| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:23 AM
Some of the evidence at the scene of a weekend fire that destroyed an Oak Park gay bar suggests it may have been a hate crime, but Oak Park arson detectives are not confirming that. They are only saying the fire at the Velvet Rope Ultra Lounge was...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:22 AM
Where will Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert and the celebrities on hand for their highly anticipated concert Saturday at Wrigley Field hang out once the show ends?
Even a few years ago, they only would have had a few country music-friendly options...
| Jun 8, 2012
Chicago is known for many things. But being the perfect place for stargazing isn't one of the Windy City's traits. If Audrey Fischer has her way, though, it will be.
She wants to be able to look up into the sky — even in the Loop — and see...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Police quickly arrested a robbery suspect in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood based on the victim’s description of the man, who appeared in court Sunday dressed as a woman.
Jamell Armstrong, 19, is charged with robbery in the attack about 6 a....
| Jun 15, 2012
When you move to Boystown, you earn a badge. A badge of being awesome. Everyone in Chicago knows people who live in our ’hood know how to party. It’s kind of what we do. It’s easy when you live here though: There are awesome...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 10:05 AM
A West Side man is accused of punching out the window of a Chicago Fire Department ambulance and threatening to shoot two paramedics treating a robbery victim early this morning in the Lakeview neighborhood, police said.
The 25-year-old, whose identity...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Ms. Pac-Man suffers an untimely death at the hands of a blue-clad ghost, but A.J. Matthews doesn’t seem too upset by his failure to navigate the pellet-filled maze without smacking into a homicidal spectre. Instead, Matthews turns around and admires...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:18 AM
An answer to a long-standing mystery finally was forthcoming today: What would the organization known as Chicago Muse do with the remaining proceeds from the sale of the Theatre Building Chicago, located at 1225 W. Belmont Ave., to Lukaba Productions?...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 8:07 PM
Chicago Fire Department investigators believe a gas grill on a rear porch was responsible for igniting several porches in a Lakeview neigborhood apartment building, officials said.
The fire was reported at a three-flat building on the 3300 block of North...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Four men were being questioned tonight in connection with a mob attack of a crowd of people in Lakeview early this morning that left one man with a broken jaw and was videotaped by someone who was with the attackers, authorities said.
| Jan 16, 2012
| 10:20 AM
From Noon until Midnight, the Chicago Tattooing and Piercing Company at 1017 W. Belmont gave away the body art to mark the occasion, and celebrate the life of the influential sailor who learned the trade in Chicago.
By 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dale Grande...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:38 PM
McKinley Park saw a double homicide Saturday, police said.
Two men, ages 17 and 20, were killed in an auto crash when one vehicle rammed another vehicle near the intersection of Western and Archer Avenues, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner&...