| Jun 12, 2014
Robert Donahue was told it could take up to a month to fix the damaged utility boxes near his home in Orland Park.
It took just a few days.
Donahue, featured in the June 3 column, originally contacted "What's Your Problem?" asking for help fixing...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Four women were shot to death in three separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, two women ages 23 and 37 were fatally shot in the 3500 block of West 79th Street in Ashburn, police...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:11 PM
No one knows where Prince Charming has been the last three years, but today the pug is happily riding in a car, on his way to reunite with his owner.
Monday afternoon, Cristina Parrilla, who now lives in Maryland, received a call from the Felines &...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:32 PM
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.......
| May 29, 2014
| 8:58 AM
A 26-year-old Des Plaines man previously convicted as a child sex offender is again accused of exposing himself to children, Cook County authorities said.
A Cook County judge set bond at $100,000 Wednesday for Austin Hamilton, who faces three felony ...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports:
A blue 1988 Chevrolet Camaro valued at $12,000 was stolen between 11:30 p.m. May 29 and 5 a.m. May 30 on the 400 block of South Taylor Avenue.
A person turning on yard lights scared...
| Apr 15, 2014
Duane Ehresman has bought and rehabbed 21 midsize multifamily buildings in some of Chicago's most challenged neighborhoods over the past 25 years. Now he is hoping a new program will help him tackle vacant, abandoned two- and three-flats on some of...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:02 PM
A man who was shot in April in Oak Park was an informant who had been aiding federal investigators in a Chicago drugs and guns case, according to federal court documents.
Authorities have charged a 37-year-old man from Chicago with attempted murder in...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:13 AM
When we last saw Tribune Tower in 2011’s “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” there was a Decepticon ship crashing into the building’s steeple. Tribune Tower makes another appearance in the upcoming “Transformers: Age of...