| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Two young men were found shot dead on the street in separate, drug-related shootings on the city's South Side, police said today.
The first shooting happened at about 6:18 a.m. Monday in an alley in the 10100 block of South St. Lawrence Avenue in the...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A man who was found shot to death this afternoon in a vacant building in the city's Austin neighborhood suffered multiple gunshot wounds, officials said.
Police were called about noon and told that someone had been shot and was in a building located in...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Roger Waters: Last chance. Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters builds “The Wall” outdoors as the epic two-year tour (which played the United Center in 2010) winds down this summer. Alas, his Floyd bandmates won’t be with him to replicate one...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:00 AM
FitzGerald's American Music Festival: The 32nd annual festival at FitzGerald’s is typically loaded with a cross-section of great roots music, including blues visionary Otis Taylor (Sunday), rising country-punk star Lydia Loveless (Tuesday) and...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:08 PM
Tinariwen: With their hypnotic rhythms and weaving guitars touching on influences both familiar and exotic, this nomadic band is a hardened road crew -- their first gigs were in the Saharan desert. Tapes of their music circulated throughout Africa...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:11 AM
After hearing food banks were experiencing a shortage on one of their most important staples, peanut butter, we got a nutty idea. So, we spread the word and started a one day peanut butter drive. In a Jif, we had 18 listeners offer their businesses as...
| Dec 3, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Two men were listed in serious condition after they were rescued from a fire that broke out in a basement apartment early this morning in west suburban Berwyn.
Shortly before 6 a.m., a tenant on the top floor of the 3-unit building located at 2115...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Three people surrendered late Monday night after a nearly six-hour standoff that began with the arrest of one man in a firearms investigation and the shutdown of part of the CTA Red Line, a law-enforcement spokesman said.
The three apparently barricaded...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Officials have identified a 21-year-old man who was pronounced dead this morning after being struck by a Brown Line train.
Jose Baeza-Garcia of the 2400 block of West Berwyn Avenue was struck by the train on the 900 block of West Wellington Avenue,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:23 PM
A Cicero mother fatally stabbed her 18-year-old son in self-defense this morning after he attacked her and his 14-year-old brother, officials said.
Jujuan Booth came home to the 1500 block of South 60th Court early this morning and began beating his 14-...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:22 PM
Chris and Heather’s 2012 Country Calendar Show: Artist Heather McAdams’ annual calendar of country stars is brought to life with performances by Scott Ligon and Kelly Hogan (as George Jones and Tammy Wynette), the Possum Hollow Boys (Lonzo and...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Oak Parkresidents, officials and members of the Illinois State Rifle Association from around the state met Tuesday night to weigh in on issues related to handgun safety, use and control in the village.
The meeting, conducted by the village’s...