| Oct 2, 2011
| 11:38 AM
A suburban man who has been arrested 65 times is accused of assaulting a family member and their 5-week-old and 16-month-old boys, officials said today.
Francisco Tirado, 27, of the 3700 block of Salem Walk in unincorporated Cook County near...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...