| 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 12, 2013
The following items were taken from police reports.
•A man 20 to 30 with a "very round head" showed a silver semiautomatic gun and took an Oak Park woman's purse worth $480 on the 100 block of Superior Street at 5:40 a.m. Sept. 3....
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:12 PM
"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 soldiers from the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation.
Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:14 PM
The CTA shut down the Green Line about 11:15 p.m. at Central Avenue and Lake Street in the Austin neighborhood because of a report of a bomb threat.
Service resumed at 12:28 a.m. Thursday, according to CTA spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis.
The CTA used...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Two area Haunted Houses are looking for actors to haunt their halls in October and have scheduled several casting calls beginning Saturday.
Fear City Chicago 2013 and Carnivale at Fables Studios need more than 100 actors aged 16 and up of all shapes...