| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Firefighters extinguished a fire that broke out early this morning in a grocery store in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said.
As of about 3 a.m., firefighters were in a defensive mode as they battled "heavy fire" at the grocery store, which...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8
Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8
DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Evanston 39, Proviso...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 8:20 AM
A Chicago police sergeant was carjacked while off-duty in the South Shore neighborhood Friday night, police said.
About 10:20 p.m., the sergeant was behind the wheel of a silver 2006 Infinity SUV when he was carjacked near 71st Street and East End...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:47 PM
A judge set bail at $400,000 today for a man accused of carjacking an off-duty Chicago police sergeant on Sept. 6 in the South Shore neighborhood.
Christopher D. Jones, 19, of the 1300 block of East 69th Street, was charged with vehicular hijacking,...
| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:50 AM
Shootings on Chicago's South and West sides left two teenage boys wounded Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
About 1:30 p.m. in the South Side's South Shore neighborhood, someone shot a 14-year-old boy in the arm as he stood on the sidewalk in the...
| 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 18, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Twenty-six people were taken in good condition to hospitals this afternoon after a student discharged pepper spray inside a South Side elementary school, according to police and the Chicago Fire Department.
The incident occurred at the John Marsh...
| 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...