| Dec 25, 2011
| 4:18 PM
Jack A. Lawrence, whose career as a cryptographer spanned nearly four decades, died Dec. 19 of pulmonary fibrosis at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring retirement community.
The longtime Columbia resident was 85.
He was born and raised in Chicago, where...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:14 AM
An Ashburn neighborhood intersection was shut down this morning as police investigate a bomb threat made by a man they arrested following a traffic stop, but investigators found no evidence the threat was genuine.
The intersection of Kedzie Avenue and...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Faced with almost unlimited options, Liz Kelsey and her 5-year-old daughter, Alice, decided to make a single red rose.
Using the 3-D printer at their suburban public library, they could have just as easily made a pair of ear buds, a citrus reamer, a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Teens can keep their creative juices flowing this summer at one of the Chicago Public Library’s new Mini Maker Labs, popping up at several neighborhood branches from July through late November.
Inspired by the CPL’s award-winning Maker Lab...
| Jun 20, 2014
Dear Mayor Rahm Emanuel,
I appreciate your frustration regarding the newly emblazoned 20-foot-6-inch-high sign that now hangs over the riverfront near Michigan Avenue. I appreciate your concern that it is, as you put it, "tasteless" and that the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Four women were shot to death in three separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, two women ages 23 and 37 were fatally shot in the 3500 block of West 79th Street in Ashburn, police...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:02 AM
Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
School isn't for everyone, yet it could be. There should be a program in school for people who need help throughout school. Some people need emotional help. Some people go through emotional problems and don't know how to deal with...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• Authorities seized nearly 350 pounds of marijuana during a home search in the Southwest Side's Ashburn neighborhood Saturday, the Chicago Police Department announced Saturday...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Authorities seized nearly 350 pounds of marijuana during a home search in the Southwest Side's Ashburn neighborhood Saturday, the Chicago Police Department announced Saturday night.
Police charged a 22-year-old man with felony cannabis possession...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:56 PM
A Chicago man was charged with trying to have someone kill two witnesses about to testify at his son’s murder trial, authorities said.
Euripides Caguana, also known as “Caca,” 59, of Chicago, Caguana, of the 3700 block of West 81st...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Twin 9-year-old girls who were missing from the Ashburn neighborhood after their aunt disappeared with them and her 9-year-old son have been found safe, police said this afternoon.
No details were released, but at about 4:30 p.m. police announced the...