| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:09 AM
A 13-year-old boy and two others were wounded in shootings on the North and South sides Thursday.
The teen was shot in the 8200 block of South Drexel Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood around 8:25 p.m., police said. He was taken to Comer Children's...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A man was wounded when shots were fired from a black Mercedes SUV at a white Cadillac Escalade in the Jefferson Park neighborhood this morning, in what police are calling an apparent case of road rage.
The Escalade had pulled up to a home in the 4400...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A man was wounded when shots were fired from one car at another in the Jefferson Park neighborhood in what police are calling a case of road rage. The shooting occurred around 5:40 a.m....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 11:44 AM
A Los Angeles woman with Alzheimer's disease visiting a friend in the Logan Square neighborhood disappeared Saturday, police said.
Carmen "Chela" Garza, 74, has been visiting and staying with a friend near Armitage Avenue and Rockwell Street and...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 8:50 PM
With their patience growing increasingly thin, Chicago parents continue to grapple with child care issues and ways to keep their kids busy as the teachers strike enters its second week.
The work stoppage, which took place one week after most students...
| May 25, 2012
Your real estate agent wants to be your friend. Not your bowling or bridge partner, or a confidante to phone after a particularly tough day, but your social media buddy, a person who will keep you up-to-speed with newsy updates and insider information...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Mar 24, 2011
A foodie rite of passage here in Los Angeles is to walk the pupusa mile: that stretch of Beverly Boulevard where Koreatown's northeastern fringe pans to a scramble of auto services, a hostess club or two, and Central American restaurants and bakeries....
| 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...