| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The journey began in the city and made a stop in Manteno before continuing to Indianapolis.
Now, 13 games and 13 victories later, 13 youngsters from the Jackie Robinson West team have arrived in Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:03 PM
About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A shooting between rival gangs in Little Village left a 16-year-old boy dead and two other teens wounded Friday night.
The three were among at least 17 people shot overnight, according to police.
The Little Village shooting happened about 11:30 p.m....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:44 AM
Eight people were wounded in South Side shootings and another man wounded on the Northwest Side between about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 1:10 a.m. Thursday, according to police.
About 1:10 a.m., in the 11100 block of South Edbrooke Avenue in the Roseland...
| Jul 16, 2014
In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale.
"I used to...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:19 PM
The outbreak of violence over the long Fourth of July weekend – the worst of the year so far -- once again drew unflattering national attention to Chicago’s crime woes as police Superintendent Garry McCarthy insisted the department had...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:24 PM
For 10 minutes, it seemed like the shooting was everywhere in the South Chicago neighborhood.
It started when someone shot and wounded a couple, then two people fired at the shooter, then there was a chase and shots exchanged and a man sitting on a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:34 PM
A Far South Side man has been charged with shooting to death of a man as part of an internal gang dispute in the Washington Heights neighborhood a year ago, police said.
Sean P. Shelton, 22, has been charged with murder in the killing July 1, 2013, of...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:23 PM
The public should play a part in deciding how the CTA will compensate property owners in the path of the future Red Line south extension, South Side religious leaders said Wednesday, a proposal transit agency officials said isn’t viable because of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Five shootings since Sunday afternoon have left a total of seven people hurt on the South and Southwest sides, among them a 16-year-old boy, police said.
In the most recent shooting, a 42-year-old man was shot in the neck in the Roseland neighborhood....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:07 AM
Chicago logged 18 gunshot homicides in the last week through Wednesday afternoon, with many of the killings occurring on the South Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Much of the violence happened during the Fourth of July weekend,...