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  • 1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago

    1 killed, 7 wounded in shootings across Chicago
    A Forest Park man was killed and seven people were wounded between Monday afternoon and early this morning across Chicago, officials said. Monte Tillman, 33, was shot around 3:15 p.m. Monday near Lake Street and Laramie Avenue in the Austin...
  • No, 12-year-old evildoers aren't 'adults'

     
    Friday's print column, expanding on a recent blog post Almost as shocking as the accusation that two 12-year-old girls from near Milwaukee stabbed a friend nearly to death Saturday was the news that authorities are charging the girls as adults.......
  • Chicago pools could get energy efficiency revamp

    Chicago pools could get energy efficiency revamp
    The Chicago Infrastructure Trust approved its second project Thursday, a plan to make 141 city-owned swimming pools more energy efficient. The proposal would not make any cosmetic changes to the city’s aging collection of swimming pools, but would...
  • Man killed in Austin among 8 shot across Chicago

    Man killed in Austin among 8 shot across Chicago
    One man was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood overnight, among at least eight people shot across Chicago Thursday, police said. The Austin shooting occurred around around 8:55 p.m. in the 5700 block of West...
  • Police: Murder charges filed against West Pullman man

    Police: Murder charges filed against West Pullman man
    Murder charges have been filed against a 22-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a man during an armed robbery in April on the West Side, police said. Shannon Williams, 22, was charged with murder and three counts of robbery, according to a...
  • Watch: Foo Fighters Docuseries 'Sonic Highways' Gets Teaser

    Foo Fighters fans have a lot to look forward to this year: the band's 20th anniversary, their upcoming eighth studio album and, now, an HBO docuseries. HBO released the first teaser for the Foo Fighters/Dave Grohl docuseries and revealed its title,...
  • La Brea for the lads: Gant, Bonobos join the menswear mix

    La Brea for the lads: Gant, Bonobos join the menswear mix
    The 100 block of South La Brea Avenue is adding to its male-focused merchandise mix thanks to the recent opening of Gant's second Southland store -- with a Bonobos shop set to bow right next door.  Back in 2012 we dubbed that stretch of retail real...
  • 3 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Sunday afternoon

    3 dead, 7 hurt in shootings since Sunday afternoon
    Three men were fatally shot and and seven people wounded in shootings late Sunday and early Monday on the South, West and Southwest sides, authorities said. Aa 27-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday night in the 6200 block of South Francisco Avenue...
  • Police reports: Skis and poles stolen

    Police reports: Skis and poles stolen
    The following items were taken from Park Ridge police reports: An iPad computer left in a hospital lounge on the 1700 block of West Dempster Street was reported stolen April 24th. Cross country skis and ski poles were stolen from a porch of a home...
  • 4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint

    4 charged with robbing Niles woman at gunpoint
    Four people were ordered held in lieu of bail Saturday on felony armed robbery charges after police in Niles say they followed a woman home from work Thursday and robbed her outside her garage.   A 34-year-old Niles woman told police that she had returned...
  • Southwest brings smartphone boarding passes to BWI

    Southwest brings smartphone boarding passes to BWI
    Southwest customers now need only an ID and a cellphone to fly out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airline on Thursday added Baltimore to the growing list of cities offering its Mobile Boarding Pass, which allows...