Man gets 145 days in South Side teen's killing
A Chicago man has admitted to killing a Beverly neighborhood teenager by punching him in the head in 2011, and will serve 145 days in jail, a prosecutor said today.
Woman charged with killing mother, 82, in South Shore
A 51-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 82-year-old mother, whose body was found on Mother's Day in the home they shared in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood, officials said.
Voters hold dim view on Emanuel education policy
Tribune/WGN-TV poll: Chicago voters hold a dim view of Rahm Emanuel's stewardship of public education after a tumultuous year that featured a teachers strike and the mayor's push to close many neighborhood elementary schools.
Muddy Waters' home, Chicago bridges make endangered list
Blues legend Muddy Waters' former home in the North Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side and Chicago's bascule bridges are among the 10 most endangered historic sites in the state, a preservation group says.
Officials: Baby dies days after father smothered her
A Chicago infant has died four days after her father smothered her to stop her crying in her family's West Ridge neighborhood home, officials said.