| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Divers recovered a body in the Chicago River this afternoon on the Near West Side.Paramedics and divers responded at 1:20 p.m. to the river off Roosevelt Road and Lumber Street, according to Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford.
The victim was...
| Nov 30, 2011
A visitor would expect to see the latest weapons in the battle against heart disease or cancer at the new Rush University Medical Center.
But the hospital — which will give the public a sneak preview Dec. 10 — is also stocked with an...
| Dec 2, 2011
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| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Somewhere in the Christmas box of many families, especially Christian families, lies "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey," a sumptuously illustrated children's book about a woodcarver who, bereft after the loss of his wife and son, turns into such a...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:09 AM
Three properties in Chicago were listed in the National Register of Historic Places on November 22 by the National Park Service. Their inclusion in this prestigious national list was announced Wednesday by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, which...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 12:25 PM
When first lady Michelle Obama comes home to Chicago next Tuesday, a group photo with her at a campaign fundraiser won’t come cheap.
The asking price for a ticket to a "family photo reception" is $10,000, according to an invitation to the event....
| Oct 22, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Four people, including two University of Illinois at Chicago police officers, were injured in a three-vehicle accident on the Near West Side this evening, police said.
The crash at Roosevelt Road and Ashland Avenue happened about 10:10 p.m., said Chicago...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:56 AM
A 51-year-old woman who uses oxygen tanks to breathe suffered face and inhalation burns this morning while she was smoking inside her Near West Side home.
The incident happened at about 3:20 a.m. in the 100 block of North Leavitt Street in the city's...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 8:24 AM
A bomb threat was called in this morning to a building on the campus of Mount Sinai Hospital on the Near West Side, forcing the evacuation of about 70 people, police said.
The threat was reported at about 9:30 a.m. near 15th Street and Fairfield Avenue,...
| Dec 18, 2007
| 9:09 AM
At a demonstration by workers, a bomb explodes among a group of police officers and shooting breaks out. Eight cops and at least 4 civilians are killed.
Considering the incendiary events of the previous day, the open-air protest meeting at the Haymarket,...
| Jan 28, 2008
Chicago aldermen wield near-absolute power over development in their wards, but most insist they get neighborhood input from community groups or handpicked advisory panels before approving or rejecting projects.
What they don't say is that those groups...
| Mar 19, 2009
| 2:05 PM