| 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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Funeral services took place Thursday for the Cook County Correctional Officer who was killed in a hit-and-run.
Nikkii Bostic-Jones was remembered at United Baptist Church at 4242 West Roosevelt Avenue in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood.
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Chicago police dismantled tents and arrested 10 people camped out on a vacant lot outside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic to protest the shuttering of city clinics.
Those arrested late Monday night said they were members of the Mental Health Movement,...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Police and fire crews have completed their work making sure there was no danger from a suspicious object in the Woodlawn neighborhood this afternoon.
Service on the east 63rd Street leg of the CTA Green Line, between Garfield Boulevard and Cottage...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:51 PM
One story seemed to stick out Tuesday for readers on the Chicago Tribune's front page online: The death of a 6-month-old girl who was shot with her father as he changed her diaper in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
It's little surprise the death of Jonylah...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...