| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Home sizes have begun to inch up again, but the thinking person’s trend is small. Contrarian? Try stress-proof. William T. Bickford, and E. Austin DePree of Chicago-based architecture firm Northworks have started building weekend retreats from...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:27 PM
A 24-year-old man was stabbed to death and another person wounded in the Austin neighborhood early Friday morning.
The two were wounded before 4:30 a.m. in the 700 block of North Central Avenue, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Hector...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Yasmin Acree, 15, was a freshman honor student at Austin Polytechnical Academy when she disappeared from Chicago's Austin community on Jan. 15 or 16, 2008. She has not been heard from since.
Doors from the alleyway to the basement of the family's home in...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:50 PM
A speeding, unlicensed driver who crashed into another car on the Northwest Side, killing a mother and her teenage son and injuring three other children as they left for an end-of-summer camping trip in Wisconsin, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:56 AM
At least four people have been hurt by gunfire in the city early this morning, including three seriously injured in a shooting in the West Side's South Austin neighborhood, according to authorities.
In the South Austin shooting, someone emerged from a...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:17 PM
An Austin man has been charged in an August shooting blocks from his home that left one man dead and another wounded, police said.
Markeas Brown, 18, faces first-degree murder and attempted murder charges in the shooting Aug. 17 in the first block of...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Britton: The funeral for Sylvia Kilker will be 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church of Britton. The Rev. Deb Mack will officiate with burial in the Britton Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Price Funeral...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Richard Linklater works out of an office at the Austin Studios lot in Texas, a vast expanse of concrete and converted airplane hangars that was once, some 25 years back, the main airport in town, where experimental filmmaker James Benning flew at the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 19-year-old Chicago man was stopped on the 200 block of Linden Avenue at 3:31 p.m. Aug. 27 and charged with robbery after he grabbed an iPhone from the hand of a 17-year-old Oak Park...
| Sep 2, 2013
“The saviors come not home tonight: Themselves they could not save.” — Lines from A.E. Housman, scribbled in a soldier’s diary.
On Oct. 27, 1947, thousands of caskets were unloaded from a ship in New York. The bodies of U.S....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Police found a man shot inside a car they chased from a Bridgeport shooting that left one man dead and two wounded Friday night.
The three men were among at least 7 people shot overnight across the city.
They were shot inside an apartment in the...