| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:28 AM
At least eight people were wounded in separate shootings across the city, according to polic.
In the first shooting, a 42-year-old woman was wounded in the 2100 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Town neighborhood. She was shot about 4 p.m....
| Jul 13, 2014
Dr. Ari Kaz watched as the Hatzalah volunteers practiced splinting each other's arms.
The room was a flurry of ACE wrap and so many men in bright orange splints that it could have been a mass accident scene except for the occasional jokes and lack of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Chicago is emerging as one of the biggest markets for vinyl records in the U.S.
The city has upward of 30 stores selling vinyl albums. Three of them, Dusty Groove, Dave's Records and Laurie's Planet of Sound, are ranked among the best in the U.S. by...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:11 PM
No one knows where Prince Charming has been the last three years, but today the pug is happily riding in a car, on his way to reunite with his owner.
Monday afternoon, Cristina Parrilla, who now lives in Maryland, received a call from the Felines &...
| Apr 18, 2014
In "You Feel So Mortal: Essays on the Body," Peggy Shinner's smart, witty, bittersweet book of writings about her own body and those of others, the author examines the journey of life inside that most imperfect of vessels. Beginning with acute, often...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Chicago billionaire Jennifer Pritzker, who has amassed an extensive collection of some 35 Chicago-area properties for which she has paid more than $75 million, now can add another one to her portfolio: a landmark, six-bedroom row home on the Gold Coast...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:44 AM
A man tried to lure a girl into his car in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police.
The department made the announcement early Thursday morning. The police department's Office of News Affairs wasn't able to provide the age...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
There’s a changing of the guard in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s communications office, with chief spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton being replaced by Kelley Quinn, who moves over from a similar job in the city Finance Department.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A few months before graduation day for a program geared toward international lawyers, Northwestern University School of Law made a discovery that a prestigious institution of legal education might prefer to avoid — that one of its students was a...
| May 11, 2014
Sugar was the lure that connected Gina Howie with Bob Hartwig. Today, it is the foundation of their business and personal relationship.
The pair met in 2006, when Gina, then a 27-year-old interior designer from Marietta, Ga., enrolled in The French...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:09 PM
A man has been charged in connection with a Monday afternoon carjacking in Evanston and with attempting to take another vehicle in northern suburb earlier in that day, authorities said Wednesday.
Reneil R. Downer, 19, of the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A Rogers Park man already serving time in the sex abuse of one teenage girl he met on Facebook pled guilty to sexually assaulting a second girl he also met on the site while awaiting sentencing in the first case, prosecutors said.
In latest case Eduardo...