| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:04 AM
Chicago police wounded a man late Wednesday night in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side.
Officers from the Grand Crossing Police District were conducting an investigation around 9:45 p.m. in the area of the 6600 block of South Langley...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A few weeks ago, I was sitting at Dodger Stadium doing research for another book, when Dodger coach Manny Mota came over to say hello to my interview subject. I told Mota I had just finished reading a new book......
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Pink peonies, baked cheese, lettuce! RedEye ventured out to the market to chat with some vendors, most of whom arrive at 6 a.m. or 7 a.m. to set up and stay until about 2 p.m., or whenever they run out of products....
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:52 PM
A man was seriously injured in a shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood this evening, authorties said.
The man, believed to be about 18, was shot in the back in the 6100 block of South Eberhart Avenue about 8:07 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work.
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Three South Side community areas each have recorded two homicides this month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Chicago Lawn, a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Tuesday in the 3000 block of West 64th Street, police said (story on...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:00 PM
A $30.5 million federal grant will be used to renovate a Woodlawn affordable housing complex in a move city leaders hope makes the building an anchor for revitalizing the neighborhood.
Chicago was one of five U.S. cities to get an inaugural “Choice...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:59 AM
Three people were shot in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side Friday night, one of three overnight shooting incidents on the South Side that left six people wounded, officials said.
At 9:19 p.m. fire paramedics were called to the 7200 block...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 7:24 PM
A 14-year-old boy has been hospitalized after sustaining a gunshot wound to his left foot, Chicago police said tonight.
The boy was a passenger in a car when he heard gunshots but did not realize he had been shot until he was dropped off at the...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:55 AM
The Chicago Department of Transportation is seeking input from South Side residents on how to improve public transit in the South Lakefront Corridor--the area spanning from 22nd Street to 95th Street east of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
CDOT is holding a...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 1:43 AM
Chicago police shot a 17-year-old boy in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, according to authorities.
The shooting was reported shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday on the 6200 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.