| 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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Four Chicago community areas logged their second homicides of 2014 in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Each of the community areas--Austin, Englewood, South Shore and Woodlawn--saw their first homicide of the year in...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A woman is being investigated for abuse after her son was found in critical condition with life-threatening burns in the South Shore neighborhood, officials said.
Officers responding to a call found the boy, who is 4 months shy of his second birthday,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Although it feels as if Chicago will be trapped under a polar icecap at least until the Bears head off to summer training camp, the promise that this, too, shall pass is underscored by the season announcements of the area’s two major summer music...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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 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.