| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Two banks were robbed this morning and authorities have one of the suspects in custody already, Chicago police and the FBI said.
Charges are pending against one man arrested this afternoon in connection with the robbery of a Lake View bank, said Chicago...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Georgious Restaurant, a family eatery that specialized in American and Grecian food since 1965, closed at 5900 W. 79th St. in Burbank without notice at the end of May.
The restaurant had been fighting foreclosure proceedings for more than a year. A...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Another bank has been hit by a man dubbed the “Two-Timer Bandit,’’ wanted in a string of heists on the West Side, according to the FBI.
The man robbed the Charter One Bank branch at 6700 W. North Ave. around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, the...
| Apr 12, 2014
Writing letters since: 2002
Life story in 100 words or fewer: Born in England; came to America when 2 years old; grew up in Garfield Ridge neighborhood with parents and older sister. Graduated Lourdes High School, which closed in 2002. "I...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A Chicago man was arrested Wednesday morning after being accused of stealing men's razors from a Garfield Ridge Walgreens using a pair of scissors as a weapon.
Aldaberto Morales, 43, of the 2400 block of West 35th Street, was arrested just after 10 a.m....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Chicago police on Sunday said they expect a judge to dismiss a case against two men whom officers arrested last week but later learned were community activists canvassing door to door.
Felipe Hernandez, 20, and Kevin Tapia, 19, were arrested Tuesday...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:24 PM
A Cook County sheriff's office correctional officer apparently shot to death his wife, a Chicago police officer, inside their Southwest Side home Sunday morning before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
Javier Acevedo and his wife, Veronica...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:51 PM
On the surface, Richard Hyerczyk doesn’t seem like the kind of guy who’d threaten to kill cops and burn the mayor’s house down.
A draftsman for a suburban machinery company, Hyerczyk is also an avid naturalist with a master’s...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A 69-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and robbed as she exited an Orange Line CTA train and was getting into her vehicle on Friday, police said.
The incident spurred a community alert by Chicago police officials who are warning people in the area...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Sarah Elizabeth Ippel's eyes lit up as she peered into the chicken coop at the edge of her school's playground.
"There are a few in there," Ippel, 31, said, pointing to several eggs recently laid by the three resident chickens. "Whoever finds them first...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:39 PM
An autopsy today found that an off-duty Chicago police sergeant who crashed his motorcycle died from multiple injuries.
The death of Jean-Pierre Borja, 44, from the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, has been ruled an accident, according to the Cook County...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:36 AM
A TCF bank branch was robbed this morning in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood, police said.
The robbery happened at 9:50 a.m. inside a Jewel store at 6107 South Archer Rd., according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli.