| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A man prosecutors called a serial rapist and murderer was sentenced to 90 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections today for the first of multiple brutal attacks that he’s been charged with, authorities said.
Cook County Judge Joseph...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 1:44 PM
A 34-year-old man was shot this afternoon in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
The man was shot at 1:34 p.m. on the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:11 AM
A fire ravaged a Glory to Glory Family Christian Center building late Thursday night, according to authorities.
The building damaged was used by the church as a food pantry on the weekends.
"It's used once every Saturday to give about 100-something...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:33 AM
A 24-year-old man was shot in the foot in the West Pullman neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
The man told police he was walking on the sidewalk in the 12200 block of South Emerald Avenue on the Far South Side when he heard gunfire about 10:15 p.m....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:04 PM
People waited in line for as long as seven hours in wind chill readings as low as 19 degrees below zero to pick up donated toys for their children and grandchildren the morning of Christmas Eve.
Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:56 AM
A Far South Side community took the first formal steps Wednesday toward restoring the name of Olympic legend Jesse Owens to an area school.
Owens, the African-American track star whose gold medal-winning performance at the 1936 Berlin Olympics was...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:57 AM
One man has died and five other people were shot Tuesday afternoon and evening on the south side, officials said.
About 9:25 p.m. a 22-year-old man was standing on the sidewalk on the 11600 block of South Bishop Street when he was shot in the head, said...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:44 AM
One man was fatally gunned down, a woman was stabbed and three other men were wounded during separate attacks Sunday on the city's South and West sides.
Most recently in the 300 block of West 60th Place, a 22-year-old man was shot dead on the scene...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
At the start of the school year, students from a shuttered West Pullman neighborhood school looked scared as their new classmates at Haley Elementary eyed them suspiciously.
Some of the Haley students even asked the older West Pullman kids about their...