| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:18 PM
A Chicago man who allegedly acted as a lookout while his friends went and shot a 74-year-old South Shore man in October has become the fourth suspect charged in the slaying, according to police and court documents.
Malcolm X Terry, 22, was arrested...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:49 AM
Shootings on the South and West sides have left two people injured since Monday night, authorities said.
Just before 4:30 a.m., a man in his 20s showed up at Our Lady of the Resurrection Hospital with a gunshot wound to the ankle, Chicago Police...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:15 AM
A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Chicago's Cardinal Francis George said on Sunday there should be no rush to convene the conclave that elects a successor to Pope Benedict XVI because the days leading up to the election are when cardinals can learn the most about the candidates.
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Chicago police officers were taking Thadeus Ridley to get medical attention after a fight inside his apartment, officials said Saturday, when he uttered three unexpected words: “I murdered someone.”
The “someone” Ridley was...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 6:17 AM
A 19-year-old man who was fatally shot in the Gage Park neighborhood Thursday evening has been identified, authorities said.
The man, identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Sergio Mora, was shot in the left side in the 2300 block...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Once again the Grant Park Music Festival is taking the lead among local summer festivals when it comes to presenting eclectic combinations of popular symphonic and choral fare and more adventuresome classical music programming. And it's all free.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:00 PM
A Cook County judge ordered a condominium association, property management company and the city of Chicago to hold on to potential evidence in what could turn out to be a lawsuit after two men died last week in a fire at a South Shore condominium.
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:27 AM
Just when it seemed Chicago was jam-packed with summer festivals, a strange confluence of bedfellows – rival promoters Jam Productions and Live Nation, several South Side aldermen, and jam-band kingpin Dave Matthews – got together earlier this...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:42 PM
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — To the uninitiated, driving along 11th Street through the downtown of this northern Indiana community can be an unnerving experience.
While most motorists are accustomed to sharing the road with bicycles, few have ever had the...
| May 8, 2012
WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama will give the spouses of NATO leaders a taste of her native South Side on May 20 before a private dinner for them at the Art Institute of Chicago, her aides said Monday.
She's inviting the group to tour the...
| May 14, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Passengers who ride the South Shore Line to Chicago should expect "rigorous" security checks this Sunday and Monday, and 11 trains will be cancelled Monday due to the NATO summit at McCormick Place, the railroad announced today.
Riders on Sunday and...