| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...
| Apr 24, 2014
Everyday Chicagoans came armed with plenty of ideas Wednesday night about where to locate a home for George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia.
But members of the Galactic Empire seemed to be otherwise engaged, as no one arrived in a "Star...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Police are asking for the public's help locating a 15-year-old girl who went missing about a week ago from the city's South Shore neighborhood.
Diamond Jackson was last seen April 30 in the area of the 7500 block of South Coles Avenue and the 7900 block...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:23 PM
One man was killed and 10 other people were wounded, including a 14-year-old boy, in shootings across Chicago Wednesday afternoon through early this morning.
Jeromy Ellis, 34, was shot in the head while standing at the corner of 81st Street and Cottage...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:26 PM
One man was killed and two men were wounded late Sunday morning in shootings on the South Side. The shootings Sunday bring the total number of people fatally shot this weekend in Chicago up to three, with at least 26 other people wounded in shootings....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The City of Chicago and Google have partnered to bring free wireless service to Garfield Park and the South Shore Cultural Center, officials said.
The service is now available at both locations and is planned to help thousands of people get online,...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Two people, including a 13-year-old boy, were shot Saturday afternoon in separate incidents on the South Side, bringing the total number of shootings since Friday to 15, officials said.
The 13-year-old boy was shot in the lower left leg about 4:25 p.m....
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:04 PM
At least 36 people were shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, in as many hours over the weekend, with more than half of the shootings occurring over a half-day period stretching into early Sunday.
Officers responded to at least 27 incidents, starting...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Two boys, 14 and 16, were wounded when a gunman walked up and started firing in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said.
The teens were walking on the sidewalk in the 1600 block of East 69th Street when someone approached from behind and...
| 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,...
| 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...