| Nov 21, 2010
| 4:16 PM
As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour.
On another fall afternoon, three tour...
| Dec 15, 2010
Jeffrey Jewitt's red Nissan Altima slid through the side streets of Chicago's Northwest Side until he spotted his quarry: 11-year-old Crystal Landa walking home alone from St. Constance elementary school.
The tree-lined street was empty. Her pink...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 2:17 AM
Police have arrested a man on murder charges in connection to the body found stuffed in a suitcase on a Harlem street corner.
Officers arrested Hassan Malik, 55, of 307 Pleasant Avenue in Harlem on Monday and charged him with second-degree murder.
| Aug 10, 2010
| 8:10 PM
COSTA MESA — With only five days left till the end of the 2010 Orange County Fair, you might take time out to get to know that wandering four-man a cappella group that's been singing some of the classics like "The Way You Make Me Feel," "Stand By...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Chicago police have arrested a man from the Northwest Side's Belmont Heights neighborhood in connection with a string of car thefts in the area.
Lazaro Montanez, 22, of the 3900 block of North Olcott Avenue, was charged with four counts of possession of...
| Jan 16, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Four people were injured this afternoon in a traffic accident in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The crash, which occurred near Foster-Austin Park at the intersection of Berwyn and Austin avenues at about 4:09 p.m., spurred a...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Polonia Bookstore, America's largest Polish-American bookstore, according to its website, is in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. In 1986 Polonia relocated to its 10,000-square-foot space with the intention of being a cultural touchstone for the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 5:13 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles police have shot and killed a man who allegedly threatened them with a knife in the Jefferson Park area.
The shooting occurred just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Chico and West 28th streets.
LAPD officials say...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Jonathan Berry, one of the Chicago theater's most promising young directors, has scored a Gotham gig.
Berry, whose superb production of “Festen” finally closes this weekend at the Steep Theatre, will direct Andrew Hinderaker's “Suicide,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:43 PM
On Tuesday morning, Giovanny Delia, 17, was looking forward to a trip to the Wisconsin Dells with family and friends. Two cars were meeting at his father’s home, from where the group would head north.
When the second car didn’t show up for...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 1:55 AM
The driver of a Mustang that crashed into a carload of children headed for the Wisconsin Dells, killing a mother and her teenage son and seriously injuring three other children, has been criminally charged with driving under the influence.
| Aug 11, 2011
| 12:33 PM
A 35-year-old man was speeding and had marijuana in his system when his sports car crashed into a carload of people on the Northwest Side earlier this week, killing a mother and her teenage son and seriously injuring three children, prosecutors said today...