| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A social media craze that sends residents on a treasure hunt for hidden envelopes of cash has hit Chicago.
The Hidden Cash Twitter frenzy was first reported in San Francisco and Los Angeles when an anonymous donor began leaving envelopes of cash...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Betty Howard had left her car’s hazard lights on Thursday evening as she ran into drop off some paperwork at her second job at a real estate office along a busy commercial stretch in the Chatham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.
| May 30, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Murder charges have been filed against a Far South Side man accused of fatally shooting another man in the Roseland neighborhood in 2012, police said.
Wendell Haywood, 21, of the 10600 block of South Perry Avenue in the citys’ Fernwood...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:40 PM
At least nine men have been wounded in attacks on the West and South sides since late this morning, police said.
In the most recently confirmed shooting, a 21-year-old man was shot about 9:55 p.m. as he sat on a front porch in the 9900 block of South...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:40 AM
City transportation officials will host an open house today in the Roseland neighborhood to allow the public to learn more about the proposed extension of the Red Line.
It's a chance for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration to show they still are working...
| May 12, 2014
| 2:34 PM
A 15-year-old boy was killed and at least six other people were shot in separate incidents on the West and South sides Sunday afternoon and evening, authorities said.
Including those attacked Sunday, at least four people have been shot to death and...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Summer Ann Moore's conversation about plans for a Mother’s Day barbecue was interrupted Friday night by gunfire that caught the 37-year-old as she tried to run for shelter and left her dead on the front lawn of a Far South Side home.
| May 5, 2014
| 1:50 AM
A 33-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting in the Far South Side's Golden Gate neighborhood early this morning, authorities said.
About 12:15 a.m., the man was standing outside when someone shot him from a passing green car near the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Smoke was so thick, firefighters equipped with air packs could only use their hands as they rescued a 73-year-old man who was trapped on the second floor of a Far South Side home Tuesday morning.
A pit bull and her six puppies were also rescued....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A Roseland man suspected of robbing a School of the Art Institute of Chicago student early Friday in the Loop was ordered held Saturday on $125,000 bail.
The 22-year-old woman was walking in the 0-100 block of West Washington Street at around 3:30 a.m....