A Chicago couple has invested at least $4.2 million into building a home on a lot once owned by the wife of convicted political fixer Tony Rezko.
Black students bypass neighborhood schools for other options more than any other group. Two moms explain their different choices.
The Lake Shore Hotel, where some migrants were housed this spring, would begin taking up to 300 asylum-seekers.
We could only spend the winter dreaming of the coming spring. “New” old toys would appear. Bixler would again fill with little kids, coming from blocks and miles and neighborhoods away to run and yell and be together.
Charice Rush, 37, was out with friends after a late night of celebrating her birthday when the car she was riding in drove the wrong way on DuSable Lake Shore Drive, colliding with a CTA bus about 6 a.m. Sunday.
An estimated 5,000 people attended the Hyde Park tradition that dates back to 1992. The festivities included a battle of marching bands from two rival high schools.
It’s one of four Walmart stores in Chicago being closed for good Sunday.
Community leaders at the Chatham Supercenter question the abrupt announcement of four Walmart closures this weekend: “If they’re going to walk out on us, we’re going to walk out on them.”
The Walmart Supercenter in Chatham is one of four stores in Chicago — along with supermarkets in Kenwood, Little Village and Lake View — that the company announced Tuesday will close. The supermarket chain called the sites “unprofitable.”
Micheail Ward was sentenced to 84 years for the 2013 killing of the 15-year-old honor student, who had just returned from Obama’s second inauguration.
A state lawmaker and the outgoing incumbent’s chief of staff are vying for the open seat in the 4th Ward. And just to the south, a lawyer is competing against a religious charity director in the 5th Ward.
King, who represents the 4th Ward on the Chicago City Council, was a chemistry teacher at the Latin School of Chicago and helped found Ariel Community Academy in North Kenwood-Oakland.
Justin Jones, 27, was on a sidewalk in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue around 3:45 p.m. when someone approached him in a vehicle and fired shots, according to police.
Dashawnna Threatt, 26, was a passenger in a car when someone opened fire in the 4500 block of South DuSable Lake Shore Drive Tuesday afternoon.
The man, 38, saw the thieves inside his car in the 4600 block of South Lake Park about 12:15 a.m. and approached them, police said.
The merger under nonprofit ownership marks the retirement of the Herald’s longtime owner, Bruce Sagan, a leading figure in Chicago publishing.
City Hall and HUD now agree: People shouldn’t have to live in the conditions faced by residents of the badly run, federally subsidized Ellis Lakeview Apartments in North Kenwood.
“Murder Among Friends” author Candace Fleming aims to appeal to teen true-crime aficionados but sidestep the “salacious details” of the 1924 murder.
‘I was so happy I came here then,’ one resident of the Ellis Lakeview Apartments says. “Now, everything is just turned upside-down..’ ‘Anything goes in this building at this point,’ another says.
In each incident, someone was sitting in their vehicle when they are approached by up to four armed males who demanded their phone and vehicle.