| Mar 17, 2011
| 1:37 AM
Back when I lived in Chicago's West Lakeview neighborhood, practically in the shadow of the Gothic steeple of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church at 1429 W. Wellington Ave., it was easy to spot the disconnect between the ever-more-lavish private homes going...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 1:31 PM
Firefighters were on the scene of a fire in a building at the corner of Irving Park Road and Campbell Avenue in the North Side's Horner Park neighborhood, officials said.
Flames could be seen coming from the roof of the multi-story commercial building,...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 12:11 PM
6 Corners Sports Bar
$1 tacos; 1950 W. North Ave. 773-235-5700.
$4 wings; 440 N. Aberdeen St. 312-929-3845.
Beckett's Public House
$5.95 fish and chips; 3210 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-880-9620.
$2 angus burgers; 3551 N. Sheffield...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Four days after the owner of a Schiller Park tavern was found beaten to death inside his burned-out business, authorities have found a second body there, officials said.
A spokesman with the Cook County medical examiner's office couldn't say Monday night...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Lil Rel may be back in town after taping the pilot for a new “In Living Color” TV series and his big club gigs around the country, but when asked where his fellow Chicagoans can see his next live local performance, he pauses.
| May 19, 2012
| 4:15 PM
A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night while he and a friend were riding their bikes in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to the victim's older sister.
Alejandro Jaime was riding his bike with an 11-year-year-old friend when a car...
| May 20, 2012
| 1:37 PM
NATO Saturday began with police clearing commuter trains on the South Side and protesters walking through Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s North Side neighborhood. By early afternoon, a judge had set bond at $1.5 million bond for three protesters charged with a...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:00 PM
The FBI is searching for a man who robbed a TCF Bank branch this morning in suburban Schiller Park and who is believed to be behind two other bank robberies.
About 10:22 a.m., a man approached a teller at a TCF Bank located at 6430 W. Irving Park Rd....
| May 31, 2012
| 4:27 PM
An off-duty Chicago Police lieutenant in the drive-through lane of a Northwest Side bank called 911 when he saw it being robbed by a man also suspected in four previous robberies and an attempted robbery, authorities said today.
Charlie Montalvo, 36,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 10:46 AM
A Chicago man has been charged with driving the getaway car in a bank robbery last week after admitting to his role in that robbery and two others allegedly carried out by a Hillside man.
Angel Melendez, 32, is being held in federal custody in connection...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 5:52 PM
A group of two or three suspects is wanted in a series of recent robberies usually targeting cell phone stores on the Northwest Side, often hitting two locations within minutes, police said today.
The seven robberies, one of which took place at a Game...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:44 PM
Three men have been charged in a series of cell phone store robberies in recent weeks on the Northwest and West sides after a police sergeant and several officers cornered the men in their getaway car, authorities said.
Antwan Palmer, 25, Carnell...