| Feb 2, 2011
| 6:49 PM
A pedestrian was killed this afternoon when he was struck by city-owned truck in the Bridgeport neighborhood, Chicago police said.
The unidentified man, believed to be 44, was struck as the truck was driving in reverse just after 3 p.m. in the 2800 block...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 7:50 PM
Money matters in politics, but in the race for Chicago mayor, another valued commodity is the ability to claim a connection to working-class neighborhoods of bungalows and grit -- true or otherwise.
And so Miguel del Valle, the current Chicago city...
| Mar 4, 2011
It wasn't too long ago that buyers looked at a new home and pondered whether they would flip it in two, maybe three, years. Today, the questions are different.
If we have kids, can we use that home office as a baby's room? Can the family room be turned...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:05 AM
Officials have identified an 86-year-old woman killed Wednesday night after a cooking fire spread through her Bridgeport neighborhood home.
Dead was Ann Radecki, of the 300 block of South Gratten Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner&...
| 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 30, 2011
There has never been and may never be a Chicago first lady of greater impact, influence and inspiration than Maggie Daley.
Even though she is among the most private of public people, she has put her stamp on the city by creating after-school programs for...
| May 3, 2011
| 11:57 AM
Chinese American Service League
22nd Annual Chinese American Service League Benefit Dinner
Wednesday, May 11
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chinese American Service League
2141 S. Tan Court
| May 10, 2011
| 8:31 PM
Rahm Emanuel's inaugural celebration will be as much about setting a tone for how he wants Chicagoans to perceive his administration as about commemorating his ascendancy to mayor.
The planning team is going for festive, but not too festive. After all,...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
A 40-year-old man missing since April 21 has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old, Chicago police said today in an alert asking for the public's help in finding him.
Christopher Hannus has been known to hang around the Bridgeport and Canaryville...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:32 PM
The Nelson Algren Short Story Prize 2011 goes to Billy Lombardo, for his beautifully written story, “Clover."
Here's an interview with him after the award.
Lombardo, a teacher at the Latin School of Chicago, is a resident of Forest Park, and...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Chicago police today issued a community alert warning residents of the South Side's Bridgeport neighborhood of an attempted abduction last week outside an elementary school.
The incident happened June 24 at about 12:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of South...