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South Shore
The South Side neighborhood attracts Chicagoans with affordable homes and open space. Read more about South Shore, Chicago.
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  • 2 wounded in South Shore neighborhood

    2 wounded in South Shore neighborhood
    Two people were wounded Monday night in a shooting on the South Side in the city's South Shore neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened about 7:41 p.m. on the 7000 block of South Paxton Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer...
  • Man accused of impersonating federal agent during robberies

    Man accused of impersonating federal agent during robberies
    Charges have been filed against a man who impersonated a federal agent, calling himself "Officer Franklin" in a string of robberies across the South Side. James Blackman, 46, of the 6400 block of South Morgan Street in the Englewood neighborhood, has...
  • South Shore leads Chicago in homicides

    Chicago's first triple homicide of the year was logged last week in South Shore, which has recorded more homicides this year than any Chicago community area, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Three men, ages 16, 23 and 27, were shot to...
  • Football | Week 1 schedule

    Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference 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...
  • South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade

    South Shore Drill Team to march in Obama's inauguration parade
    The South Shore Drill Team from Chicago will march in the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama, inauguration officials said Tuesday. The team was among the first 24 groups whose participation in the Jan. 21 parade was announced. More than 2,800...
  • The North Shore's last run

    The North Shore's last run
    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...
  • State of horror

    State of  horror
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Michelle Obama: Violence against kids 'personal'

    As politicians in Washington took a step toward tightening the nation's gun laws Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama sat down with Chicago high school students whose stories about violence brought her to tears. Before the meeting began at Harper High...
  • '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...