| May 16, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Chicago police have launched a homicide investigation after a 38-year-old man was found dead in an Austin alley of apparent head trauma. In addition there were at least five other people shot in the city Thursday into Friday morning, officials said....
| May 19, 2014
| 7:05 AM
An education coalition will hold a news conference this morning to press its case that a Chicago Board of Education vote last month to "turn around" three schools was invalid because of conflicts of interest board members have with the politically...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Foo Fighters will release an as-yet untitled HBO series to accompany their eighth album and 20th anniversary.
Directed by Foos frontman Dave Grohl, the docu-series follows the band during tours to Chicago, Austin, Nashville, Los Angeles, Seattle, New...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:49 AM
A Forest Park man was killed and seven people were wounded between Monday afternoon and early this morning across Chicago, officials said.
Monte Tillman, 33, was shot around 3:15 p.m. Monday near Lake Street and Laramie Avenue in the Austin...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:56 AM
The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports:
A 39-year-old Evanston man was arrested and charged with theft after fleeing police May 2. A global positioning system device, stolen from a car parked in a garage on the...
| 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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A boy, 16 or 17 years old and wearing a dreadlocks wig with gold tips, stole an iPhone and wallet, worth a total of $500, from an Oak Park woman as she boarded a bus between 7:15 and 7:25 p....
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Police have made an arrest in connection with an April 2 shooting at an apartment complex on the 400 block of North Austin Boulevard.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrested Kelsey Jones, 37, at his Chicago home Saturday...
| 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 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...