| Feb 23, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Police say a woman fatally stabbed her cousin's cat and left it on its back after she was kicked out of the cousin's apartment Friday night in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
Tish Coleman, 31, of the 6400 block of South Maryland Avenue, was...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 2:48 PM
A woman from Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood was "covered in blood" Friday when she was arrested for allegedly stabbing her cousin's cat to death, Cook County prosecutors said today.
Tish Coleman, 31, is charged with felony aggravated cruelty to an...
| 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 16, 2013
| 2:01 PM
A 31-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer who died when the SUV she was driving rolled over on the Chicago Skyway late Friday was on her way to celebrate a new position with the department, according to her family.
Shaunda Bond, 31, was pronounced...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:11 PM
Alberta Moeller, 86, of Redfield died Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Community Memorial Hospital in Redfield. Mass of Christian burial will be Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Redfield. Father Christopher Hughes will...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:47 AM
Chicago's "rooftop pastor," the Rev. Corey Brooks, said Tuesday he gave $2,000 in church members' donations to disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who is on trial on racketeering charges.
Brooks said Kilpatrick, who was forced to resign as...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 10:41 AM
A man threatened to blow up a CTA bus and told police he was "jihad against the white devil" this week, causing evening rush hour passengers to flee in fear for their lives, authorities said.
A judge set bail at $90,000 Tuesday for Caleb Russell, 23,...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Austin, the Near West Side and Woodlawn each recorded one homicide this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Woodlawn, a 39-year-old man hit by a car Tuesday died of head and neck blunt force injuries. The Medical Examiner's...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A man was shot when he struggled with two would-be robbers in the Woodlawn neighborhood early this morning, police said.
The condition of the man, 25, was stabilized at the University of Chicago Medical Center following the attack in the 6600 block of...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:12 PM
A three-vehicle crash near the south end of Jackson Park sent eight people to hospitals this afternoon, including one critically injured adult and several young children, authorities said.
The crash involving two minivans and a sedan a little before 4...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Police are looking for a man who stabbed a 15-year-old girl in the thigh this morning in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
The incident happened on a sidewalk in the 1400 block of East 64th Street at 10:36 a.m., Chicago Police Department News...