| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Tuesday, Oct. 22
Chicago Public, Inter-City 1
Little Village at Maine, 5:30 at Lane
Chicago Public, Inter-City 2
Gage Park at Bronzeville, 4:15 at Eckersall
Juarez at Kelly, 4:15 at Rockne
Kennedy at Tilden, 4:15 at Stagg
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:49 PM
Construction of a South Side train overpass is shutting down outbound lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway.
Due to work on the the Englewood Flyover, authorities are restricting southbound traffic to a single express lane, and that lane may be closed...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:31 AM
The cause of a fire that raced through three Englewood neighborhood homes, killing an 11-month-old baby girl and a woman, remains undetermined but fire officials say they know more about where it started and how it spread.
The blaze began in the...
| Oct 13, 2013
Miles Harvey has written a book that will ever be on my Best Books I've Ever Read list, 2000's “The Island of Lost Maps.” Also on that list is Alex Kotlowitz's “There Are No Children Here,” published in 1991.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Back in 2000, Chicago saxophonist-bandleader Ernest Dawkins had a dream: to launch a jazz festival in one of the city's tougher neighborhoods, Englewood.
Starting Thursday, the Englewood Jazz Festival will swing into its 14th year and, better yet,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:45 AM
A 47-year-old man died early Sunday following an apparent construction accident -- the second in Chicago in three days, authorities said.
Raul Lagunas, of the 2500 block of North Mango Avenue, was taken to Mount Sinai by ambulance after apparently being...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009.
The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Charges have been filed against a man who impersonated a federal agent, calling himself "Officer Franklin" in a string of robberies across the South Side.
James Blackman, 46, of the 6400 block of South Morgan Street in the Englewood neighborhood, has...
| Oct 8, 2013
Last spring Mayor Rahm Emanuel shared his hope that someday the children living in all of the neighborhoods of the city, especially the most impoverished and troubled and dangerous, would look toward the skyscrapers of the Loop and realize that they are...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Thursday, Oct. 10
Chicago Public, Big Shoulders
Lincoln Park at Taft, at Lane
Steinmetz at Roosevelt, 4:15 at Lane
Chicago Public, Illini Heartland
Harper at Marshall, 4:15 at Rockne
Chicago Public, Illini Land of Lincoln
Harlan at Julian,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Each weekend seems to bring another jazz festival, the recent Englewood and Hyde Park events leading to yet another on Friday and Saturday nights: the 11th annual Chicago Gypsy Jazz Festival at the Green Mill Jazz Club.
True, Chicago guitarist Alfonso...