CHICAGO –- On a normal Thursday morning in September, Marcus Turner would be sitting in a classroom at Hyde Park High School, looking forward to the...
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Cobe has been working on mediating conflicts with CeaseFire for about 3 and a half years. His job is to stop shootings and killings on the Southside of Chicago.
Convenience stores, as well as mom-and-pop stores down on the South Side are known for charging obscene rates for clothing and other products.
A 21-year-old man told authorities he shot an 84-year-old man outside a South Side McDonald's restaurant because the elderly man had "disrespected" hi...
The City Council Zoning Committee gave a thumbs up to a proposal by a development group including Chicago-based McCaffery Interests to build condomini...
The Supreme Court could hold that the Second Amendment right to bear arms applies to the states yet still find Chicago's gun ordinance to pass constitutional muster.
Serial killer Andre Crawford was spared the death penalty today for the murders and rapes of 11 women on Chicago's South Side.
Remember the eight extraordinary students in Little Rock who ultimately required the presence of troops for their safe passage into the school they finally integrated? Where was Derrion Albert's safe passage?
The disappointment over the loss of the 2016 Olympics should not prevent Chicagoans from realizing a great opportunity -- the redevelopment of the former Michael Reese Hospital Campus.
Chicago Mayor Harold Washington never did move away from his people; he stuck with them; he delivered for them. The result: They stuck with him.
While Jarrett Adams' wrongful conviction for rape is a riveting story, the real story, as he likes to say, is what he's doing now. After he won his freedom, he went back to school.
It could be that President Obama is a small town guy after all. His early adulthood on the south side of Chicago is where he found a "small town" environment that embraced him.
For the last few weeks, I've been talking with gardeners at an imperiled community garden on the South Side of Chicago. Last spring, the University of Chicago informed us it wants its land back.
As memories of Inauguration Day 2009 begin to fade in and the new administration ensues, speculation will only increase about how politically influential Michelle Obama will be as First Lady.
If the destruction of capitalism and the arc of history were responsible for American manufacturing's steep decline, there would be a legitimate debate about whether it's worth saving.
Now that the president-elect hails from the South Side of Chicago, residents are curious to see if the identity and cache of this part of the city wil...
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