| 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...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:27 AM
After beating and strangling a 73-year-old woman to death in a Wagner Houses apartment three weeks ago, Gregory Velez was videotaped lugging a flat screen television out of the victim's East Harlem building. This image, captured by security cameras,...
| Dec 5, 2011
If anyone embodies the Domino's corporate cheer, all about selling more pizza and having more fun, it would seem to be Ramon De Leon, a prominent but unsanctioned ambassador for the company.
Having started 25 years ago as a delivery driver, De Leon now...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2009
April Maher pushes a shopping cart through the crowded aisles at Jerry's Fruit and Garden Center on Milwaukee Avenue. Maher, who lives in neighboring Park Ridge, places two cartons of strawberries in her cart and says she likes to shop in Niles. "Even...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 9:33 PM
Young Lee, a 62-year-old Asian man, was beaten to death Monday, Nov. 9, in the 3300 block of Jefferson Boulevard in Jefferson Park, authorities said. Los Angeles Police Det. Robert Lait said Lee, an employee of a liquor store on......
| Dec 18, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Alvaro Mora, a 34-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Thursday, Dec. 10, in the 3400 block of South 3rd Avenue in Jefferson Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials. Mora was walking down the sidewalk when someone drove by......
| May 8, 2009
| 10:41 PM
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