| Apr 3, 2013
| 12:52 AM
Three people were hurt when the vehicle they were riding in flipped during a police chase that spanned several miles, authorities said.
A police officer also sustained a minor injury during the pursuit, which started about 11:30 p.m., Chicago Police...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:59 AM
A South Side man has been charged after he lost control of his car during a police chase overnight and landed in the backyard of a home in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said.
Fabias Shipman, Jr., 25, of the 8200 block of of South Marquette...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 4:09 AM
One man was killed and another wounded when a gunman walked up and opened fire in the South Chicago neighborhood, authorities said. The men were on the street in the 8000 block of South Manistee Avenue when they were shot around 6 p.m., police said.
| Mar 22, 2013
Just after Bill Beavers left the federal courtroom guilty on all counts — but before he'd go downstairs to play the defiant old-school Chicago pol for the TV cameras — he gave me a quiet shrug.
We were standing in the corridor Thursday...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:59 AM
One firefighter suffered minor injuries at a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood early Sunday morning, and fires destroyed two other homes in the Gage Park and Brighton Park neighborhoods.
The firefighter hurt in the South Chicago neighborhood, in...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2013
Calling someone a "perfect homicide victim" sounds terribly callous. But it explains the political/media liturgy that we all know so well.
By a perfect victim, I mean one who is innocent, photogenic and never arrested, with a bright future.
| Mar 17, 2013
| 4:15 PM
A South Side high school student planning to move to Iowa was shot and killed in the Gage Park neighborhood on Saturday evening, police and family members said.
Arrell Monegan, 16, stepped out of a gangway and was shot in the back and shoulder at...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
A 26-year-old female driver was killed and two other women in her vehicle were injured when her car slammed into a pole in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
Marsela Castillo, of the 11100 block of South Avenue O, was...
| Mar 6, 2013
Michael Solaya has a routine when visiting the graves of his extended family at Cedar Park Cemetery.
This isn't a business of a few minutes. This obligation takes time, to stand at the graves and confront the memories of the dead, to wonder if you've...
| 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.