| Feb 12, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 24-year-old Glenview man was arrested on the 600 block of Garden Court on Feb. 6 and charged with driving with a suspended license and possession of drug paraphernalia.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Jerry, an American bulldog mix, arrived at Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society on Wednesday about the same time aldermen adopted a measure that will tilt the options for pet buyers in the city toward homeless animals like him.
Beginning next March, Chicago...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Part of an occasional series. If you'd like to participate, the instructions are here. Commenter ID: johnnyruss Real name: John Russell Gender: Male Age: 48, though moving like a 70 year old after an ATV accident at end of June......
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Willie Louis, a witness to the murder of Emmett Till who testified in court in the case that opened the nation's eyes to the dangerous discrimination facing African Americans in the 1950s, died of intestinal bleeding July 18 at a hospital in a Chicago...
| May 6, 2013
When Chris Marciano was 4 years old, he would have a blistering tantrum whenever music came on the radio. By the second grade, his teacher described him as "not with us." At age 11, he was kicked out of school.
"The pediatrician said he was just...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:36 PM
An off-duty Chicago firefighter was shot by police this afternoon after he jumped out of a car and appeared to point a weapon at officers in a store parking lot in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood, authorities said.
The firefighter was in a shooting...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Three teenagers have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 4-year-old girl as she rode her scooter near her grandmother's home early this week, authorities said.
Laquan Waters, 18, Tyrese Pearson, 17, and Roosevelt Stevens, 15, have...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
A head-on crash killed the drivers of two cars early this morning in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood on the Far Southwest Side, authorities said.
The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m. in the 3400 block of West 115th Street, Chicago Police Department...
| May 16, 2013
Like most people who go into journalism, I have an insatiable curiosity about our world. The desire to learn how things work is especially satisfying when it comes to health and science reporting.
What a responsibility it is to have some of the nation&...
| Apr 12, 2013
Historical societies perform a balancing act between preserving a community's past while connecting the threads to the current social fabric. This is the second in our two-part series on historical societies in Chicago and the suburbs.
| Aug 30, 2011
David "Honeyboy" Edwards, the son of a sharecropper, the grandson of a slave and — for an extraordinary 80-plus years — the voice of the Delta blues, died Monday at his home in Chicago, said his longtime manager, Michael Frank. He was 96 and...