| May 1, 2013
| 6:19 AM
At least three people were killed and 17 wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight as the city saw its warmest weather in seven months.
In one of the fatal shootings, three men were shot in a parking lot across the street from the headquarters of the...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:44 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal of a controversial Illinois law prohibiting people from recording police officers on the job.
By passing on the issue, the justices left in place a federal appeals court ruling that found...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:29 PM
A Cook County judge has dismissed a civil rights lawsuit that alleged inequalities in how Chicago police deploy officers in predominantly black and Hispanic communities.
In a 10-page ruling last week, Judge Neil Cohen ruled that the court does not have...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:16 PM
An investigation is under way after the death of a 17-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound while in an apartment in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night.
Tyshaun McClurg, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, was...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The death of a boy fatally shot in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night has been ruled an accident, authorities said today.
An autopsy today found Tyshaun McClurge, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, died of a gunshot...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Police in south suburban Harvey believe the death of a 14-year-old boy late Saturday was the result of an accidental shooting, authorities said.
The teen was identified as Mario Butler, of the 1600 block of Downs Drive in Calumet City, and he was...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 8:00 PM
Curie senior defensive end James Adeyanju (6-2, 250 pounds) has decided on the five schools he wants to visit this fall.
Adeyanju is planning to make official visits to Wisconsin (Sept. 16), Boston College (Oct. 1) and Nebraska (Oct. 15).
| Nov 20, 2011
Shopping centers have always been about more than shopping. Before the rise of Internet-based social interaction, malls were a workplace, gathering place and pop culture petri dish for the better part of two generations. That made them the perfect...
| Jul 13, 2012
Launching a new college would "clearly be a great adventure but so is jumping off a bridge," physicist Joseph B. Platt wrote decades after accepting the challenge in 1956 to become the founding president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont.
Humor was a...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:31 PM
After the initial surprise over word from the White House today that the May G-8 summit has been moved to Camp David, Chicago officials and protest organizers quickly turned to speculation of how that would affect the NATO meeting that is still planned...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:42 PM
President Obama is moving one of two major world summits from Chicago to the presidential retreat near Washington, with an aide saying the president has decided he wants a more "intimate" setting than his hometown for the May gathering.
The Group of...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Now that bowl season has picked up considerably, we'll try to post the stats to our bowl confidence pool more often so you can track who is winning. And who is not. And for those new to our pool, here's a quick summation. We all picked winners for each of...