| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:08 PM
North Siders, pack that app up.
Riders on the North Side may not have to rely on CTA tracking apps, thanks to new electronic signs that display bus arrival information.
Mayor Emanuel announced last week that the CTA plans to set up 400 electronic Bus...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:14 PM
An autopsy conducted today found that a 3-month-old girl died of multiple injuries due to child abuse.
The Cook County medical examiner's office ruled the death of Jayden Tufele, of the 5100 block of West Ainslie Avenue, a homicide.
| Oct 12, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Lakeview, Logan Square, and the Near North Side, three community areas that don’t typically log homicides, each recorded a homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Lakeview, a 29-year-old man was shot to...
| 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.
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 3:56 PM
A Schiller Park man has been charged with bashing another man on the head with a landscaping rock during a brawl that followed a car chase through the Northwest Side this month.
The victim required five staples to close the wound after the alleged...
| May 18, 2011
| 6:17 AM
A fire at a Polish restaurant in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side appears to have been set to cover up a burglary, police say.
The fire broke out around 11 p.m. Tuesday at Sami Swoi at 3550 N. Austin Ave., according to Fire...
| May 27, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Late on a Friday afternoon, the worst time of the week for a book signing, cartoonist Ivan Brunetti sat behind the counter at Chicago Comics in Lakeview and waited for fans. He waited and sighed. A line would form, fade away, form, fade. Some customers...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Free Wi-Fi will soon be available at 20 New York City parks, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday.
The Wi-Fi roll out is part of a new five-year initiative unveiled by Bloomberg and CEO of AT&T Randall Stephenson.
Wireless internet is already...
| 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...