| Oct 17, 2012
| 9:38 PM
A long-delayed autopsy is scheduled for Thursday for an elderly man who was attacked with a baseball bat earlier this year and died at a nursing home late last month, authorities said.
Chicago police said that a man wielding a wooden baseball bat...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Two men were killed and a police officer was injured in separate traffic accidents overnight in Chicago, authorities said.
In Rogers Park, a man identified as Michael Schaefer, 34, was struck by a cab in the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road and declared...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:43 PM
A 17-year-old Rogers Park boy has died after being shot in the head by his father last weekend in an apparently accidental shooting, authorities said this morning.
Terrance Johnson, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, was pronounced dead at St....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:05 PM
So Illinois says it owns the state, and Northwestern claims Chicago. Now the two athletic programs are fighting over … Evanston?
The Fighting Illini Caravan will make an intriguing stop May 8 — at the World of Beer bar in Evanston located...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A Chicago infant has died four days after her father smothered her in an attempt to stop her crying in her family's West Ridge neighborhood home, officials said.
Angelina Rodriguez, who turned five months early last week, was declared dead at Lurie...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:11 AM
A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday evening during an apparent dispute between roommates, police said.
Following the stabbing, which happened in the Northwest Side's Albany Park neighborhood, police took the man's roommate into custody in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A man who may have been drunk fell down the stairs of a Far North Side "L" station, hit his head and died early Tuesday, police said.
The man, believed to be in his 40s, had not been identified this morning after hitting his head at the Howard Red...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
It's like stuffing a car full of clowns ... A carload of TV stars with Chicago ties are among the 765 artists set to make funny April 1-7 at the 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival.
"I'm thrilled that Craig and I will finally get to make stuff up for...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
To keep pace in a changing world, Chicago's graduate business schools are beefing up their MBA course offerings with more technology, student participation and global exposure.
Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management has opened the door...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:01 PM
An Evanston man selling his iPad on Craigslist got more than he bargained for.
Police say Sean Thomas answered the ad but brought along a knife instead of money.
The two were supposed to meet Sunday afternoon in the 800 block of Noyes Street, but it got...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:07 AM
A 30-year-old man was killed early this morning in a hit-and-run accident in the Ravenswood neighborhood, police said.
The incident happened about 1:30 a.m. at an alley in the 2400 block of West Foster Avenue, according to police.
Decolbie Esco, of...
| Aug 29, 2012
Owners of backyard chickens are quick to rattle off the pros of keeping live poultry at home: a regular supply of tastier, healthier eggs, hours of entertainment watching the antics of friendly hens and a chance to experience a seemingly lost way of life....