| Feb 16, 2013
| 2:01 PM
A 31-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer who died when the SUV she was driving rolled over on the Chicago Skyway late Friday was on her way to celebrate a new position with the department, according to her family.
Shaunda Bond, 31, was pronounced...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:07 AM
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...
| 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.
| May 4, 2011
| 5:49 PM
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....
| Dec 12, 2011
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...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:06 AM
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...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
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...