| Apr 18, 2013
Though Sunday brunch is a year-round option, warm and sunny weather is what brings out the crowds. I can attest to that, having spent most of the last 10 fairly miserable (weatherwise) weekends hitting one brunch after another; I don't think I found a...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The North Side saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Irving Park, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 4200 block of West Irving Park Road, police said.
One day earlier, a 5-month-old...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Eight people were shot Thursday afternoon and Friday morning from the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side to the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side, police said.
A man, 34, was dropped off at Our Lady of the Resurrection...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Ashland Avenue will get a dedicated center bus lane in each direction for express bus service between 95th Street and Irving Park Road, the CTA and Mayor Rahm Emanuel will announce today.
This is the first step in bringing bus rapid transit, service...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:47 AM
A 37-year-old man was shot to death in the South Austin neighborhood Friday night, police said, and another man was killed Saturday morning in the Irving Park neighborhood.
The man killed in Austin was shot near Menard Avenue and Thomas Street about 7:...
| 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....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The CTA and Mayor Emanuel's office announced a detailed proposal last week to create express bus service on Ashland Avenue, but don't expect residents, riders or business owners to sign on too quickly.
The project would dedicate one center travel lane...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Grand Boulevard and Irving Park in the last week recorded their second homicides of the month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Grand Boulevard, a 15-year-old boy was shot to death Monday in the 700 block of East 50th Street,...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Miguel Cancel planned to celebrate his daughter’s second birthday at Chuck E. Cheese’s on Sunday. The party was called off after the young father was shot and killed early Saturday in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
Cancel, 19, and two...
| Apr 16, 2013
"Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?"
Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring.
Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...