| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:47 AM
Chicago police believe drugs and alcohol may have played a factor in a two-vehicle crash that left an 18-year-old female passenger dead, officials said.
The crash happened about 2:26 a.m., Chicago Police Department at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:44 AM
DUI charges have been filed against a 19-year-old man in connection with a weekend crash that left a woman dead and two others injured, police said.
Kevin P. Rawley, of the 12800 block of South Justine Street, was charged with driving under the influence...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Three men were shot and a fourth stabbed in four attacks early this morning and late last night on the West, Northwest, and South Sides.
About 2 a.m. in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, a 21-year-old man who...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:04 AM
Shootings on the South and Northwest sides left two men injured overnight, authorities said.
In the Northwest Side's Hermosa neighborhood, a 33-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting about 9:15 p.m., authorities said.
At least one person...
| 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...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 11:27 PM
Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday that the father of a 6-month-old girl slain last week on the South Side was not changing his daughter's diaper when she was fatally shot, contrary to what police told the news media on the day of...
| Nov 11, 2012
Hit the ice
Polish up your blades and hit one of our favorite rinks -- if you own your own skates there are no fees involved.
Millennium Park: Chicago's most dramatic spot to skate thanks to Anish Kapoor's nearby "Cloud Gate," but also its most crowded....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A political conservative turned liberal, lifelong Roman Catholic and world-class curmudgeon, Garry Wills has called President Barack Obama a disappointment and Pope Benedict XVI irrelevant — and that was before the pontiff announced his resignation....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:22 PM
For once, the Collaboraction Theatre Company has justified its name.
"Crime Scene: A Chicago Anthology," far and away the best Collaboraction show I've seen these past 14 years, is indeed a call for collaborative action. The ensemble piece, which...
| 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...
| 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...