| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:09 AM
The CTA has selected seven artists to create artwork for seven Red Line stations that underwent renovations last year.
The CTA board on Wednesday approved the project funding, which won't exceed $381,900. More than 200 artists submitted their ideas...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Alexandria Clarke stood in the middle of a Chicago park on a chilly Sunday and tried to sort out her thoughts before the news conference began.
But Clarke couldn't decide what to say. So she tightly grabbed her mother's and best friend's hands before...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:11 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- A showdown vote on legalizing gay marriage in Illinois never materialized Friday as lawmakers adjourned, dashing the high hopes of supporters who believed that after years of disappointment they were finally on the verge of making history....
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A man was killed and nine other people wounded in shootings in Chicago from late Friday afternoon into Saturday morning, authorities said.
The one person who did not survive overnight attacks was shot outside a party in the 8400 block of South Constance...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:50 AM
A West Rogers Park rabbi has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy nearly seven years ago, police said.
Larry Dudovitz, 45, of the 6400 block of North Albany Avenue is facing charges of criminal sexual assault of a victim between the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:54 AM
A 70-year-old woman and a firefighter were taken to a hospital after a fire this morning in the Rogers Park neighborhood.
The fire started at 5:15 a.m. in a 2-story building in the 6900 block of North Greenview Avenue, according to the Chicago Fire...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:42 PM
A building is not, of course, a living thing, and so, unless it's the one you work in, live in or visit with some regularity, you probably take most of the city's thousands of other buildings for granted.
There are, of course, the stars, those...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Chief Cook County Medical Examiner Stephen J. Cina said this afternoon that the body of lottery winner Urooj Khan, exhumed as part of a homicide investigation, was in an advanced state of decomposition but pathologists were able to take samples for...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Charges have been upgraded to murder for a man already in custody after police said he beat an 86-year-old man with a baseball bat so badly the man died in September.
Donald Henry, 56, was charged Thursday morning with murder, according to Chicago...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Before I explain what it was like to be a childless man surrounded by Disney princesses and the parents who love (and bankroll) them, seated by himself at Disney on Ice and soaking in princess culture — a story:
Once upon a time …
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:27 PM
A man who was convicted of using a maul hammer to kill his wife, sister-in-law and mother-in-law in their West Rogers Park home because he felt disrespected was sentenced to a life prison term, prosecutors said.
Daryoush Ebrahimi, 61, was sentenced...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Ike Barinholtz finds no downtime working as a writer for and costar of Fox's "The Mindy Project," but the Chicago native wouldn't trade the job for anything.
"It's long hours and I don't look good anymore and my blood pressure is higher and my weight...