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  • Man charged in theft of car that had 18-month-old inside

    Man charged in theft of car that had 18-month-old inside
    A car that disappeared early Thursday with an 18-month-old girl inside was stolen by a man who lives near where the car was found hours later in Bensenville, police said today. Adan Ozuna, 34, of the 1000 block of Argyle Street in Bensenville, is...
  • Pizza review: Jet's Pizza

    Pizza review: Jet's Pizza
    Pizza review: Jet's Pizza 2811 N. Ashland Ave. 773-857-2080 Rating: !!! 1/2 (out of 4) In 1978, two brothers used their grandmother's recipe for Sicilian-style pizza, and Jet's Pizza was born in Sterling Heights, Mich. Decades later, it's amassed a cult...
  • 2012 Chicago homicides up 15% vs. 2011

    Gage Park, Grand Boulevard and North Lawndale each saw two homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Gage Park, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 5800 block of South Sacramento Avenue, police...
  • Bassist Matt Ulery's 'By a Little Light' breakthrough album is triumph of '12

    Bassist Matt Ulery's 'By a Little Light' breakthrough album is triumph of '12
    What a year this has been for Chicago bassist-composer Matt Ulery. His breakthrough album, "By a Little Light" (Greenleaf Music), has been turning up on best-of-year lists, including NPR's and the Chicago Tribune's. He has taken this hauntingly...
  • Cops: Woman returns home to find sex offender folding her laundry

    Cops: Woman returns home to find sex offender folding her laundry
    A 26-year-old woman came home on Christmas to find a man she’d never seen before folding her laundry in her Irving Park neighborhood apartment, police said. A judge set bail at $125,000 Wednesday for Paul Edge, who police said is of the 3900 block...
  • 'Battle of the Saxes' raises the curtain

    'Battle of the Saxes' raises the curtain
    For years, the "Battle of the Saxes" that played the Green Mill Jazz Club each New Year's Eve was less a contest than a lively exchange of ideas between Chicago tenor saxophone icon Von Freeman and former Chicago tenorist Edward Petersen. The...
  • Patient on way to hospital jumps out of ambulance, dies

    Patient on way to hospital jumps out of ambulance, dies
    A man being taken to a Far Northwest Side hospital died after he jumped out of the ambulance that was carrying him there, authorities said. Ramiro Reynoso, 20, appeared to be incoherent when someone saw him seated in a running vehicle parked near...
  • Kidnapping joke leads to wasted police investigation, arrest

    Kidnapping joke leads to wasted police investigation, arrest
    A west suburban man has been charged after sending friends a text message saying he had been kidnapped, leading up to an hours-long, multi-unit police investigation that ended early Saturday with the man saying it was all a joke. At a Sunday bond...
  • Whole new world for CTA riders?

    Whole new world for CTA riders?
    CTA riders had mixed reactions about their commute Monday, the first workday since the agency's service cuts and additions took effect. Steffany Amacher of Lakeview typically takes the No. 80-Irving Park bus, the Brown Line and the Red Line to the...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Two men were killed and at least 11 people were wounded -- one of them by police -- in shootings from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning across Chicago, police said. One of the...
  • Night Out in the Parks: Chicago announces summer activities

    Night Out in the Parks: Chicago announces summer activities
    Circus performers and Shakespearean actors helped Mayor Rahm Emanuel announce Tuesday that the city is doubling the number of performances and cultural events at its parks this summer.  Amid lush greenery and newly bloomed flowers at Garfield Park...
  • A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week

    A newbie's guide to Chicago Craft Beer Week
    How much does Chicago love its beer? Our craft beer week is 11 days long, if that's any indication. The fourth annual Chicago Craft Beer Week (May 16-26) is busier than past years, with 21 new breweries joining the lineup of tastings, tap takeovers and $4...