| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Thousands of dollars worth of jewelry were stolen from a Northwest Side Sears store early this morning after thieves broke in and cleaned out several cases, police said.
At about 3:17 a.m., Chicago police responded to a burglary alarm at the Sears...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Ms. Pac-Man suffers an untimely death at the hands of a blue-clad ghost, but A.J. Matthews doesn’t seem too upset by his failure to navigate the pellet-filled maze without smacking into a homicidal spectre. Instead, Matthews turns around and admires...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:31 AM
The Chicago Transit Board meets once a month to decide various CTA issues relating to the budget and infrastructure—yet some of the board members don't even ride the CTA that often.
Longtime board member Alejandro Silva rode the CTA zero times last...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 6:51 PM
An elderly woman died Wednesday after she was burned during an accidental fire at her home nearly a week ago in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Suzanne Okoniewski, 80, of the 3800 block of North Troy Street, was pronounced dead at 2:...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 8:47 PM
A West Side man is behind bars after trying to steal a Range Rover with a Wisconsin woman and her two small daughters inside while her husband was buying a bottle of wine for Thanksgiving dinner in the Lakeview neighborhood Thursday, police said....
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:03 PM
Authorities were searching for a man who robbed a bank in the Irving Park neighborhood this evening.
The man entered a Chase Bank branch, 2959 W. Irving Park Road, about 6:45 p.m., showed a weapon and demanded money, said FBI Special Ageant Sean...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 3:21 PM
An Illinois Department of Transportation official who has represented the agency at events about safe driving remains on the job following his arrest last month for allegedly driving drunk.
Carmen W. Iacullo, 58, was arrested Nov. 20 in west suburban...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:32 AM
A person waiting for a bus was struck and seriously injured this morning by a car that then crashed through the windows of a flower shop in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The crash occurred at about 7:15 a.m. at Kimball Avenue and...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:56 AM
A Highland, Ind. man was charged with driving under the influence of drugs and other charges after he blew through a traffic light on Monday and critically injured an 83-year-old man waiting for the bus before driving into an Albany Park flower shop,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:40 PM
West Garfield Park this week saw two homicides in 13 hours, police said.
At 11 a.m. Tuesday, a 34-year-old man was shot to death in the 4200 block of West Wilcox Street, officials said. Thirteen hours earlier, an 18-year-old man was fatally shot in the...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Change was a hot topic of the CTA this year—and not just because a new debit-credit fare system could reduce coin transactions in the next few years.
Other changes announced this year: Longtime politico Forrest Claypool was named CTA president...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 2:44 PM
We like to complain about heat and humidity around here. But today was one of those days where you don't even try to complain, you just walk outside and get KNOCKED. OUT.
It's hot outside. Near 100 degrees, topping it in some areas. The heat index soared...