| 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...
| Oct 13, 2013
When you're pining after someone who doesn't return your affection — how long do you keep trying?
Scott Goldstein might be a good man to ask. And maybe Agnes Goldstein as well, considering she's the one who was being pursued by Scott.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Chicago's first triple homicide of the year was logged last week in South Shore, which has recorded more homicides this year than any Chicago community area, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Three men, ages 16, 23 and 27, were shot to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Chicago Public, Inter-City 1
Little Village at Maine, 5:30 at Lane
Chicago Public, Inter-City 2
Gage Park at Bronzeville, 4:15 at Eckersall
Juarez at Kelly, 4:15 at Rockne
Kennedy at Tilden, 4:15 at Stagg
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
A teen was killed and three men were injured in separate attacks on the South Side Thursday afternoon and Friday morning, police said.
The 17-year-old boy killed was shot this evening near 70th Street and Stony Island Avenue and pronounced dead at...
| 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,"...
| Oct 31, 2013
Groton: Funeral services for David Gene Abeln, 61, of Groton and formerly of Rapid City, will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at Paetznick-Garness Funeral Chapel in Groton. Father Mike Kelly will officiate.
Burial will be in the Groton Union...
| 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 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...