| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Bail was set at $400,000 today for a self-admitted gang member charged with attempted first-degree murder for a September shooting on Chicago's South Side that left two men injured.
Araell Ross, 17, of the 8000 block of South Muskegon Avenue in the...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:00 AM
A refurbished CTA bus that offers fruit and vegetables has been making stops on the South Side for only a few weeks, but already the demand for this fresh food is high.
Fresh Moves, a mobile food market that has been serving the West Side for more...
| 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...