| May 2, 2012
| 3:34 PM
The man who graced Chicago with Hot Doug's super sausages is now asking customers for a little something in return: their memories.
Doug Sohn, owner of the self-proclaimed meat emporium in Irving Park, wants to permanently encase the meat memories of...
| 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.
| Apr 6, 2012
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| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:36 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for speed cameras near Chicago schools and parks passed in a City Council committee late Wednesday.
Emanuel offered a revised ordinance ahead of Wednesday's hearing, and the final vote was 7-3. Emanuel's new plan reduced fines...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Authorities are looking for a woman who threatened to kill a teller during a robbery at an Old Irving Park neighborhood bank on the Northwest Side.
The woman was wearing a brown shoulder-length wig with highlights, a khaki hat, and sunglasses when she...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
In the first half of this satire from writers Kirk Pynchon and Mike Beyer, you'll find one of the funniest skewerings of Hollywood vs. Chicago — specifically, Hollywood vs. our town's noble-but-unglamorous storefront theater...
| Oct 24, 2011
Jenny Kales spent the last few hours of a recent Halloween night scraping from her front stoop the peanut butter candies that trick-or-treaters had dropped in their dashes from door to door. She's not an obsessive cleaner, mind you, just a mother of a...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Homeless people seeking overnight help in finding shelter are on their own when it comes to transportation, after Chicago cut the 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. outreach crews that once hit the streets during those hours, a top city official said today.
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:21 AM
Men posing as undercover police officers have recently talked their way into two Northwest Side homes and were unsuccessful in a third try, prompting investigators to warn residents of three neighborhoods.
The unknown number of men have shown up at least...
| 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....