| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:40 PM
A 14-year-old boy is being interviewed tonight in connection with the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's home in the Oakland neighborhood on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, police said.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 2:36 PM
A 14-year-old boy has been charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's South Side home earlier this week, police said.
Charges were brought about 6:15 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:17 PM
As yet, nobody's succeeded in bring Bruce Springsteen back to Hampton Coliseum. (It's been a few decades since he last rocked there.) On the positive side, Springsteen will return to Charlottesville on Oct. 23, promoters have announced.
Tickets go on...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:16 AM
Beads of sweat dripped down Jitu Brown’s face as he addressed about 150 marchers who had gathered on Sunday afternoon outside Overton Elementary School in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.
The school at East 49th Street and South Indiana...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 3:40 PM
The Northwestern men’s soccer team has made the NCAA tournament for the seventh time in the last nine seasons.
After an up-and-down season, the Wildcats (11-5-4) earned an at-large bid Monday and open NCAA play against Western Illinois (7-8-5)...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:46 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Sheriff's deputies were called in to break up a crowd of as many as 500 protesters outside of a Walmart in Paramount on Friday.
Employees had organized a demonstration outside the store as part of a nationwide protest organized by...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Lupe Fiasco can come across as a teacher, preacher, cutup, conflicted citizen, jazz head, skilled rhyme machine and political radical.
His new album, “Food and Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part 1” (1st and 15th/Atlantic), touches...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:23 AM
On a big week for election news, Trib Nation invited a diverse group of connectors to have lunch with us and share their view of the 2012 election.
What do they see as the campaign's narrative? More importantly, what is motivating them and the people...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Listen up, ladies! R. Kelly, a giant of modern bedroom R&B, wants to share his lascivious charms with the female population of Hampton Roads.
Promoters announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning singer will perform Dec. 9 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk....
| Sep 19, 2010
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Random House: 622 pp, $30
It was an all-too-familiar dispatch from a particular time and place.
The Clarks, a young black family of four, were trying to improve...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Mario Ramos stirs a pot of beans with a bent spatula as the men crowd into the kitchen, the ragged line stretching out the splintered doorway.
Years ago, Ramos, 45, grilled up pricey seafood in a tiki-themed restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna...