| Jul 23, 2014
Dr. Harold Gerstein created programs at Northwestern University Dental School and Marquette University School of Dentistry, and he invented several instruments used in the practice of endodontics.
He never applied for patents for those devices, his...
| 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 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....
| 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 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Two Oak Park residents were robbed at gunpoint of cash, an iPhone and a flip phone, all valued at $500, in the 800 block of Mapleton Avenue at 9:10 p.m. July 16.
Two 21-year-old Chicago...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Five people were shot, one of them fatally, Saturday evening in an attack on the West Side that disrupted a block party.
That shooting and a handful of others left a total of two people dead and 15 others wounded between about 6 p.m. Saturday and 3:30...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Chicago police are seeking an 11-year-old boy who went missing Tuesday on the city's West Side.
Police said Roberto Rosalio was last seen around noon near Hartgrove Hospital, 5730 W. Roosevelt Road, in the Austin area.
Roberto is described as a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:16 PM
A Mississippi man has been charged in a 2013 shooting that killed a 25-year-old man on the city's West Side in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Randon Walker, 23, of the 300 block of Mulberry in Lexington, was charged with first-degree murder in the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:47 PM
The odds were undoubtedly stacked against state Rep. LaShawn Ford when federal prosecutors indicted him on felony bank fraud charges more than a year and a half ago.
The already sky-high conviction rate at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse rises to near 100...
| 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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
West Englewood on Monday logged its sixth homicide of the month and 11th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
On Monday, a 56-year-old man was shot to death in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street, police said....