A shooting that occurred in Alsip resulted in two people being found wounded in a vehicle on the 10500 block of South Pulaski Road in Oak Lawn, according to the Alsip Police Department (APD).
A barricade situation on the 10100 block of South Washtenaw Avenue has been resolved with police saying a male was taken into custody at about 5:30 p.m. Aug. 19 without incident and taken to an area hospital.
An Orland Park woman who was a longtime special-education teacher in Evergreen Park died after she was shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway, and two people have been taken into custody, according to authorities.
The funeral for fallen Chicago Police Officer Ella French will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 19, at the St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel, 7740 S. Western Ave.
The Rev. Larry Sullivan has been reinstated as pastor of the parish of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church after allegations of sexual assault from over 35 years ago were found to be unsubstantiated, according to Cardinal Blase Cupich.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city officials are implementing a new citywide strategy called “Protect Chicago” that features new regulatory measures to combat COVID-19, including a stay-at-home advisory.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on March 12 that it has canceled the rest of the boys basketball state playoffs over concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A local man was charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl at the Walker Branch of the Chicago Library System in Morgan Park, according to the Chicago Police Department Office of News Affairs.
The eighth annual Keepin’ on for KFK 16-inch Softball Tournament drew hundreds of people to Kennedy Park on July 20, raising funds for the Kevin F. Kennelly Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was created in honor of a teen from Beverly who died in 2011 and supports local high school studen…
Turpin Cares, a philanthropic non-profit organization in Beverly, is helping those in need with a two-part fundraiser this summer called “Christmas in July.”
Many people know that Tom “Papa Hops” Hopkins loved his family, the community and local sports, but when someone recently asked his daughter, Anne, if her late father had any hidden talents, she stopped and smiled.
The Concerts at the Castle series will showcase six jazz and folk artists on Saturday, July 20, at 7 p.m., at the historic Givins Castle, 10244 S. Longwood Dr.
Assistant General Manager John Zawaski Jr. (from left), business partner Al Little and General Manager John Zawaski celebrate the opening of The Barrel Club Restaurant and Bar, 4910 W. 111th St., in Oak Lawn, on July 8. The Barrel Club’s grand opening is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10. Zaw…
Four residential burglaries were reported in Beverly in June and July, and a description of two suspects was given for one incident, according to a community alert issued by the Chicago Police Department on July 3.
Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart issued a warning about a phone scam in which the caller claims to be a member of the Cook County sheriff’s office and demands personal information and, in some cases, money that are supposedly related to an arrest warrant.
Dr. Don Baird, of Beverly, will sign copies of his new book, “Suffering is Highly Overrated: Reflections on Humor and Life,” on Saturday, July 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Markland Hubbard Gourmet Provisions, 1739 W. 99th St.
The Givins Castle, the iconic landmark at 103rd Street and Longwood Drive, is more than 130 years old, and it has structural problems that members of Beverly Unitarian Church (BUC), owner of the historic building, are working to repair with funding from donations.
Christ the King (CK) Elementary School will host the CK2050 groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, July 8, from 7 to 7:30 p.m., on the corner of 93rd Street and Hoyne Avenue, to celebrate the renovation work that will soon be underway at CK.
Barrel of Monkeys (BOM) along with Night Out in the Parks will present an original sketch show, featuring adaptations of stories written during BOM’s creative writing residencies in Chicago elementary schools, on Tuesday, July 9, from 5 to 6 p.m., at McKiernan Park, 10714 S. Sawyer Ave. BOM’…
Storytown Improv will perform at Kennedy Park, 11320 S. Western Ave., on Tuesday, June 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. as part of the city of Chicago’s Year of Chicago Theater. Storytown Improv leads families through an improvised, interactive musical adventure for the whole family. From superher…
William Hook, principal of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, and Cory Overstreet, principal of Kate S. Kellogg Elementary School, have been selected to participate in the Chicago Principals Fellowship.
Two firefighters were killed in Beverly on Feb. 12, 1998, fighting a fire, and 403 first responders gave their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, trying to save the lives of others—a total of 405 Americans who exemplify courage and sacrifice in their service to others.
Local residents and business owners will have an opportunity to meet Richard W. Wiser, the new commander of the 22nd District of the Chicago Police Department, at an event that is free and open to the public.
The Kevin F. Kennelly Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund, named in honor of a teen from Beverly, will host its eighth annual White Sox game outing on Friday, June 14. Tickets are $40, $20 for children 14 and younger. The game begins at 7:10 p.m. at Guaranteed Rate Field against the New York Yanke…
Will Walsh (from left), Evan Cooney, Owen Morgan, Colin Cooney and Charlie McCarihan took a ride down Longwood Drive in a rowboat on Memorial Day, May 27, after heavy rain hit the community.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot joined 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea, Jewel-Osco officials and community leaders on May 23 to launch Operation Help-A-Hero, a household donation drive benefiting homeless veterans.
The Beverly Arts Center (BAC) hosted a screening of “Big Night,” the cult classic featuring Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci and Tony Shalhoub, on April 10 as part of a special event sponsored by the Morgan Park Junior Woman’s Club to benefit the Maple/Morgan Park Community Food Pantry. Organiz…
The Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) invites runners of all ages, paces and distances to participate in the Ridge Run on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.