| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Police officers shot three people over 18 hours across Chicago Friday, including a 14-year-old boy who died.
Police said they found guns at two of the scenes and, in the third incident, were threatened by a man who claimed to have a gun but did not....
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Chicago police shot and killed a 16-year-old boy who hid under a car with a gun in the Gresham neighborhood, one of five people shot by officers in the city over 36 hours, according to authorities.
The day before, police shot and killed a 14-year-old...
| 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 &...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:55 AM
With Chicago Opera Theater now focusing on contemporary music theater works, the responsibility for introducing Chicago audiences to seldom-performed stage works from the 17th and 18th centuries rests on the Haymarket Opera Company. Since its debut in...
| 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.
| 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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The less I say about the premise of “Bad Johnson,” the better.
The last time I filed a story on the independent comedy starring Cam Gigandet and Jamie Chung – which filmed in Chicago for 20 days in 2012 – I received a brief crash...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:39 PM
A small group of food cart vendors and others who want to help expand their ability to do business noshed on hot tamales and cut fruit, items that are illegal for them to sell on the street in Chicago, during a gathering Wednesday night at a Rogers Park...