| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Ina Chadwick, whose MouseMuse Productions presents storytelling shows throughout Fairfield County, and who, as a storyteller herself, just took part in the inaugural episode of the new “Get to the Point!” storytelling series at New Haven&...
| 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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Reputed mobster Joseph Scalise and an associate were each sentenced today to 9 years in prison for plotting to rob an armored car and to break into the family home of a deceased Chicago Outfit boss.
Years ago Scalise pulled off one of the more...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The CTA took an “incremental step’’ today toward restoring bus service that was eliminated 15 years ago along 31st Street on the Southwest Side due to dwindling ridership.
But members of multiple Chicago communities where the population...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:10 PM
President Barack Obama arrived in Chicago this afternoon and is spending the night at home before a schedule of fundraising events set for Sunday.
Air Force One landed at O'Hare a little after 2:15 p.m. and by about 2:35 p.m. the president was being...
| Jun 14, 2012
Debra Guisinger and her husband, Jason, were newlyweds in the fall of 2009 when they visited a model home at Lexington Homes' Lexington Square development in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood.
As the couple strolled through the living room and kitchen,...
| Nov 18, 2011
Yvonne Wagoner has every reason to feel more tired than usual. With fall rapidly fading into winter, short days and long, dark nights are becoming the norm again, something she has noticed more since turning the clock back this month.
Add to that the...