RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Woodlawn (Chicago, Illinois)

A collection of news and information related to Woodlawn (Chicago, Illinois) published by this site and its partners.

Top Woodlawn (Chicago, Illinois) Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Police: Man threatened to blow up CTA bus in 'jihad'

    Police: Man threatened to blow up CTA bus in 'jihad'
    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,...
  • Chicago nears 500 homicides for 2012

    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...
  • Chicago outdoor farmers markets expand access for low income shoppers

    Chicago outdoor farmers markets expand access for low income shoppers
    Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year. Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...
  • LINK Up Illinois to offer $10 in matching food stamp value at 10 city farmers markets

    LINK Up Illinois to offer $10 in matching food stamp value at 10 city farmers markets
    One of the biggest criticisms of the local food movement is that its produce costs too much, putting it out of reach to those who may need it most. With more Americans relying on food stamps (called LINK in Illinois) today than at any other time in our...
  • Remarkable Woman: Diane Latiker

    Remarkable Woman: Diane Latiker
    Diane Latiker balked when her mother first suggested she get the neighborhood teens off the street by inviting them into her home. "For the life of me I didn't want to do it," said Latiker, a mother of eight living in the gang-torn Roseland community...
  • Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team

    Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced his cultural affairs team and said he plans to have Mayor Richard Daley's daughter help revive a long-dormant advisory panel. Nora Daley Conroy will chair the Chicago Cultural Affairs Advisory Committee....
  • U of C police to patrol three charter schools

    U of C police to patrol three charter schools
    The University of Chicago Police Department is asking the city to extend the boundaries of its authority so it can help secure three charter schools. The City Council Public Safety Committee recommended the request, made by university Police Chief Marlon...
  • Emanuel says he's 'not focused' on Burke's bodyguards

    Emanuel says he's 'not focused' on Burke's bodyguards
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he's not focusing on the size of Ald. Edward Burke's bodyguard detail, which he suggested during the mayoral campaign would need to be cut in the spirit of shared sacrifice. Emanuel said he's concentrating on getting large...
  • City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures

    City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures
    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. The "Micro-Market...
  • Scouting Notebook: Scout around and read this book on Alex Pompez

     
    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......
  • Meet your friendly Farmers Market vendors

     
    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....