South Shore news

3 Shot In South Shore Neighborhood

Three people were shot Saturday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood on the South Side. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Is This 17-Year-Old The Next Shaquille O'Neal?

CHICAGO -- This is what it's like to be Jabari Parker, the nation's top high school basketball player. One day he's presenting a project in... more

over 3 years ago | Huffington Post | Permalink

Metra lines won’t close during NATO summit

Rail lines that operate beneath McCormick Place will remain open during the May 20-21 NATO summit, but station closings are still possible and commuters should expect delays to protect world leaders meeting there, the U.S. Secret Service announced Tuesday. more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Trains to Run Beneath McCormick Place During NATO

However, commuters should plan for some snags and delays because of the heightened security that comes with an event that welcomes international leaders. more

over 3 years ago | NBC-5 | Permalink

Mother, family stunned by 2-year-old girl’s beating death

Police and the state Department of Children and Family Services are looking into the death of a 2-year-old South Side girl who was found beaten with bite and scratch marks on her body. Her death has been ruled a homicide. more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Stand for Children holds Chicago kickoff

Several hundred people, including many parents and dozens of members of Students for Education Reform groups at local universities, packed a room at downtown Roosevelt University on Saturday morning for the launch of Stand for Children's Chicago chapter. Jesse Ruiz, a member of the Chicago Board of Education,... more

over 3 years ago | Catalyst | Permalink

Police question man in death of 2-year-old girl found with multiple bruises, bite marks

A man is being questioned following the death of a 2-year-old girl who was found unresponsive Saturday on the South Side with what police said appeared to be human bite marks and bruises, according to authorities. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

2 dead, 7 wounded in separate South and West Side shootings

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

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Some NATO Security Precautions, Including Possible Metra Disruptions, A Mystery

It may be weeks before some Metra commuters know whether South Shore commuter service will be disrupted during the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Lanar Stewart Lee, 1947-2012

Makeup artist and daughter of famous Chicago photographer Bill Stewart Lanar Stewart Lee always seemed to have a knack for being in the right place at the right time when it came to meeting the many celebrities who visited Chicago's South Side during the 1960s and 1970s. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Metal thefts putting homeowners on edge

Legislators seek to turn up the heat on scrap yards that pay cash for copper, aluminum Gregory Edwards knows the four video cameras monitoring his South Side home are no guarantee it won't be targeted yet again by thieves trying to steal copper or aluminum to trade for quick money... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

NATO Summit Could Shut Down Metra Service

Metra officials are still in closed discussions with the Secret Service on whether or not rail lines will be affected during the NATO summit in May ... more

over 3 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

Decision expected by end of month on shutting down rails during NATO

Commuters getting a bit antsy about whether their ride to and from work will be disrupted during next month’s NATO Summit will get some answers by the end of the month, Metra said Wednesday. more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

Metra Considering Plans For Rail Service During NATO Summit

It remains unclear how next month’s NATO summit might impact rail service in the name of security. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Okoro Harold Johnson, 1925-2012

Chicago actor, director helped promote African-American theater community Okoro Harold Johnson, a veteran of film, stage and television, mentored thousands in the African-American theater community and in 1971 co-founded the eta Creative Arts Foundation. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink