| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was a long night at the Sands, stretching until about 9:40 by the time it was over, but I am sure it was a memorable night for the high school players, coaches, parents and other adults who were among the 610 there last night for the Via All-Star...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Saturday night, my wife and I went with the Steinbergs to see local author Jack Zimmerman read from a new collection of stories at the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview. Jack's a true local treasure, a wonderful storyteller and compelling......
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Someone fired a gun 17 times toward a man and hit him once in the Bronzeville neighborhood overnight, according to authorities.
The 21-year-old man was a passenger in a car 47th Street about 12:30 a.m. when someone in another car on Dr. Martin Luther...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Cop impersonator Vincent Richardson was ordered on electronic monitoring today after he was busted yet again for allegedly pretending to be a Chicago police officer.
Richardson, who made national headlines when he was able to pass himself off as a...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Students with disabilities who play organized sports outside of school will be able to skip gym class under a new state law.
Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill Sunday expanding the physical education class waiver in a ceremony at a sports center in Chicago'...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Chicago police have issued an alert after a man tried to drag a woman into his car in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
The 33-year-old woman was walking near Elston Avenue and Pulaski Road around 6 p.m. Monday when the man started following her and...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:18 AM
Four people were seriously injured when an SUV flipped over early this morning on Lake Shore Drive on the North Side, authorities said.
The four were traveling in the SUV when it flipped over near Irving Park Road shortly before 2:30 a.m., officials...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 9:27 AM
The CTA announced its rail and bus service changes for Sunday's Pride Parade, which begins at noon and winds between Montrose Avenue and Broadway and Diversey Avenue and Sheridan Road.
In addition to changes because of the parade, some Loop trains...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:58 PM
A 20-year-old man has been accused of grabbing and fondling a woman with his pants down in a Northwest
Brandon Lott, of the 4000 block of North Kilbourn Avenue, was ordered held today on $150,000 bail for a Monday attack on a 49-year-old...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:09 PM
A 50-year-old man died early this morning following a crash on the Tri-State Tollway near the O’Hare Oasis late Thursday night in Schiller Park.
Andrew Lam, of an unknown address, was pronounced dead at 4:06 a.m. Friday at Advocate Illinois...
| May 23, 2013
| 3:56 AM
CTA buses were involved in two crashes overnight, one in the South East Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side and the other in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
Five people were injured but none seriously, authorities said....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:51 PM
No final designs have been unveiled, but some already are raising concerns about potential options for express bus service along Ashland and Western avenues.
The CTA is evaluating four designs that could remove car traveling lanes, parking lanes, center...