| Jul 20, 2014
| 11:44 AM
A 24-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly struck a Chicago Police officer with his car during a motor vehicle stop, officials said.
The incident happened at about 10 p.m. 6500 block of South Langley Avenue in the West Woodlawn neighborhood, said...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:04 AM
Baroque Band: The New York-based Spanish violinist Joan Plana, concertmaster of the Chicago period-instrument ensemble, leads the season finale, a program of Italian Baroque concertos. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Augustana Lutheran Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn Ave.; 7:...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:50 PM
The Quinn administration handed out $800,000 in anti-violence money to a politically influential South Side community group even after the nonprofit filed documents with the state acknowledging it suffered from years of financial missteps, a Tribune...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The following items were taken from Glenview police reports:
A portable toilet caught fire in the 1000 block of Woodlawn Drive on May 24, causing an estimated $500 in damage.
A 32-year-old Evanston man was arrested in the 1000 block of 10th Street...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Former Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller grew up chasing his two older brothers around the football field and track, engaging in a constant competition for bragging rights at Woodlawn High near the family home.
Now, the Mount St. Joseph graduate...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Mount St. Joseph graduate Kyle Fuller has signed his first NFL contract.
The Chicago Bears' first-round draft pick and cornerback from Virginia Tech has signed a four-year contract with a club option for a fifth year, according to the NFC North...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:36 AM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
•A 42-inch TV was removed from an apartment in the 200 block of South Webster Street after being left behind by a former tenant.
•A bicycle valued at $700 was stolen from a...
| May 17, 2014
| 8:11 AM
A judge denied bail today for a 20-year-old man accused in the January slaying of a 16-year-old boy in the West Woodlawn neighborhood.
During a hearing at the Leighton Criminal Court building, Judge Donald Panarese Jr. denied bail Daryl Lee, of the 3900...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:15 PM
A South Side pastor who is highly visible in Chicago’s black community endorsed Republican candidate Jim Oberweis on Thursday in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin.
The Rev. Corey Brooks, known as the “rooftop pastor” because he...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:37 PM
Shootings on the South and Northwest sides left 11 people injured Monday afternoon and evening, among them six people injured in a single shooting in a South Shore strip mall.
The strip mall shooting happened about 8:05 p.m. in the 2600 block of East...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:08 AM
The city of Chicago is moving forward with its $1 lot purchase program, declaring the pilot effort a success even before lot sales have been finalized.
Earlier this year, the city began accepting applications from homeowners, block clubs and non-profit...