| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Chicago police were fired upon by suspects at least twice on the South Side this afternoon, but no officers were injured, authorities said.
Police News Affairs had no information on the attacks on police in the West Pullman and South Chicago...
| Feb 13, 2013
Baron Banks wasn't in Washington to witness President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday.
"No," he told me. "Nobody gave me a call."
So he wasn't in the first lady's box as the president somberly acknowledged the families that lost...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 2:01 PM
A 31-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer who died when the SUV she was driving rolled over on the Chicago Skyway late Friday was on her way to celebrate a new position with the department, according to her family.
Shaunda Bond, 31, was pronounced...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Five girls, ages 12 to 16, were robbed at knifepoint Friday night while waiting at the 83rd Street Metra station in the South Chicago neighborhood.
One victim escaped the station and flagged down police, who arrested Andre L. Stovall, 33, after a...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Two men were wounded in a shooting in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The two were shot about 10:55 a.m. in the 2700 block of East 79th Street, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Michael Sullivan.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:47 PM
An 18-year-old man on probation is now accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl he lured to a South Shore neighborhood basement this week, according to authorities.
Judge Donald Panarese set bail today at $400,000 for Eugene Jackson, who is...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Two men charged in the fatal shooting of a teen-aged boy outside a high school basketball game at Chicago State University were ordered held without bail today.
Michael McNabb, 32, of Chicago, and Stephen Gilbert, 29, of Alsip, were each charged with...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 5:21 PM
Chicago police today announced arrests and drug seizures as part of an ongoing investigation on the South Side that also closed down an area of open-air heroin sales.
A Narcotics Unified Enforcement Mission investigation targeted areas of the Grand...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:57 AM
A 17-year-old boy who ran from South Chicago District officers after being stopped on suspicion of carjacking was fatally shot Monday as he fled the stolen car when officers saw he had a "dark object" in his hand, police said.
The man or boy died...
| Jun 5, 2013
Some believe the solution to neighborhood violence is increased police presence and arrests. For others, it's teaching parents how to raise respectful children. And then there is a small cadre of idealists who believe all it takes is art.
| May 30, 2013
| 9:16 PM
A 56-year-old woman was shot to death in the South Chicago neighborhood, one of five people killed in South Side shootings between 2:30 p.m. Wednesday and 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
Ten others survived attacks during a period of about 12 hours in which 15...