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  • Police: Man, 72, charged in Englewood stabbing death

    Police: Man, 72, charged in Englewood stabbing death
    A 72-year-old man has been charged with fatally stabbing a 69-year-old man during an argument in the Englewood neighborhood Friday, police said. Roosevelt Shaffer, of the  900 block of West 63rd Street, was charged with murder, according to a...
  • Union League drafts exceptional artist in Theaster Gates

    Union League drafts exceptional artist in Theaster Gates
    The formal arrival of Theaster Gates took place on the final day of January in the large and art-filled main dining room on the second floor of the Union League Club, where he was honored as a Distinguished Artist. The club crowd was the largest in...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • Three people were wounded in shootings early Sunday and Saturday on the south and west sides. Read more. • A 60-year-old man was taken to a hospital early this morning...
  • Prosecutors: Teen fondled fellow CTA bus rider

    Prosecutors: Teen fondled fellow CTA bus rider
    A Chicago man fondled a fellow passenger on a CTA bus in the Chatham neighborhood earlier this month, prosecutors said. Marshan K. Milsap, 18, placed his hand down the pants of a female passenger while riding a CTA bus on Jan. 16 in the 7900 block of...
  • Ventra's costs put nonprofits in a bind

    Ventra's costs put nonprofits in a bind
    Chicago nonprofit groups that distribute transit cards to tens of thousands of impoverished and ailing clients say they will soon face a dilemma created by the CTA's switch to Ventra: Either they'll have to spend more on transit or cut back on the level...
  • Morning commute: Scattered delays in wind-whipped snow

    Morning commute: Scattered delays in wind-whipped snow
    Metra experienced scattered delays on some lines this morning but they were nothing like the problems that plagued the commuter agency during the last arctic outbreak two weeks ago. As the peak of the rush hour ended around 9 a.m., Metra had reported at...
  • Smoke in Milwaukee Avenue subway briefly halts Blue Line trains

    Smoke in Milwaukee Avenue subway briefly halts Blue Line trains
    Trains on the CTA Blue Line were stopped this afternoon after smoke was reported in the tunnel of the Milwaukee Avenue subway near Division. What was believed to have been smoke from an electrical box was reported in the subway near the Division...
  • What to do if you lose your Ventra card

    What to do if you lose your Ventra card
    After riding the No. 22 Clark bus last month, TJ Holly of Rogers Park noticed his pocket was a little lighter. Thankfully, his wallet was still there—but his Ventra card was gone. He logged onto ventrachicago.com Dec. 15 to report his card missing...
  • Record cold brings reports of feces on CTA

    Record cold brings reports of feces on CTA
    Jen Sanders of Andersonville said she boarded the Red Line at the Argyle stop in Uptown on Friday morning and hurried off at the next stop, Lawrence, to change rail cars. The rail car reeked of feces, she said. The "conductor made [an] announcement at...
  • Man accused of threatening CTA bus driver with BB gun

    Man accused of threatening CTA bus driver with BB gun
    A Gresham man was ordered held in lieu of $3,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at a CTA bus driver Saturday and announced: “Today is your lucky day.” Tony D. Black, 19, of the 8200 block of South Hermitage Avenue, got off...
  • Being careful doesn't spare teen slain in Southwest Side robbery

    Being careful doesn't spare teen slain in Southwest Side robbery
    Kevin Baker often met his cousin to safely negotiate together the last leg of their trek from separate schools to home on the Southwest Side, his family said Saturday. "They walk home together," said another of Baker's cousins, Arlene Allen, 28,...