| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Two women were injured when a fire broke out in a seven-story building in the South Shore neighborhood, fire officials said.
One woman was taken in serious-to-critical condition to Jackson Park Hospital and Medical Center and the other to South Shore...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Sitting in the stands at Chicago State watching his former team, Morgan Park, struggle to score points against Bolingbrook on Jan. 25, Thomas Johnson had a smile on his face.
Not because the Mustangs were struggling, but Johnson because would be...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:41 PM
South Shore recorded two homicides on Thursday, one of the deadliest days of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
At about 4:45 a.m. Thursday, a 74-year-old man was fatally shot in the 7000 block of South East End Avenue in...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:25 PM
A Chicago police officer was injured in a traffic crash in the South Shore neighborhood as the officer responded to a report of gunfire, police said.
The two-car crash happened about 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of East 73rd Street and South Yates...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• Shootings early Saturday morning have left a 23-year-old man dead and four other people injured, according to police, and three others were injured by gunshots Friday night....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:56 PM
A Comcast worker was shot and seriously wounded early this afternoon after parking his truck in an alley in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Two men approached the worker around 12:55 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Kingston...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:54 PM
At least six people have been shot in Chicago Wednesday afternoon and evening, including a 19-year-old man who was shot to death in the Marquette Park neighborhood, authorities said.
Joseph Brittman, 19, was shot near 64th Street and Campbell Avenue...
| 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 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.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:21 PM
Two people were wounded Monday night in a shooting on the South Side in the city's South Shore neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened about 7:41 p.m. on the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Charges have been filed against a man who impersonated a federal agent, calling himself "Officer Franklin" in a string of robberies across the South Side.
James Blackman, 46, of the 6400 block of South Morgan Street in the Englewood neighborhood, has...