| May 23, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Kevin Diaz belonged to the Ambrose gang that claims territory roughly from California to Kedzie between 60th and 66th streets, according to police and the boy’s older brother.
The gang shouts “A Love or No Love” in videos meant to...
| May 25, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Christina Brown peeked around a group of people who had gathered near her apartment and saw a boy lying dead down the block, shot three times as he walked near his home in Marquette Park.
She disappeared but was back in minutes with her twin sister...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:47 AM
At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!
Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 2:11 PM
J.C. Penney's announcement last month that it would close 33 underperforming stores, including its Phillipsburg Mall location raised an obvious question: "What is the future of the Phillipsburg Mall?"
In recent years, the mall has been hemorrhaging...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The cultish fans who gather online to obsess over every detail of ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" aren't just entranced with what the characters are saying and doing: They're very, very interested in what they're wearing.
Given the wealth of...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Police on Wednesday announced that a $50,000 reward was being offered for information in the November slaying of a 39-year-old discount store clerk in Pico-Union.
Atilio Benavides-Amaya, who worked at a 99-cent store, had just gotten off a bus and was...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Retail sales for July missed expectations as discounters and teen apparel stores struggled, causing Wall Street to fret about the fate of back-to-school shopping.
A monthly gauge of same-store sales from Thomson Reuters found 4.2% growth from a year...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Who needs sleep when there are deals to be had?
At Citadel Outlets in Los Angeles, which opened at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, the parking area for the shopping center became so full that some shoppers were being directed to park a 10-minute walk away.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Bookmark this page, shoppers. This is where you will find a running list of deals throughout the "Pre-Black Friday" weekend, Nov. 22-24.
- Newegg.com has the Westinghouse UW46T7HW 46-inch 1080p 120Hz LED-Edgelit LCD HDTV for $349.99 -...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com.
Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin.
These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
Happy Freebie Black Friday!
It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday.
If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Cyber Monday has been the largest online shopping holiday in the past two years, according to Shop.org, an arm of the National Retail Federation that focuses on Internet retailers.
Generally, bargain experts agree that Cyber Monday, which is Monday,...