| Sep 10, 2013
If you watched television in Southern California in the 1970s and beyond, it was impossible to miss Cal Worthington, the lanky pitchman in the cowboy hat touting deals on a sprawling car lot with his "dog Spot."
"Spot," however, was anything but a dog...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:35 AM
Four people were injured in shootings on the West and South side late Tuesday and early this morning, police said.
In the most recent shooting, someone inside a dark-colored sedan opened fire about 2 a.m. outside a South Side gas station, wounding a 20-...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:03 PM
A partially-masked man robbed a gas station on San Fernando Road in Glendale at gunpoint Tuesday night, police said.
Officers arrived about 9:47 p.m. to Arco gas in the 5800 block of San Fernando Road after receiving calls about a man, seen wearing a...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:07 AM
With the new TV season upon us, let's step back and look at the new shows based out of Chicago (an unprecedented six TV series are here this fall), plus shows filming elsewhere that feature Chicago actors.
First, what's shooting in town:
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:16 PM
A West Side woman killed another woman at a Homan Square gas station last month after the two had a fight on Facebook, authorities said today.
Khalila Southall, 30, is charged with first-degree murder in the Aug. 26 shooting death of Lakeisha Tate, 28,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:22 AM
TORONTO — Modern television dramas are filled with all kinds of fantastical characters you’ll probably never meet in real life — turncoat FBI agents, throne-seeking knights, superhero crime fighters.
What it may not have enough of, at...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 6:33 AM
An argument between two people in Carson early Wednesday morning led to a confrontation with police, a foot chase and eventually a shooting that left the suspect dead, police said.
It all began about 3:15 a.m. when a woman flagged down Long Beach police...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:33 AM
The Des Plaines Oasis overlooking the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway, one of the glass-walled icons of the Illinois Tollway system, will be torn down next year to make way for the road's widening, officials announced Thursday.
Opened in 1959 and long a...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:30 AM
On April 2, a hearing was held at the Baltimore City Zoning Board to determine whether the zoning authority would grant conditional use for a gas station to a new, mega-Royal Farms store. This would operate 24/7 with at least 12 gas pumps at the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:27 PM
One man was killed and another man was wounded in a shooting at an Englewood gas station on the South Side this afternoon, authorities said.
The shooting took place in the 800 block of West 59th Street about 2:30 p.m., said Police News Affairs Officer...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:13 AM
A 24-year-old woman was found shot to death in a vehicle at a Woodlawn neighborhood gas station this evening, authorities said.
Amanda Fitch, of the 4700 block of South Ellis Avenue, was found shot in a vehicle about 5:56 p.m. in the 6600 block of South...