| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:43 PM
A 31-year-old Chicago man was charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that left a 49-year-old woman dead in the Brighton Park neighborhood Saturday evening, police said.
Juan C. Cortez, of the 2200 block of West 50th Place was charged with...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:38 PM
A woman and an infant were seriously injured when they were struck by a passenger truck in the Brighton Park neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The woman was crossing the street with the infant when they were struck by a vehicle in the 4400...
| Aug 6, 2012
When Steve Bernas took over as CEO of the Chicago region's Better Business Bureau, the only employer he's ever known as a professional, it was a baptism by fire.
Bernas was being groomed to take over, but he only took the reins in 2007 because his...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:58 AM
Three people were hurt in overnight shootings in the West and Southwest Sides, including an apparent drive-by that injured a 17-year-old girl walking down the sidewalk, authorities said.
About 10:45 p.m., the 17-year-old girl was walking in the 6200...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 5:14 PM
Chicago firefighters found a body of a man inside a burning garage early Thursday morning, police said.
Police have opened a death investigation and detectives were called to the scene in the 2800 block of West 40th Street.
The fire was reported about...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 9:34 PM
A Joliet man was ordered held in Cook County Jail without bail today after he allegedly chased down and killed a man with the same …...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 1:53 PM
By day, Chicagoan Ted Wolff is a landscape architect. Off duty, he is a member of what he calls an invisible subculture. Known as "rail fans," "trainwatchers" or the self-deprecating term "foamers" (because they foam at the mouth when they see favorite...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 4:59 PM
Chicago police asked for the public's help tonight in finding a 15-year-old boy last seen in the Brighton Park neighborhood a week ago.
Maxwell Gory attends school in the Calumet District and might visit the Bridgeport area, police said in a press...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Eight men in their 20s or younger were shot to death in eight Chicago community areas in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
The victims were: a 17-year-old Monday in Roseland; a 19-year-old Sunday in West Englewood; a 23-...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Edgewater and Woodlawn each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Woodlawn, an 18-year-old man was shot to death on Feb. 23 in the 800 block of East 63rd Street, officials said. The next day, a 25-...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 7:59 AM
Two men and a woman were in custody this morning following a shootout with police in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the South Side.
Two district officers on patrol exchanged gunfire with a man believed to be 22 years old after a car he and two other...