| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:54 PM
She was ill, and friends and colleagues could hear it in her voice. But even as her health failed, those who knew Betsy Foxwell said the longtime educator and Park Ridge resident never stopped promoting and preserving her city's artistic heritage....
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Whether they have an aching stomach or an aching heart, Jewish visitors to Lurie Children’s Hospital can turn to a kosher closet that opened Thursday.
Religious leaders and family members said Yaakov’s Kosher Pantry — stocked with...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Humboldt Park recorded two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On March 20, a 76-year-old woman was strangled to death in the 900 block of North Central Park Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 47-...
| Mar 16, 2014
Laura Gibson never imagined she would marry a man 18 years her senior, who lived 1,000 miles away, and whom she would meet, of all places, on a karaoke app.
But the outgoing 26-year-old also couldn't have guessed that during her second year at law...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:36 AM
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and six others were wounded in shootings across the city since about noon Saturday, and a woman was stabbed Saturday morning.
The boy who died was shot in the 1000 block of East 93rd Street in the Burnside...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:24 AM
Two men were killed and at least eight people were wounded in shootings across the city Monday, police said.
One of the men fatally shot was a 21-year-old man killed by police after allegedly moving toward police "in an aggressive manner" with a knife...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:46 AM
One man was killed and two others wounded following a shooting in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday evening, police said.
The three men were inside a convenience store in the 1600 block of West Howard Street when someone fired shots from across the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Rogers Park on Monday recorded its third homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 36-year-old man was shot to death in the 1600 block of West Howard Street, police said.
Rogers Park logged four homicides last year,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Eight people were wounded, at least one of them critically, in shootings Thursday afternoon and overnight across Chicago, authorities said.
The most recent shooting was about 1:50 a.m. Friday in the 6600 block of North Sheridan Road in Rogers Park....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:16 AM
If you browsed one of the city's crime lists online Friday morning, you would think Chicago was in the middle of a record breaking year with only 11 homicides in 2014.
Chicago Police said Friday they are experiencing a "temporary technology glitch" that...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:04 PM
In 2012, Grace Sweeney did the impossible. She found a studio in Lincoln Park for $745 a month -- just within the budget she kept as an unpaid intern out of college.
It was steps from Fullerton Avenue and Clark Street, had a walk-in closet and...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Tuesday morning wasn't the first time that Hector Forastieri had to clean up blood from a sidewalk in Rogers Park.
A maintenance man at an apartment building at Ashland Avenue and Jonquil Terrace, Forastieri this time poured bleach and hot water on...