| Dec 2, 2013
After experiencing problems both activating his Ventra card and loading value onto it from his Discover card and then being double-charged for some fares, CTA rider Barry Finkel began to wonder how susceptible his new transit account is to hacking.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:29 AM
A 32-year-old Matteson man arrested in Arkansas days after a shooting in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood was charged with murder.
Kyle Arrington was shot in the abdomen on May 15 in the 9900 block of South Walden Parkway. He died about a month later. ...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A Northwest Side man has been charged with stabbing his father to death during an argument Tuesday, police said. Read more
• Police said they are questioning someone in the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:11 AM
One thing to know about our book club
We are the Smith Village Ladies Book Club. Smith Village is a continuing-care retirement community in Chicago's Beverly neighborhood.
In a retirement community, our conversations about the books are...
| Jun 6, 2013
His final farewell unfolded as if he had choreographed every song and step. With people in the pews belting out the Celtic hymn "Lord of the Dance," the Rev. Andrew Greeley was carried out of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church in Chicago's Beverly...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...
| Jan 2, 2013
At night, when Marie Moore is driving west along 95th Street near California Avenue, she looks up at the 25-foot spire atop Little Company of Mary Hospital and the concrete statue of the Virgin Mary standing aglow in a nearby alcove.
"It sounds corny,...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Daniel Mattern, chef at Cooks County, where the focus is on fresh local ingredients and great wine, is having visions of soft-shell crab and big fat asparagus.
Mattern is executive chef and partner at the neighborhood restaurant on Beverly Boulevard....
| Dec 23, 2011
Dozens of Chicago area soldiers are back home, just in time for the holidays.
More than 75 reservists from the 822nd Military Police Company returned from an 11-month tour in Afghanistan. They were welcomed back to the Army Reserve Center in Arlington...
| Jun 8, 2012
Chicago is known for many things. But being the perfect place for stargazing isn't one of the Windy City's traits. If Audrey Fischer has her way, though, it will be.
She wants to be able to look up into the sky — even in the Loop — and see...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 9:32 AM
With people living longer and the numbers of those hitting age 55 and over increasing every day, trend awareness and flexibility are key in the senior housing market. Those who run and manage retirement communities, and especially continuing care...