| Dec 2, 2012
| 3:57 PM
After greeting hundreds of parishioners at Queen of All Saints Basilica with handshakes, blessings and a smile, Chicago's Cardinal Francis George told the Tribune he expects to complete chemotherapy by early January.
But further tests will have to be...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:45 PM
Just one day after attending a meeting to reintroduce felons into their communities, a recent parolee with a decades-long rap sheet and history of violence stabbed an Oak Brook doctor during an attempted holdup at a Gold Coast restaurant over the weekend,...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:05 PM
A woman who spotted a man with a gun at a Sauganash neighborhood school parking lot caused a scare this afternoon at dismissal but it turned out to be a Chicago police officer putting his gun away.
About 2:55 p.m. multiple police cars responded to the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
You could count on at least one high-profile Hollywood film shooting in the Chicago area the last few summers, from “Public Enemies” in 2008 and “A Nightmare on Elm Street” in 2009 to “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
The Chicago City Council overwhelmingly voted today to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal passed 44-3, allowing Chicago police to issue pot-possession tickets starting Aug. 4. The move makes...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Our Jeremy Gorner reports: A former veteran Chicago police officer was convicted Thursday of swindling an elderly man with Alzheimer's disease out of his $1 million estate more than 10 years ago, authorities said. Donald Owsley, 63, was found guilty......
| May 2, 2011
While he was pope, John Paul II canonized 482 people and beatified more than 1,300. On Sunday, he will be beatified, a key step on his own road to possible sainthood.
/ The Catholic Church recognizes two types of saints: Confessors and martyrs....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 12:21 PM
A former head of the Chicago police sergeants' union was sentenced to 12 years in prison today for looting more than $1 million in union dues to pay for steak dinners, gambling trips to Las Vegas and a second residence in the city's Sauganash...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 10:55 AM
A FedEx driver was abducted at gunpoint by several men who commandeered his truck and stole several packages, then dropped the driver and truck off in the Bucktown neighborhood, police said.
The driver had stopped at a FedEx drop box to collect...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 5:19 AM
At least seven people were injured this morning when a car and a van collided in the Sauganash neighborhood on the Northwest Side, sending the van into the front of a house, authorities said.
The van hit the entrance and front window of the home in the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:56 PM
A former head of the Chicago police sergeants' union pleaded guilty today to looting more than $1 million in union dues to pay for steak dinners, gambling trips to Las Vegas and a second residence in the city's Sauganash neighborhood.
| Apr 30, 2009
| 10:32 AM