| Apr 28, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A 36-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning and eight others wounded since Saturday afternoon in shootings from the Northwest Side to the Southeast Side.
The man killed was shot about 6:05 a.m. in the 2500 block of West Division Street in the...
| 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.
| Sep 21, 2012
| 7:07 AM
A man was shot and killed in the backyard of his apartment building in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side overnight, touching off a police chase that ended in a crash, police said.
Efrain Cruz, 25, was behind his home in the 3200 block of...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:47 AM
A 32-year veteran firefighter remembered as an "all around great guy and great fireman" died Friday night when he was hit by a flashover of flames while battling an extra-alarm blaze in a Gage Park home, officials said.
Capt. Herbert Johnson, just...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 2:18 AM
CHICAGO – The South Shore Railroad accommodated hundreds of football fans who decided to ride the rails to get to the Notre Dame-Miami game at Soldier Field Saturday night.
The South Shore added more trains because the demand for transportation...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 7:25 AM
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY -- Police have released the identity of a 22-year-old man killed Sunday night when his SUV was hit by a South Shore Line passenger train.
Emergency crews were called to the scene just after 8 pm at the intersection of Pine Rd. and...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
A 74-year-old man who neighbors say was a bedrock of his neighborhood was shot in the head and killed Friday night in South Shore, authorities said.
The slaying took place on the 6800 block of South East End Avenue at about 7:15 p.m., Chicago Police...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 12:50 PM
SOUTH BEND — South Shore Railroad service has been restored between South Bend and Chicago, but passengers should expect delays en route.
Trains had halted between South Bend and East Chicago earlier today because of a loss of power from NIPSCO in...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:00 PM
South Shore train service between South Bend and Chicago has been restored after a power outage this morning in Porter County, Ind., suspended operations on a portion of the line, officials said.
Officials from the Northern Indiana Commuter...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Zombies. They're everywhere. Television. Movies. Graphic novels. Pub crawls. Burlesque shows. You can't swing a dismembered arm without hitting one. But look out: In Scott Kenemore's new book, "Zombie, Illinois," the walking dead are invading places...