| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:13 PM
There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.
A first violation...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Katherine Skiba of the Chicago Tribune has been honored by the National Press Club for her reporting from Washington, according to an announcement today by the organization.
Contest judges gave three awards to The Wall Street Journal and two each to...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Bolingbrook received a dubious distinction of sorts this month, as the real estate blog Movoto.com named it one of the 10 most boring places in Illinois.
"Bolingbrook is pretty peaceful," the blog notes, "but peaceful just means boring on this list."...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:09 AM
The Chicago juke and footwork producer DJ Rashad has died, according to his representatives. He was 34.
The artist and DJ, born Rashad Hanif Harden and based out of Calumet City, Ill., passed away around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Chicago's lower west side....
| Apr 13, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A woman who met a man on an Internet dating site and invited him to her house on the 400 block of South Ridgeland Avenue said he came at 1:36 p.m. April 2, showed her a silver...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A Harvey man sought for almost a year in connection with a 2011 slaying in the south suburb has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the killing, authorities said.
Michael E. Brock, 25, was charged in the Nov. 19, 2011 slaying of...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Link Mathewson truly lived. Her life was blessed and she blessed her friends, family and community with her generous loving spirit. She passed away in her home surrounded by those she loved and who loved her. Link was a woman of considerable talents and...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Three Chicago-area men were arrested early Saturday and face felony burglary charges after they attempted to steal nearly $9,000 worth of sneakers.
Equipped with bolt cutters and a head-mounted flashlight, Frederick A. Young, 28, and 26-year-olds...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
A 26-year-old man has died and two other men were injured after they were shot this afternoon in the North Kenwood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting was reported at 4:57 p.m. on the 4500 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, said Chicago Police News...
| Oct 30, 2013
Review: Chop Shop
2033 W. North Ave. 773-537-4440
Rating: 3 (out of four) Off to a good start
They say you can't be all things to all people, but Chop Shop sure is trying. This new addition to Wicker Park is a lunch counter, butcher, bar, restaurant,...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A 20-year-old man was found fatally shot in his car near Sibley Boulevard and Hoxie Avenue in Calumet City Saturday night.
Gage Jean-Pierre, of the 200 block of Calhoun Avenue, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center about 11:30 p.m., a...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
For kids, summer means three months off from reading, writing and arithmetic. But during that break, growing minds can lose educational skills acquired during the school year, according to the National Summer Learning Association.