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The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 of the $750,000 he owes as a forfeiture

    Jesse Jackson Jr. paid $200,000 of the $750,000 he owes as a forfeiture
    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,...
  • Austin, New City each record 2 homicides

    Of the 11 homicides logged in the last week in Chicago, the West Side Austin community area and Southwest Side New City community area each saw two homicides, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, a 14-year-old boy was shot to...
  • PASSINGS: James C. Dowdle

    James C. Dowdle Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
  • Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'

    Activists: South Side hospital patients caught in 'trauma deserts'
    For the nearly 2,200 people shot last year in Chicago, getting to a trauma center within minutes was often their best hope of not becoming one of the city's 415 homicide victims. But how fast they received trauma care depended on where in Chicago they...
  • Humboldt Park, Englewood each see 2 homicides

    Englewood and Humboldt Park each saw two homicides in the past week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary Chicago police data. In Englewood, a 29-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7200 block of South Morgan Street, police said....
  • Prosecutors: Man assaulted, beat up girlfriend after her birthday party

    Prosecutors: Man assaulted, beat up girlfriend after her birthday party
    A man charged with sexually assaulting and beating his girlfriend after her birthday party in June was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail today. Alvin Johnson, 23, of the 7000 block of South Dante Avenue, allegedly showed up at his girlfriend’s...
  • Dunes Country choo-choo

    Dunes Country choo-choo
    MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — To the uninitiated, driving along 11th Street through the downtown of this northern Indiana community can be an unnerving experience. While most motorists are accustomed to sharing the road with bicycles, few have ever had the...
  • Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs

    Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs
    Facing heavy criticism for months over failing to offer a plan to restore Illinois’ finances, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday issued an outline of proposed cuts that he maintained would save taxpayers $1 billion. But Rauner&...
  • South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade

    South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade
    The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama, inauguration officials said Tuesday. The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced. More than 2,800...
  • The North Shore's last run

    The North Shore's last run
    With both a bang and a whimper, the North Shore railroad, half a century ago this month, pulled the plug on a trolley wire that stretched from Chicago to Milwaukee and made the fortunes of towns in between. Its last southbound train crashed into an...
  • South Shore cuts trains on Monday due to NATO

    South Shore cuts trains on Monday due to NATO
    Passengers who ride the South Shore Line to Chicago should expect "rigorous" security checks this Sunday and Monday, and 11 trains will be cancelled Monday due to the NATO summit at McCormick Place, the railroad announced today. Riders on Sunday and...