| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:56 PM
A 17-year-old girl suffered a graze wound in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood Wednesday afternoon after a fight at a party, authorities said.
The girl was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital following the shooting in the 6400 block of South...
| Jan 22, 2014
John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge.
"He was an amazing figure who lived his values more clearly than almost...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Four Chicago community areas logged their second homicides of 2014 in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Each of the community areas--Austin, Englewood, South Shore and Woodlawn--saw their first homicide of the year in...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Willie Louis, a witness to the murder of Emmett Till who testified in court in the case that opened the nation's eyes to the dangerous discrimination facing African Americans in the 1950s, died of intestinal bleeding July 18 at a hospital in a Chicago...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Chicago on Friday logged its 250th homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
An 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 6800 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in Woodlawn, police said.
Chicago reached 250 homicides in...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Buoyed by a less violent spring, Chicago posted a nearly 17 percent decrease in homicides in 2013 compared with 2012, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Chicago logged 435 homicides last year, compared with 521 killings in 2012,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:36 AM
South Lawndale on Tuesday recorded a double homicide, the first female double homicide since February, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 5-year-old girl and 28-year-old woman were shot to death in the 2800 block of South Kildare...