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  • 2 held on $1.5M bail in killing during botched drug deal

    2 held on $1.5M bail in killing during botched drug deal
    Two south suburban men were charged with first-degree murder in connection to a botched drug deal that led to one of their crew -- a local rapper -- being killed Friday in Calumet City, police said today. The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. in the...
  • Tribune's Skiba wins National Press Club honor

    Katherine Skiba of the Chicago Tribune has been honored by the National Press Club for her reporting from Washington, according to an announcement today by the organization. Contest judges gave three awards to The Wall Street Journal and two each to...
  • Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers

    Study: Harvey costliest Illinois town for speeding drivers
    There’s no good place to get a speeding ticket, but where an Illinois driver lives factors into how much more vehicle insurance will cost for up to five years after a conviction, according to a new study released Monday.   A first violation...
  • Bolingbrook a 'boring' town, according to blog ranking

    Bolingbrook a 'boring' town, according to blog ranking
    Bolingbrook received a dubious distinction of sorts this month, as the real estate blog Movoto.com named it one of the 10 most boring places in Illinois. "Bolingbrook is pretty peaceful," the blog notes, "but peaceful just means boring on this list."...
  • Oak Park, River Forest police blotter: April 14

    Oak Park, River Forest police blotter: April 14
    The following items were taken from police reports: Oak Park •A woman who met a man on an Internet dating site and invited him to her house on the 400 block of South Ridgeland Avenue said he came at 1:36 p.m. April 2, showed her a silver...
  • DJ Rashad, Chicago juke producer, dead at 34

    DJ Rashad, Chicago juke producer, dead at 34
    The Chicago juke and footwork producer DJ Rashad has died, according to his representatives. He was 34. The artist and DJ, born Rashad Hanif Harden and based out of Calumet City, Ill., passed away around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Chicago's lower west side....
  • Lucille "Link" P. Mathewson March 18, 1932 - January 22, 2014

    Lucille "Link" P. Mathewson  March 18, 1932 - January 22, 2014
    Link Mathewson truly lived. Her life was blessed and she blessed her friends, family and community with her generous loving spirit. She passed away in her home surrounded by those she loved and who loved her. Link was a woman of considerable talents and...
  • Man arrested in 2011 Harvey slaying

    Man arrested in 2011 Harvey slaying
    A Harvey man sought for almost a year in connection with a 2011 slaying in the south suburb has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the killing, authorities said. Michael E. Brock, 25, was charged in the Nov. 19, 2011 slaying of...
  • 3 held in theft of $9K worth of sneakers

    3 held in theft of $9K worth of sneakers
    Three Chicago-area men were arrested early Saturday and face felony burglary charges after they attempted to steal nearly $9,000 worth of sneakers. Equipped with bolt cutters and a head-mounted flashlight, Frederick A. Young, 28, and 26-year-olds...
  • Review: Chop Shop

    Review: Chop Shop
    Review: Chop Shop 2033 W. North Ave. 773-537-4440 Rating: 3 (out of four) Off to a good start They say you can't be all things to all people, but Chop Shop sure is trying. This new addition to Wicker Park is a lunch counter, butcher, bar, restaurant,...
  • 3 shot, 1 fatally, in North Kenwood

    3 shot, 1 fatally, in North Kenwood
    A 26-year-old man has died and two other men were injured after they were shot this afternoon in the North Kenwood neighborhood, police said. The shooting was reported at 4:57 p.m. on the 4500 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, said Chicago Police News...