| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Robert Fogel, the University of Chicago economic historian awarded a Nobel Prize for his data-driven reconsiderations of how railways and slavery influenced U.S. economic history, has died. He was 86.
Fogel died Tuesday at Manor Care Health Services...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A judge denied bail today for a 21-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a rival gang member who didn’t “throw down the fork’’ upon demand this week in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 3:15 PM
The identities of two men whose bodies were pulled from Lake Michigan Thursday afternoon on the North Side have been have been released, authorities said.
But autopsies today for Ramon Benavidez, 32, and Mark Warrian, 52 and of Oak Lawn, were...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Two men were being questioned after a fight in Englewood early Sunday morning left two men hospitalized with stab and beating wounds and two other people injured, police said.
Authorities were called to the 7000 block of South Racine Avenue just after 1...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:46 PM
A 26-year-old female driver was killed and two other women in her vehicle were injured when her car slammed into a pole in the South Chicago neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
Marsela Castillo, of the 11100 block of South Avenue O, was...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 8:38 AM
A 20-year-old Chicago man died Friday night after being shot early Friday morning about a block from his Southwest Side home, police said.
The man, identified this morning as Andreas Avitia of the 4100 block of West 77th Place by the Cook County medical...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:43 AM
A 22-year-old resident of the Far South Side's Roseland neighborhood was fatally shot Sunday morning in south suburban Riverdale, authorities said.
Just before 4:30 a.m., someone fired from a white SUV into a nearby vehicle at the intersection of West...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 6:03 PM
A 22-year-old Markham man was pronounced dead this morning after being shot in south suburban Harvey, officials said.
Darius Shelton, of the 3300 block of Willow Lane in Markham, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 7:56...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:33 PM
A motorcyclist who died when he slammed into a house in southwest suburban Oak Lawn early Tuesday morning has been identified, authorities said.
Baha Mohammad El-Jabali, 24, of the 12400 block of South Keeler Avenue, in Alsip, was dead on the scene,...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:35 AM
A 15-year-old boy was shot dead and seven others were shot between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning across the city, police said.
The boy, identified as Patrick Sykes by the Cook County medical examiner's offices, was shot several times around 12:...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A man was struck and killed by a Metra Southwest Service train Thursday evening near Chicago Ridge, officials said.
The Oak Lawn man, age 23, was struck near 10000 Meade Avenue in Oak Lawn, and declared dead on the scene at 6:56 p.m., according to the...