| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:40 AM
West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed.
On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:55 PM
A man who was shot multiple times in the South Side’s West Woodlawn neighborhood was taken to a hospital this afternoon.
Someone fired a gun and hit the 22-year-old multiple times in the 6200 block of South Vernon Avenue, according to police...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:49 PM
Five people were shot this morning in four separate attacks across the city, authorities said.
In the first, a 31-year-old man getting dropped off on the South Side about 6:20 a.m. Friday had bottles thrown at him by two males before one of three...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
West Englewood saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, a 21-year-old man was shot to death in the 5700 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 27-year-old man was...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:41 AM
A gunman fatally shot a man before opening fire on Chicago police officers Wednesday night in the Woodlawn community on the South Side, authorities said.
The gunman was wounded during the exchange and arrested, police said. No officers were injured in...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Attacks across Chicago left a man dead and at least 14 others wounded, according to authorities.
Three men were shot, one fatally, about 4:35 p.m. Saturday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 6:01 PM
A two-vehicle crash in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side sent four people to area hospitals this evening, officials said.
The crash happened at the intersection of 63rd Street and Rhodes Avenue at about 7:45 p.m., according to Chicago...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:03 AM
A third-year biochemistry student at the University of Chicago went missing Wednesday night, and his family suspects Austin Hudson-Lapore, 20, had ventured out to watch the storms passing through the city.
At a press conference Friday night, his father,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:15 AM
A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...