| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:51 PM
An 18-year-old man shot while riding in a car blocks from his family home in the South Shore neighborhood died this morning, authorities said.
Tracy Gipson was declared dead at 4:39 a.m. today at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Next Tuesday will be a tough night for Chicago singer-impresario Geraldine de Haas and her husband, bassist Eddie de Haas. But it should be quite gratifying, too.
A large segment of Chicago's jazz community – top singers, pianists, saxophonists,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:36 AM
A south suburban Burnham man died Sunday night after leaning out of a moving car on South Side and hitting a parked car, police said.
The victim was identified as Orlando Mayo, Jr., 30, of the 2700 block of East 142 Street, who was pronounced dead at 7:...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore?
Quite a bit, as it turns out.
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:06 PM
A boy who was shot in the leg this morning on the South Side was taken to a hospital, police said.
Someone shot the boy, who is 15 or 16, about 11 a.m. in the 7300 block of South Merrill Avenue in the South Shore neighborhood, according to Chicago...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Four shootings -- two of them double homicides -- and a stabbing left 7 people dead Saturday, authorities said.
In what appeared to be the last homicide of the day, a 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed about 11:50 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 9:57 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING|
Sunshine Bible Triangular (Redfield-Doland, Warner/Northwestern)
|HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL|
Aberdeen Central at Huron, 7:30 p.m....
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 9:33 PM
Fighting broke out at a high school basketball game Friday night in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
Police responded to a "large fight" during the game at Corliss High School, in the 800 block of East 103rd Street, Chicago...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The South Shore Drill Team exceeded its fundraising goal of $45,000 to cover the group’s trip to the presidential inauguration in Washington this weekend, team officials said Wednesday.
The group received donations of $5 and-or more from...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Fare hikes set to begin this year on the CTA and Metra will be offset somewhat by a provision included in new federal “fiscal cliff’’ legislation that allows many public transit riders to shield up to $240 a month in work-related...