| Apr 16, 2012
Swimmer won Olympic gold medals
Murray Rose, 73, a four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer from Australia who also competed at USC while studying acting in the late '50s, died Sunday in Sydney of leukemia, Swimming Australia said.
| Feb 24, 2012
The indictment Thursday of William Beavers adds a new name to a long list: Chicago politicians charged with crimes. Beavers, a Cook County commissioner, is accused of tax evasion and other offenses from January 2006 to about April 2011. For part of that...
| Nov 3, 2011
The father of an unarmed man shot and killed by a Chicago police officer over the summer called Wednesday for Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez to bring criminal charges against the officer.
Speaking with a microphone at Daley Plaza while...
| Nov 8, 2011
Citing an ongoing Tribune investigation, Illinois Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Monday urged U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to fix breakdowns in America's criminal justice system that allow growing numbers of criminal suspects to flee the country...
| Nov 8, 2011
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made it easier for the public to see who pays City Hall lobbyists, how much every city worker earns and where crime waves have rippled through Chicago neighborhoods.
It's Emanuel's way of keeping his promise to create "the most...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 4:50 PM
Another Chicago Magazine is celebrating its 50th edition with "Another Chicago Issue," a volume of work from local writers.
This issue, which is available on Another Chicago Magazine's Web site, anotherchicagomagazine.net, and will be available in...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:01 PM
The Illinois Supreme Court has appointed former Chicago Ald. Freddrenna Lyle as a Cook County Circuit Court judge to fill a vacancy.
Lyle, the former 6th Ward alderman, will serve until next year’s elections determine a replacement for Judge...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Jennifer Hudson's career was soaring in the fall of 2008, but the Oscar-winning actress and singer still found time to check in with her mother back in Chicago every day between 9 and 11 a.m.
So when Hudson hadn't heard from her mom by late in the...
| Oct 29, 2011
Eighteen-year-old Hampton University student Armand Browning was on spring break and with two friends, cruising out from Oak Park in the passenger seat of a Suzuki 4X4, when the three apparently crossed an unseen gang boundary on Chicago's West Side....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 9:46 AM
Former Mayor Richard Daley's security detail has been reduced to three police officers, two of whom will be on call to transport former first lady Maggie Daley to and from doctor appointments and the hospital, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today.
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:18 PM
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton today said he’s open to reducing the number of gaming positions in the gambling expansion lawmakers passed this spring in the hopes it would address Gov. Pat Quinn’s concerns that the bill is “top...