| May 19, 2013
The Internal Revenue Service scandal now devouring the Obama administration — the outrageous use of the federal taxing authority to target tea party and other conservatives — certainly makes for meaty partisan politics.
But this scandal is...
| Dec 2, 2012
Half a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs.
On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Lawyers for three out-of-state men accused of plotting to firebomb police stations and other political targets during the NATO summit in Chicago complained Tuesday that their clients have been held in solitary confinement in Cook County Jail, calling...
| Nov 11, 2012
As Nicole "Nickii" Ledcke puts it, she had "legit reasons" to drop out in the elementary grades.
Her gangbanger father had been murdered when Ledcke was a toddler, and her unemployed mother was perpetually moving the family of seven children one step...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
They've not shared a bit of information with us....Thomas Anthony Durkin, attorney for Jared Chase, one of the "NATO 3," referring to the dearth of information from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office about the charges against the men. It......
| Apr 8, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A man was charged and two Chicago police officers hospitalized after a car and foot chase late Saturday that started with the man firing shots in the Bridgeport neighborhood and ended when his car got a flat on the Far South Side.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Firefighters were still on the scene of a smoldering warehouse in Bridgeport this morning, pouring water on hot spots after a 5-11 alarm fire raced through the five-story building as a third of the department's on-duty personnel fought it.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Fire has rekindled at a Bridgeport warehouse that was gutted by a massive extra-alarm blaze earlier this week.
Fire officials had expected the fire to start up again because of the magnitude of Tuesday night's 5-11 alarm fire and the old timber in the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Chicago-based Lexington Homes is offering two great housing options in Bridgeport — single-family rowhomes at Lexington Square2 and single-family homes at Lexington Place. The communities are adjacent to one another, both located near beautiful...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Eight parked police cars and two dead men -- the victims of Chicago's first double homicide of 2013 -- ringed the outside of Kevin's Hamburger Heaven in Bridgeport early Saturday morning.
The two bodies – one facing north, the other south –...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 8:50 AM
A nearly 100-year-old Bridgeport warehouse is on fire again this morning after it was gutted during a 5-alarm fire on Tuesday, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
About 10 a.m., a tower ladder truck was sent to the scene to handle the rekindle...