| Dec 9, 2011
| 11:54 AM
A Northwest Side man was charged early this morning with heaving chunks of concrete at a large plate glass window at the 16th District police station in Jefferson Park Thursday night.
Three officers were injured when they tried to arrest the 38-year-old...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:41 AM
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas transit. Shopping bags are filling train seats, and buses are crawling along high-traffic shopping corridors. To keep you in good cheer, Going Public has devised a December transit road map so you can have happy...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Two men using a gas powered "power washer" were found unconscious in a basement and taken to a hospital after they were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes late this morning on the Northwest Side, authorities said.
The level of fumes was measured at 1,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:39 AM
A handful of members from the United Taxidrivers Community Council declared victory during Monday morning's taxi strike, pointing to an empty side street near a Streeterville hotel they said would normally be packed with waiting taxis.
About 10 members...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 11:40 AM
At least six daytime burglaries in the Jefferson Park area since Dec. 1 have been tied to the same suspect, police said today in a community alert.
The suspect usually enters a large condominium complex and once inside breaks into individual units with a...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The end is here.
Every week since April 2009, I took a different CTA bus in an attempt to ride every route from end to end. The project ended Thursday after 139 routes.
After more than 2 1/2 years of riding buses, I have picked up some wisdom (and a...
| Jan 3, 2012
HOURS CHANGES AT CHICAGO POST OFFICES, STARTING JANUARY 17TH
AMC O'Hare 11600 Irving Park Rd. MONDAY-FRIDAY 4 pm - 7 pm SATURDAY Closed
Aon Center 200 E. Randolph St. MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:30 am - 5 pm SATURDAY Closed
Auburn Park 8345 S. Ashland Ave. MONDAY-...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:58 AM
It's one of the enduring tropes of Chicago theater: a group of young artists, inspired by the example of Steppenwolf, get together to put on shows and build a family based on aesthetic affinity (and let's face it — romantic...
| 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...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Police issued a community alert today warning of a series of strong-arm robberies on the Northwest Side in the city’s Jefferson Park neighborhood.
Police said a man approaches women on the sidewalk or in the alley and robs them of their purses,...