| Dec 10, 2013
| 5:57 AM
An 18-year-old man was shot in the chest in the South Shore neighborhood Monday night.
Someone shot him in the 8400 block of South Muskegon Avenue about 6:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:19 PM
The CTA and riders are reporting Ventra Card reader outages on some buses during rush hour and into the evening, after several dozen Pace buses experienced similar problems Friday.
The CTA has "reports of scattered outages of (Ventra Card) bus readers,"...
| Dec 6, 2013
The clock that rang ship's bells on the hour and the half-hour in the office of intellectual property attorney Morgan Fitch Jr. was a reminder of his connection with the Navy, the Navy League and the Naval Sea Cadet Corps he founded.
The Naval Sea Cadet...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A man is being questioned after apparently shooting himself in the ear this morning as he was battering his girlfriend in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.
The incident happened on the 7800 block of South Cregier Avenue at about 5 a.m., said...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune reports: Mariano's grocery stores, owned by Milwaukee-based Roundy's, will buy 11 Chicago-area Dominick's stores, three of which are in the city.
The Chicago stores located in the Bridgeport, South Shore and Edgewater...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Metra Electric trains are delayed after a train struck a vehicle in the South Shore neighborhood, officials said.
The incident happened at about 5 p.m. near Bryn Mawr Station near 71st Street and Jeffrey Boulevard after the train struck the vehicle at...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Police are warning residents of the South Shore neighborhood of a string of November robberies.
The robberies have happened in the area bordered by South Yates Boulevard, South South Shore Drive, East 72nd Street and East 74th Street, according to a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:17 AM
A 76-year-old woman died early this morning following a fire on the South Side.
Janice Harley, of the 8200 block of South Oglesby Avenue, was pronounced dead at 12:27 a.m. at South Shore Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON—Just before entering prison, former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 toward a $750,000 forfeiture he owes the government, a court filing today said.
Jackson, 48, now in a federal prison camp in Butner, N.C., gave a check for $200,...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A South Chicago teen was ordered held in lieu of $90,000 bail Sunday after she allegedly maced a CTA bus driver Friday.
Brianna K. Emery, 17, of the 7900 block of South Colfax Avenue, faces a felony aggravated battery to a transit employee charge in...
| Nov 23, 2013
Nov. 29-Dec. 29: Christmas Wonderland, Alton. Drive through Rock Spring Park to view the 2.5-million-light display, which includes a cascading waterfall and tunnels. Carriage rides available. 800-258-6645, christmaswonderlandofaltonil.net. Miles...