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  • Boy, 17, dies after Little Village shooting

    Boy, 17, dies after Little Village shooting
    A 17-year-old boy died Friday after being shot a day earlier in the Southwest Side's Little Village neighborhood, authorities said. Javier Gonzalez, of the 3100 block of South Komensky Avenue, was declared dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 1:30 p.m., a...
  • Cubs coach scores home in Evanston

    Cubs coach scores home in Evanston
    New Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde has paid $625,000 for a four-bedroom, 4,500-square-foot house in Evanston. Hyde, 40, spent this past season in the Cubs' front office, as director of player development. He was named bench coach Nov. 22 and will...
  • 500 passengers spend night on stranded Amtrak trains

    500 passengers spend night on stranded Amtrak trains
    More than 500 passengers spent the night aboard three Amtrak trains stranded 80 miles west of Chicago by ice and snow that had drifted over the tracks, officials said. The trains -- the Southwest Chief from Los Angeles, the Illinois Zephyr from Quincy...
  • Woman found stabbed to death in Little Village

    Woman found stabbed to death in Little Village
    A woman was found stabbed to death this morning at a home in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, police said. Officers responded to a call of an unresponsive woman at a house on the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue around 10 a.m.,...
  • Charges filed in Little Village stabbing death

    Charges filed in Little Village stabbing death
    A 19-year-old man has been charged in the stabbing death of a woman Wednesday in the Little Village neighborhood, police said. Aaron Mejia, 19, of the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue on the Southwest Side, was charged with murder, according to...
  • Man, 50, is 2nd cold death in Cook County

    Man, 50, is 2nd cold death in Cook County
    A 50-year-old man who died on Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood is the second person to succumb to cold temperatures in Cook County this season, officials said today. Daniel Badillo, whose home address was not available, was found Saturday on...
  • Police: Man tries to kidnap 14-year-old in Little Village

    Police: Man tries to kidnap 14-year-old in Little Village
    Someone tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood Tuesday night.  The girl was walking toward a store in the 3500 block of West Cermak Road about 5:30 p.m. when someone tried to talk to her.  When she tried to walk away the...
  • From the paper: Suburban lifestyles, wholesome communities

    Suburbs in the city Any intelligent plan for retaining the young college graduates who flock to the neighborhoods near downtown must factor in who these people are and where they were raised. Author Edward McClelland, quoted in the Tribune's Nov. 10...
  • Boy, 16, dies day after Little Village shooting

    Boy, 16, dies day after Little Village shooting
    A 16-year-old boy shot in the Little Village neighborhood this week died late Wednesday, officials said. Christopher Ramirez was shot in the 2600 block of South Trumbull Avenue, about two blocks north of his home, around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said...
  • Q&A: 'Some Velvet Morning' star Alice Eve

    Q&A: 'Some Velvet Morning' star Alice Eve
    Asked whether or not she likes “Pretty Woman,” Alice Eve answers with an enthusiastic, “Of course!” The English actress defends the “classic film of my childhood” as a fairy tale and quotes in a New York accent, “...
  • Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012

    Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012
    After a disastrous 2012 that saw Chicago garner national attention for its violence, homicides and shootings declined by double digits in 2013, the best numbers in half a century, according to the police department. On Thursday, in the waning days of...
  • Perspective: How to prepare Chicago students for real jobs

    Perspective: How to prepare Chicago students for real jobs
    When faced with daunting social and economic challenges, those of us in and around public policy have a duty to respond using the best assets at our disposal. Last Sunday, the Tribune used its best assets — powerful rhetoric, passionate commitment...