| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:34 AM
A bank was robbed by an armed man this morning on the Far North Side, authorities said.
It happened about 9:30 a.m. at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 7574 N. Western Ave. in the West Rogers Park neighborhood, according to the FBI and police.
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:45 AM
The body of a West Rogers Park man who died of cyanide poisoning last summer after winning a million-dollar lottery was laid to rest again Monday, three days after his remains were exhumed for an autopsy as part of a homicide investigation.
The scene at...
| Dec 30, 2012
Tommy O'Connor was a bad man, a coldblooded killer who prowled Chicago as Prohibition descended. He was convicted of murdering one person — a police officer — and likely shot dead at least two more, including his best friend.
That's why they...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: Garry Real name: Same. At least the police chief & Garry Trudeau also spell it correctly! Gender: Male Age: Older than dirt & approaching Medicare Resides: Wretched & rotten Rogers Park. The house......
| Apr 21, 2013
Nadine Warner was hunkered down in a St. Louis hotel room, absorbing that singular type of heat that radiates from a feverish kid on your lap, in this case her 3-year-old son, Gabe, while the rest of the family was outside exploring the city.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:35 PM
TALLAHASSEE — With the Senate preparing to vote on its $74.3 billion budget tomorrow, lawmakers did some last minute shifts of dollars to fund a number of special projects. Here are a few of the new projects tucked into the budget: * $1.7 million...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Part of an occasional series Commenter name: Beth Real name: Beth (with a very Swedish surname, though it’s my married name, and it’s really boring. I use my maiden name for work, which is alliterative and much zippier.) Age: 56......
| Dec 30, 2012
Janice Patterson remembers calling her mother to announce she was engaged. There wasn't much excitement on the other end of the line.
"She said, 'Well, I'll tell your father. It's your life,' Janice recalls. "Then she said, 'I have to get off the...
| Mar 20, 2013
If you had to buy some bittermelon, kvass, lutefisk or achiote for dinner tonight, would you know where to go?
If you can't think of which ethnic grocery stores you'd have to hit for those ingredients right off the top of your head, you're not alone....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Two cousins were injured in Rogers Park after shots rang out from a black car which then fled, leaving the pair among four people wounded in overnight shootings.
The shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Jonquil Terrace and Paulina...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Someone shot two people in Rogers Park before fleeing in a black car early Saturday morning, the pair of young men wounded among four people shot overnight. Read more
• A man died...
| Mar 26, 2013
As the Supreme Court begins hearings into gay marriage, supporters are sending a message to Washington, D.C., by making a change to their Facebook profiles.
A red and pink version of the Human Rights Campaign's blue and gold equality symbol has been...