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South Shore

South Shore
The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • First lady could be Chicago kids' last hope

    First lady could be Chicago kids' last hope
    As a young girl growing up in the South, I looked forward to the fourth Sunday of August. We called it "Homecoming" at my church in Hogansville, Ga. That was when folks who had moved away from our small, rural town seeking better opportunities in...
  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city

    1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city
    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...
  • Police: Man leans out car window, dies after hitting another car

    Police: Man leans out car window, dies after hitting another car
    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:...
  • Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer

    Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer
    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. Almost every...
  • SUV crashes during police chase after slaying in Humboldt Park

    SUV crashes during police chase after slaying in Humboldt Park
    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...
  • 'Loved by everybody,' firefighter dies after Southwest Side blaze

    'Loved by everybody,' firefighter dies after Southwest Side blaze
    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...
  • South Shore hauls hundreds of Irish fans to Chicago

    South Shore hauls hundreds of Irish fans to Chicago
    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 trainsĀ  becauseĀ  the demand for transportation...
  • UPDATE: Police name South Bend man killed in collision with train

    UPDATE: Police name South Bend man killed in collision with train
    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...
  • South Shore man, 74, fatally shot while talking to friend

    South Shore man, 74, fatally shot while talking to friend
    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...
  • UPDATE: Power restored, South Shore Railroad service resumes

    UPDATE: Power restored, South Shore Railroad service resumes
    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...
  • Service restored for South Shore

    Service restored for South Shore
    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...