bail today after prosecutors and police allege he participated in the fatal stabbing of a 39-year-old man.
Anfernee McCormick, of the 3500 block of West Douglas Boulevard, was charged with first-...