| 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,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 9:31 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:22 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:23 AM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:57 AM
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....
| Aug 2, 2014
| 3:53 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:42 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:06 PM
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.
| Dec 19, 2012
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...
| Jan 13, 2013
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...
| May 14, 2012
| 12:27 PM
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...