| 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...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:20 AM
A 24-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood Sunday, and seven others were injured in shootings from midday Sunday through early this morning, according to police.
About 3:20 p.m., a man was shot in his head on the 2400 block of East...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:36 PM
The Northwest Side saw three homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On Monday, a 24-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 6500 block of West Addison Street in Dunning, police said.
On Friday, a 36-...
| 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 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
| 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...
| May 27, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A tense situation has ended without incident after a man barricaded himself in a home with two other people early this morning in the South Side's South Shore neighborhood, police said.
About 1:40 a.m., authorities surrounded a home where a man was...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Catherine Glenn kissed and hugged her daughter tight when the two parted ways after a four-hour visit Saturday, Glenn's 82nd birthday.
As always, Glenn hated to see her daughter go, said her daughter, Cathy, who promised to return the next day, Mother's...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Bridgeport, Englewood and West Garfield Park each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Bridgeport, two men were shot to death Saturday in the 500 block of West Pershing Road, police said....
| Jan 21, 2013
In some ways, President Barack Obama's inauguration is a local story in Chicago.
The president's political ties to the city, the family's home in the Kenwood neighborhood and his and first lady Michelle Obama's friends and colleagues here provide the...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Two men died and a woman was seriously injured when an extra-alarm fire broke out in a high-rise on South Shore Drive this morning.
All three victims suffered full cardiac arrest, apparently from breathing in smoke, according to Fire Department spokesman...