| 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 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 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Three men in their 20s were shot to death in separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 11300 block of South Forest Avenue in Roseland,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:22 PM
A man and a 17-year-old boy were killed and seven others were wounded during Wednesday shootings, authorities said.
A 33-year-old man was killed just south of 56th Street on Elizabeth Avenue about 9:35 p.m and a 28-year-old man with him was wounded in...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A 20-year-old South Side man forced his way inside a home last May and sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint, prosecutors said Saturday.
Jordan D. Whitaker, of the 7900 block of South Avalon Avenue, is accused in the May 24, 2013, attack in the Far...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:33 AM
A 24-year-old man was shot in the foot in the West Pullman neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
The man told police he was walking on the sidewalk in the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue on the Far South Side when he heard gunfire about 10:15 p.m....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:32 PM
The CTA said Wednesday it is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar overhaul of the Red Line’s aging north branch tracks and stations, just hours after South Siders aired complaints to the agency’s board that Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...
| 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....
| 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....
| Oct 13, 2013
Miles Harvey has written a book that will ever be on my Best Books I've Ever Read list, 2000's “The Island of Lost Maps.” Also on that list is Alex Kotlowitz's “There Are No Children Here,” published in 1991.
| Mar 1, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The death of a 53-year-old man who was found shot Friday at his Far South Side home has been ruled a homicide.
An autopsy Saturday determined Cleotha Brooks Jr., of the 0-100 block of 104th Street in the Roseland neighborhood, died of a gunshot wound to...