Three teens and a man were shot Thursday afternoon on Chicago’s South Side. more
Nine people were shot and two died of those wounds Saturday night and Sunday morning on the city's South and West sides, according to police. more
Chicago Magazine is talking about Chatham again: It's not a simple matter of black people being way more egalitarian than white people. Everyone wants to live in a safe environment with good housing stock and... more
A man is in critical condition after he was shot in the head Wednesday evening in the South Side West Englewood neighborhood. more
The Glass Slipper Project takes donations of dresses and other prom accessories then gives them to up to 2,100 girls who can't afford their own.
As Barack Obama took the oath of office, the cafeteria at troubled Harper High in Englewood fell silent. Students say Obama's administration will mean more opportunity for them.
Next month, supervisors will trade in their clipboards and pencils for GPS-enabled phones and wireless laptops. Retiring supervisors will not be replaced, saving $1.5 million.
The driver of a Hyundai Sonata lost control and slammed into the side of a brick church on the city's South Side, killing the driver and a front-seat passenger.
A CTA bus traveling along Ashland Avenue struck and killed a 52-year-old woman this morning. The circumstances surrounding the accident have not yet been released. Buses were briefly rerouted after the incident.
"Turnaround" plan will cost principal, teachers, their jobs
Teachers at Miles Davis and Johns would have to reapply for jobs at new school
No suspects in drive-by shooting
Davis elementary session kicks off a week of hearings on CPS consolidation plan
Cause of the blaze unknown
No suspects in shooting