| Jan 18, 2012
Police were questioning seven teens about the beating and robbery of a 17-year-old high school senior in a Bridgeport alley that was captured on video and posted on the Internet.
In a brief statement, police said the attack did not appear to be...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Firefighters were on the scene of an extra-alarm fire that broke out this morning at a four-story warehouse in the Bridgeport neighborhood.
The fire broke out shortly after 8 a.m. in a warehouse near 37th Street and Jasper Place, according to Chicago...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Men and women are different. It's a biological fact. But they're different psychologically too. You know, that whole one being from Mars, the other from Venus thing? The Rob Becker play Defending the Caveman plays on this universal theme to get the...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 8:53 AM
Chicago police issued a missing persons alert this morning for a 24-year-old woman from the South Side who has not been seen since July 22.
Angelica Martinez was last seen around the 2800 block of Keeley Street in the Bridgeport neighborhood, wearing a...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 5:56 PM
During the NATO summit, the U.S. Coast Guard plans to periodically shut down boat travel on the Chicago River downtown, including the lock accessing Lake Michigan, as well as a large area of the shoreline and water near McCormick Place.
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:06 PM
It's on top of so many "Best Chili in Chicago" lists, but after 82 years of business, Bridgeport's Ramova Grill will be closing its doors on April 14th.
I first visited the restaurant while hosting "metromix on CLTV," where it made our "Best Chili" list....
| Mar 13, 2012
UPDATE: Ramova Grill is closing for good on 4/14/12. Happy trails, Tony and staff!!!
(Orginal post from 9/27/11)
Often, while out and about covering stories in Chicago, I meet fascinating people and see interesting places that I don't get to...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Police are searching for a robbery suspect after officers gunned down his companion as the two held up a convenience store in the Bridgeport neighborhood early this morning.
Police surrounded the JJ Peppers Food Store at 3101 S. Union Ave. for more...
| May 15, 2011
| 1:02 PM
A name synonymous with Chicago. A lifetime of public service. After more than 2 decades as mayor and nearly 40 years in elected office, Richard M. Daley is retiring from public life. WGN-TV presents "Make No Little Plans: Richard M. Daley" a 30-minute...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A man was charged and two Chicago police officers hospitalized after a car and foot chase late Saturday that started with the man firing shots in the Bridgeport neighborhood and ended when his car got a flat on the Far South Side.
| Oct 23, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Chicago police are investigating the stabbing death of a man whose body was found on a Bridgeport street this morning.
The incident happened about 6:15 a.m. in the 3400 block of South Morgan Street, said Chicago Police Officer John Mirabelli.
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:29 AM
Chicago police say a dispute early Sunday in a Bridgeport street ended when one man stabbed another, killing him.
Ricardo Vasquez, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder and is set to appear in court today.
Police believe that Vasquez was arguing...