| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:58 PM
The drums, as Sonic Youth might say, pound an expressway through your skull. The bass forcefully walks the divide between rhythm and melody. Guitars throw a curtain of dirt over everything, and then smear it around. Beneath all the mayhem, melodies emerge...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Marist High School’s cheerleading squad, which features several area students, won the ABC7 Cheerleader Cheer Off competition. The Redhawks won after earning 46 percent of …...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:18 AM
Two teenagers charged with committing a hate crime against a black teen were ordered today to have no contact with the alleged victim.
During an appearance by the two in Cook County Juvenile Court today, Judge Colleen Sheehan also set a 7 p.m. curfew for...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 9:36 PM
America’s best gospel choirs deliver messages of praise and redemption during the competition’s finale at Staples. The winner: Salvation and Deliverance of Tarboro, N.C. On Friday night at Staples Center, a group of snazzily dressed young...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:58 PM
A 21-year-old woman has been charged in connection with an accident Saturday night in Tinley Park that killed one of the three passengers in her car.
Sarah Lavko, of the 11500 block of Keeler Avenue in Alsip, has been charged with reckless homicide and...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 12:01 PM
An 18-year-old Alsip woman was killed Saturday night in Tinley Park when a car she was in went off the road and rolled over several times, police said.
The crash happened just after 11:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of 183rd Street, according to a statement...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by David Kidwell at 10:05 a.m. Legislation that would give government more authority to delay public records requests passed in the Illinois House late Tuesday in the waning hours of lawmakers' spring session. The bill - opposed by some......
| Apr 29, 2011
| 3:35 PM
A Calumet City man and his longtime girlfriend conspired to kill a woman who was carrying his child so he would not have to be a father, police and prosecutors said today.
And their signal to spring the plot was turning up the volume on the song, "I...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by David Kidwell at 11:40 a.m. A Tribune review found the January 2010 rewrite of Illinois' open records laws improved public access to government documents, but enforcement problems and red tape have limited progress. Read our two-day series,...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 3:27 PM
A little more than a year after Illinois lawmakers rewrote open records laws promising a new era of transparency and accountability, frustrated mayors, school superintendents and police chiefs are back in Springfield, looking to undo many of the...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Bodies were dumped in an unused corner of Burr Oak Cemetery in far greater numbers than a 2009 criminal investigation originally found, according to an archaeologists' report recently delivered to the Cook County sheriff's office.
"Human remains and...