| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:30 AM
For most of the last 20 years, it’s been my job to leave Los Angeles and bring home tips on travel elsewhere. But let’s face it: Elsewhere can get expensive. And there’s a lot of elsewhere here already.
So a year ago, I turned my...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 9:51 AM
HERMOSA BEACH (KTLA) -- More than a dozen homes on the Strand in Hermosa Beach were evacuated Sunday as police investigate a suspicious device, officials said.
Hermosa Beach Police were notified of a suspicious object on the sand Sunday afternoon and...
| Jan 22, 2012
Hugging the sand south of Hermosa Beach Pier, this three-story contemporary evokes a glass-clad lifeguard tower angled toward the water. The main living areas, the master bedroom and the office with balcony take in the ocean views. The dining room opens...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Four people were slain and at least 13 others wounded in separate overnight shootings in the city, officials said.
The first of the four homicides was the shooting of a 53-year-old woman about 6:20 p.m. on the 5800 block of West Thomas Street in the...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:42 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer shot and wounded a man who came at him after the officer stopped for what he thought was a traffic accident late Tuesday, officials said today.
The officer was riding in an unmarked police car at about 10:30 p.m....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:16 AM
A person was in custody this morning in the fatal shooting of a 33-year-old Aurora man on the Northwest Side Thursday evening.
Robert Solomon, 33, of the 400 block of Forest Avenue in Aurora, was shot in the chest and killed on the 4300 block of West...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 9:17 AM
A Woodridge man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an Aurora man Thursday on Chicago's Northwest Side, police said.
Miguel Vazquez, 26, of the 7900 block of Everglade Avenue, is facing first degree murder charges in the killing of...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:43 PM
A Chicago man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for a Valentine's Day 2009 attack on his ex-girlfriend and her daughter in their Hermosa neighborhood apartment, prosecutors said.
Derrick Williams, 49, pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced to...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:15 PM
One of two teens reported missing recently was found and reported in good health, officials said.
Chicago police detectives were asking for the public’s help finding two teenage girls who disappeared recently, one from the Northwest Side, the other...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 6:33 PM
If you read the contents of this space last week, you’ll remember my students and I were heading to the Rocky Mountains to learn about history, Indian mythology, themselves, and how to survive on the land.
Our mission was to live off the land in...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 11:47 PM
A 26-year-old schizophrenic man walked away from his home on the 4300 block of West Shakespeare Avenue in the Hermosa neighborhood on Tuesday and hasn’t been seen since, according to police.
Daniel Guttierez was last seen wearing an Old Navy...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:04 AM
A 26-year-old schizophrenic man walked away from his home on the 4300 block of West Shakespeare Avenue on Tuesday and hasn’t been seen since, according to police.
Daniel Guttierez was last seen wearing a grey Old Navy hoodie, black sweat pants,...