| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Two men were shot, one fatally, in the West Pullman neighborhood this evening, authorities said.
A 37-year-old man was dead on the scene in the 12000 block of South Normal Avenue following the shooting just before 8:30 p.m., said Chicago Police News...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Speaking publicly for the first time since Chicago Public Schools announced that more than 50 schools are to close, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the motive behind the plan is to ensure that all children in Chicago receive a quality education.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:20 AM
An 18-year-old man and a 19-year-old man were fatally shot and two other people were wounded tonight and this morning in shootings on the Far South and West Sides, authorities said.
Earl Cunningham, 18, of the 12200 block of South Union Avenue, was...
| 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-...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:05 PM
The body of a man was found crushed in a recycling bin this morning in the Pullman neighborhood, officials said.
The man, whose identity was not known, was found at 7:45 a.m. in a recycling facility on the 600 block of East 111th Street, said Chicago...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:24 AM
A man was shot in the back in Greektown early Thursday morning, one of at least three people shot overnight in Chicago, police said.
Someone inside a car shot the 23-year-old man about 2 a.m. on Jackson Boulevard just east of Halsted Street. The victim...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 10:57 AM
A 13-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side after finding a gun this morning.
The boy found a handgun this morning in the 12200 block of South State Street and accidentally shot himself in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:39 PM
West Pullman on Saturday saw its third homicide in about a month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 36-year-old man was shot to death in the 11600 block of South Wallace Street, the first homicide in that community area in September...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:32 PM
John Peter Altgeld Reader Russell T writes: I grew up in Chicago and have been living in Aachen, Germany, for the past two and a half years. Yesterday, we had the day off for May Day, for which we have......
| Feb 6, 2012
On a mild winter afternoon on Chicago's Far South Side, David Doig toured the soon-to-be home of a Wal-Mart Supercenter, now an empty lot stretching the length of 2 1/2 football fields.
The lot is a small portion of a 180-acre site that has sat empty...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by John Byrne at 4:20 p.m. Wal-Mart cleared another hurdle Friday in its bid to open stores throughout Chicago, winning approval from the City Council Finance Committee to build a location in the South Side's Chatham neighborhood. If the......