| Aug 3, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The following items were taken from Oak Park police reports:
A 21-year-old Glen Ellyn man was charged with child abduction after he grabbed a 15-year-old Oak Park girl on the 400 block of Madison Street at 8:52 p.m. July 29 and tried to pull her into...
| Aug 4, 2014
I distinctly remember a textbook titled "Time to Wonder" that I used in elementary school. When I was a child, the title meant very little because both time and wonder seemed infinite to me.
For many of us, though, it's not until we get older and become...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Chicago Lawn last week logged its third homicide of the month and 14th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot July 23 in the 2400 block of West 68th Street, police said....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Kristopher Soto of the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes is among 13 wine experts nationwide who have passed the advanced sommelier exam. Three days of intense testing added the 13 new names to the Court of Master Sommeliers.
Three women and 10 men...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:53 AM
Our club: We are the Austin-Irving Book Club.
Our meetings: We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the second floor community room of the Austin-Irving branch of the Chicago Public Library. The participants reside primarily in...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:41 AM
FREE STUFF ALERT: Today is July 11, so 7-Eleven does its annual promotion for people who line up upwards of 15 minutes for a free something that typically costs $1. If that's you, go forth and obtain your free 12 oz. Slurpee between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 2:50 PM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park Police Department reports.
An Oak Park woman and a Forest Park man were robbed by gunpoint by two men ages 20 to 25 on the 200 block of North Euclid Avenue at 11:28 p.m. July 13. The men took the woman's...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
While funding woes are the root of the problems recently afflicting two esteemed Chicago musical institutions, the Beethoven Festival and the Chicago Chamber Musicians (CCM), there's another way of looking at those problems.
The former organization...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
From the dawn of grunge’s commercial success in the early '90s to playing in a rock super-group alongside Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl has performed with some of rock's most influential figures. It was perhaps only a matter of time,...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:45 AM
At least two men have been killed and 18 other people wounded, including two 15-year-old boys, in shootings in Chicago Friday night into Saturday morning.
In the Austin neighborhood about 7:13 p.m. Friday, a 32-year-old man was shot and pronounced dead...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:05 AM
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker funneled more than $320,000 from his campaign account to defense attorneys over the last six months as he and his allies fought a secret probe into fundraising and spending during the 2012 recall election....