| Sep 28, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Well, look at us Danville-Boyle County Recreation. Jackson Park has been cleaned up and the disc golfers are abundant and happy. Millennium Park has new soccer fields under construction. The Bunny Davis Recreation Complex tennis courts have been...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Eugene Ratcliff was planning to celebrate his 32nd birthday, but first he had to run a quick errand with some friends to the corner gas station.
They were crossing the street, about a block from his home, when all three of them were struck by a car...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Twenty-six people were taken in good condition to hospitals this afternoon after a student discharged pepper spray inside a South Side elementary school, according to police and the Chicago Fire Department.
The incident occurred at the John Marsh...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 5:21 PM
An online posting that intimated someone had dumped a body in Chicago's Jackson Park ignited a torrent of concern among social media users over the weekend and even prompted police to scour the area.
The posting occurred on a website called PostSecret....
| Dec 8, 2013
As the "L" carried Chicagoans to work and home for the past 121 years, its girders and beams provided a rusty picture frame for the city's skyline and neighborhoods. The screech of binding wheels as a line of cars bends around its tight curves created the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:36 AM
A 16-year-old boy was killed and a 15-year-old boy was wounded as they sat on the porch of a home in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said.
A gunman rode up on a bicycle in the 5100 block of South Calumet Avenue around 7:45 p.m....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Three people were killed, including a 16-year-old boy, and 10 other people were wounded across Chicago on Labor Day through early Tuesday morning.
The 16-year-old, Maurice Knowles was sitting on the porch of his home in the 10500 block of South LaSalle...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 6:16 PM
The body of man pulled from Lake Michigan Staurday off the shore of Hyde Park has been identified of a man whose inflatable raft drifted away from the lakefront last week, authorities said.
The body of Anthony Tyson, 54, was found about 4 p.m....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:45 AM
Police divers are searching the waters of Lake Michigan for a man who was reported missing by his brother after a raft drifted away from a beach and into Lake Michigan near Jackson Park on the South Side.
Police Marine Unit Officer Jean McCarthy said...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 9-year-old girl drowned while swimming with other children near a boat launch along Fox Lake in northwest suburban Ingleside, authorities said. The girl was playing with the other...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Two men were killed and another eight people wounded in shootings all over the city Friday night and Saturday morning.
One of the dead men, 21, was shot just east of the intersection of 79th Streets and Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood....