| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Roseland has logged two gunshot homicides in the past week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Sunday, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the 11100 block of South Lowe Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 15-year-old boy was...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Authorities have identified two men killed in overnight shootings in the River West and Englewood neighborhoods.
One of the men, 33, crashed his SUV on Chicago Avenue near the Kennedy Expressway after getting shot in the River West neighborhood.
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:48 PM
When Larry Hallock and his partner decided to move from Chicago's vibrant Lakeview neighborhood, they never imagined they would consider living in the Austin community on the city's beleaguered West Side, let alone wind up in a bidding war over a six-flat...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:15 PM
The 100 block of South La Brea Avenue is adding to its male-focused merchandise mix thanks to the recent opening of Gant's second Southland store -- with a Bonobos shop set to bow right next door.
Back in 2012 we dubbed that stretch of retail real...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:07 AM
One man has been killed in the Humboldt Park neighborhood and 10 other people injured in attacks on the South and West sides since midmorning Saturday, authorities said.
Ronnie Amos, 42, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 9:26 a.m. following...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Ever been on a bus and thought that you could walk faster because the bus appeared to stop every few feet to pick up riders?
The CTA may be tackling this problem of too many stops on one of its most popular east-west routes.
The CTA is proposing...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:21 AM
One man was killed and another critically wounded in a shooting in the Austin neighborhood overnight, among at least eight people shot across Chicago Thursday, police said.
The Austin shooting occurred around around 8:55 p.m. in the 5700 block of West...