| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Here's what firefighter Gary Martin did on his vacation to Chicago: He chased down a purse-snatcher who robbed an elderly woman on North Michigan Avenue and pinned him to the ground.
"I grabbed him by the scruff of the neck,'' said Gary Martin, 47,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Q: In March, I had new front (rotors/pads) and rear (rotors/pads/calipers) brakes installed on my 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme. I am now experiencing a very loud groaning sound from the rear driver's side after the car has been sitting overnight.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:29 AM
A Michigan woman who lost her iPhone in a mugging on Michigan Avenue is getting a new one from the organizers of the Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon she was in town for.
"I started crying," said Tammy, the 51-year-old victim, who was back home Tuesday...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:00 AM
It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride.
Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:05 AM
For Chicago jazz lovers, the best part of summer starts Thursday.
That's when the ninth annual Made in Chicago: World Class Jazz series launches at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. For six consecutive Thursday evenings, some of Chicago's most...
| Jul 4, 2013
Longtime political strategist and NBC News political analyst David Axelrod, who has advised President Barack Obama in both of his successful presidential election campaigns, has listed his three-bedroom condominium unit in Lake Point Tower on Lake Shore...
| Jul 6, 2013
Q: I'm interested in getting my 2012 Sonata car windows tinted but am not sure on how to look for a reliable installer. I want a good quality tint, no fading or bubbles. Any advice or questions that I should be asking installers? — J.P., Chicago...
| Jun 28, 2013
With so much crime in the Chicago area, from murderous gangbangers to those thug mobs and everything in between, it's nice to know that law enforcement finally cracked down on Public Enemy No. 1:
He's John Taris, 75, retired tailor and notorious...
| Jul 23, 2013
Q: I looked my Scandinavian Rye Bread recipe recently and was shocked to find it missing. I started making it in the early 80's and expect that it might have run in the Tribune as early as the late 70's.
--Keira MacVicar, Vancouver, British...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Q: My wife and I own a 2003 Infiniti G35 coupe. The vehicle has 15,400 miles; driven regularly for short trips and well maintained at the Infiniti dealership. I am concerned about the timing belt that is necessary for the operation of the car. I recollect...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:34 PM
A 15-year-old Florida girl was punched when she tried to help a 51-year-old Michigan woman being robbed Friday night on the Mag Mile by eight juveniles, officials said.
Two 15-year-old girls, a 14-year-old girl, a 13-year-old girl, three 15-year-old...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Two visitors to Chicago received a rude welcome to the city Friday when one was robbed by a group of city teens and the other was punched while trying to help, officials said.
The two visitors – a 15-year-old Florida girl and a 51-year-old...