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  • Jack A. Lawrence, cryptographer

    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...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    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...
  • Cops: Chicago drug bust yields nearly 350 pounds of marijuana

    Cops: Chicago drug bust yields nearly 350 pounds of marijuana
    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...
  • From the paper: Afterschool programs, avoiding 'street life'

    School counselors 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...
  • Feds: Man whose son faces murder charge tried to get witnesses killed

    Feds: Man whose son faces murder charge tried to get witnesses killed
    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...
  • Missing 9-year-old twin girls located

    Missing 9-year-old twin girls located
    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...
  • Ex-Chicagoan suspected of being Auschwitz guard arrested in Germany

    Ex-Chicagoan suspected of being Auschwitz guard arrested in Germany
    A suspected Auschwitz concentration camp guard and former Chicago resident was arrested Monday in Germany, according to a Nazi-hunting group. Prosecutors in Stuttgart did not name the 93-year-old man, but said he was arrested on "strong suspicion" of...
  • New City, Woodlawn each see 2 homicides in 1 day

    New City and Woodlawn each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Saturday in Woodlawn, a man was shot to death in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue and a 28-year-old woman was fatally shot in the...
  • Greater Grand Crossing, Lower West Side see 2 homicides

    Greater Grand Crossing and the Lower West Side each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Greater Grand Crossing, a 30-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7000 block of South Perry...
  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city

    1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings across city
    One man died and eight others were wounded in separate shooting attacks across the city Friday night and Saturday morning, police said. A 26-year-old man was shot on the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue in the University Village / Little Italy...
  • Boy, 15, shot in Ashburn neighborhood

    Boy, 15, shot in Ashburn neighborhood
    A 15-year-old boy was wounded Wednesday night in a shooting on the Southwest Side, Chicago police said this morning. A gunman opened fire on the teen in the 3300 block of West 83rd Street in the Ashburn neighborhood just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, police...
  • Austin logs 3 homicides in 2 days

    Austin saw three homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Tuesday, two men, ages 22 and 25, were shot to death in the 1200 block of North Mason Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 35-year-old man was...