| May 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Dr. David Ansell
To purchase a copy of the book:
County: Life, Death and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital
The amazing tale of "County" is the story of one of America's oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From it's inception as a "Poor House"...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 1:02 AM
A man was killed and another person injured in a shooting early this morning in the city's Albany Park neighborhood, police said.
The shooting happened shortly after 5 a.m. on the 4000 block of North Kimball Avenue on the Northwest Side, said Chicago...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 5:36 PM
A 52-year-old man was killed late Sunday night in an apartment fire in the city's Chatham neighborhood from which several other people were rescued, authorities said.
The fire in the 200 block of East 83rd Street was called in at about 9:40 p.m.,...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:47 AM
One teen was killed and an older man wounded by a pair of gunmen as the victims were walking in a larger group on the city's West Side, authorities said this morning.
The shooting happened at about 9:50 p.m. Monday in the 4200 block of West Jackson...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:41 AM
One teenager was killed and another seriously wounded in a Monday night shooting in the Albany Park neighborhood in which one of the bullets went through the window of a nearby restaurant.
Killed was Leon Deakyne, 17, of the 4500 block of North Whipple...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Federal and state authorities today unveiled a legal settlement intended to finally complete the Deep Tunnel, the Chicago region’s massive flood- and pollution-control project.
Relief from swamped basements and sewage overflows still is years away,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:51 PM
The Illinois Tollway today awarded some $132 million in construction contracts for roadway and bridge rehabilitation work that will start in 2012.
The package includes seven contracts that tollway board member David Gonzalez had balked at approving...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 12:01 AM
For a few days' work proctoring exams in 1999 at a Downstate community college, Raymond Roskos Jr. earned $364.
He'll be paid much more later. That brief service in the state higher education system is all it took to qualify Roskos to eventually draw a...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:55 PM
A traffic crash on the West Side at Independence and Fillmore left five people hospitalized this afternoon.
Two cars collided at Independence Boulevard and Fillmore Street, police spokesman Veejay Zala said.
An EMS Plan I, which automatically sends at...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Dozens of contenders for Illinois' 18 newly drawn congressional districts filed candidacy paperwork on opening day Friday, setting the stage for potentially contentious contests in the March 20 primary.
The first-day filers included 12-year Republican...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 1:29 AM
One person died and two others were injured after being hit by a car involved in a gang-related chase in the Cragin neighborhood Friday night, police said.
The three, all in their early 50s, were pedestrians and not involved in the dispute.