| Nov 28, 2013
| 6:52 AM
A man is being questioned after apparently shooting himself in the ear this morning as he was battering his girlfriend in the South Shore neighborhood, police said.
The incident happened on the 7800 block of South Cregier Avenue at about 5 a.m., said...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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.
| 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,"...
| 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...
| 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 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 18, 2014
| 4:04 PM
James C. Dowdle, a born salesman known for his flashy ties and sharp intuition about the television industry, played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate.
In 1981 when Mr. Dowdle joined the company, Tribune was...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A man was taken to a hospital in serious-to-critical condition after he became unconscious while working on electrical cables underground at at a construction site this afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood.
Chicago Fire Department companies were...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 12:42 PM
A loose pit bull that was charging towards a Chicago police officer was shot after it bit a 17-year-old boy and a man this morning in the South Shore neighborhood.
Several people called police to report a loose pit bull in the 6900 block of South...