| May 22, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Lawyers for three out-of-state men accused of plotting to firebomb police stations and other political targets during the NATO summit in Chicago complained Tuesday that their clients have been held in solitary confinement in Cook County Jail, calling...
| Dec 2, 2012
Half a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs.
On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
They've not shared a bit of information with us....Thomas Anthony Durkin, attorney for Jared Chase, one of the "NATO 3," referring to the dearth of information from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office about the charges against the men. It......
| Oct 10, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Preston Morefield was about 26 years old and a new lineman for ComEd when his supervisor suggested he climb a 65-foot high telephone pole covered with ice. Morefield wore spikes on his shoes and a body harness with straps for lifting himself, but there...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:31 PM
A man was fatally shot as he parked his car in his garage in the Bridgeport neighborhood this morning and at least six people were wounded in overnight shootings across Chicago, police said.
Bai Wei Wang, 55, of the 3000 block of South Haynes Court,...
| Oct 24, 2012
If you only find yourself in Bridgeport for a Sox game, beers at Maria's Community Bar or the occasional meatball sub at Ricobene's, it's time to return. Three new restaurants have opened in the past month alone, which boosts dining options in this mostly...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year.
Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Two women and a man were stabbed to death in separate incidents in the last week in Chicago, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood,...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:50 PM
A band of several dozen protesters marched up Halsted Street this evening from the South Side through Bridgeport, where some engaged in a shouting match with residents.
The marchers, some of whom covered their faces with hoods or bandanas, began their...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Officers wearing Chicago Police uniforms raided an apartment in Bridgeport late Wednesday and detained at least eight activists without justification, lawyers working on behalf of NATO protesters alleged today.
Police refused to provide any details about...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Despite much hand-wringing for city officials, the first rally of the NATO weekend -- and two impromptu marches it inspired -- went off without any major incidents Friday.
The two groups of protesters that had been marching through the Loop converged...
| May 20, 2012
Police surrounded the three men — now known as the NATO 3 — outside a Bridgeport drugstore last week and peppered them with questions as officers searched their car.
The two sides traded barbs about the Occupy movement and the 1968 Democratic...