| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Officials are trying to identity of a body that was pulled from the Chicago River in an industrial area near the Bridgeport neighborhood.
The body of the male was found floating in the river around at 3:55 p.m. in the 2500 block of South Corbett Street,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:27 AM
A firefighter was taken to a local hospital from the scene of a fire in the Bridgeport neighborhood, fire officials said.
The firefighter started feeling ill at the fire, which broke out early this morning in the 3200 block of South Aberdeen Street,...
| 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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 9:48 PM
A dog was pulled out of a three-story Bridgeport neighborhood building after it caught fire this afternoon.
Firefighters were called to the brick three-flat style building in the 800 block of West 33rd Street about 2:15 p.m., but no people were injured,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A reputed member of the anarchist “Black Bloc” pleaded guilty today to threatening to blow up a train overpass during the NATO summit and was sentenced to 4 years in prison by a Cook County judge.
Sebastian Senakiewicz, 24, was arrested in...
| May 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
A standoff between police and anti-war demonstrators near the NATO summit at McCormick Place left several protesters bloodied and led to dozens of arrests, as delegates gathered for the first of two days of meetings.
The confrontation, which flared up...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 6, 2012
Like many homeowners, John Kennedy bought his Chicago condo when home prices were high. But when he got married and wanted a bigger place, selling his condo seemed out of the question because he owed more on his home than it was worth.
The solution for...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:57 PM
British playwrights love writing about class. American scribes prefer to probe relationships.
So goes the truism and also, to some extent, the reality. Take, for example, David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning 2006 drama (and later a movie)...