| Aug 7, 2013
| 10:04 AM
West Pullman on Tuesday saw a double homicide, the first double homicide in Chicago since June, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 35 and 38, were shot to death in the 100 block of East 120th Street, police said....
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, have...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 8:47 AM
New City logged two homicides on Monday, according to police information.
At about 9 p.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1800 block of West Garfield Boulevard, the Tribune reported.
About nine hours earlier, a 28-year-old man was...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information.
The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
| Jul 16, 2013
Method, the maker of hip-looking, eco-friendly cleaning products, plans to open a 150,000-square-foot soap production facility on Chicago's Far South Side next year, city officials are expected to announce Tuesday.
Method, founded in San Francisco and...
| Jun 28, 2013
So what did Bernie Sahlins, who died June 16, have in common with such fellow Chicagoans as Cyrus McCormick, Ray Kroc, Gustavus Swift, George Pullman, Potter Palmer, Wallace C. Abbott and Aaron Montgomery Ward?
Not much, you may be thinking. Sahlins ran...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Speaking publicly for the first time since Chicago Public Schools announced that more than 50 schools are to close, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the motive behind the plan is to ensure that all children in Chicago receive a quality education.
| Mar 10, 2013
A group of Chicago residents and preservationists are working to win federal approval to turn the entire Pullman neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side into a national park.
If approved by Congress or proclaimed a national monument by the president,...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Goodman Theatre announced its 2013-14 season Wednesday, a slate that includes a new play by Rebecca Gilman, a blues-infused Cheryl L. West drama about Pullman porters, Mary Zimmerman's "The White Snake" and the Chicago premiere of the sexy David...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once.
Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:43 AM
Three people were wounded in shootings on the Northwest and South sides in Chicago overnight, police said.
About 10:30 p.m. in the West Pullman neighborhood, a 20-year-old man was shot at a bus stop in the 11900 block of South Halsted Street, police...