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  • Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed

    Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed
    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...
  • Women are 14% of Chicago homicide victims

    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...
  • Pug found tied to a sign to be reunited with owner - 3 years later

    Pug found tied to a sign to be reunited with owner - 3 years later
    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 &...
  • 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.......
  • Convicted sex offender charged with exposing himself to children

    Convicted sex offender charged with exposing himself to children
    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 ...
  • 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,...
  • Oak Park police blotter: '88 Camaro stolen, light scares off intruder and more

    Oak Park police blotter: '88 Camaro stolen, light scares off intruder and more
    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...
  • Loan fund targets small rental buildings

    Loan fund targets small rental buildings
    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...
  • Oak Park shooting victim was informant, documents show

    Oak Park shooting victim was informant, documents show
    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...
  • Tribune Tower ravaged in 'Transformers' sequel -- again

    Tribune Tower ravaged in 'Transformers' sequel -- again
    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...