| Apr 30, 2011
There has never been and may never be a Chicago first lady of greater impact, influence and inspiration than Maggie Daley.
Even though she is among the most private of public people, she has put her stamp on the city by creating after-school programs for...
| Jul 27, 2011
In his more than 25 years behind the bar at the Chicago Bridgeport Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5079 on the South Side, Michael Pryor has heard and seen plenty, including from vets unburdening their troubles.
"We're like a family here," Pryor said. "I...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Officers wearing Chicago Police uniforms raided an apartment in Bridgeport late Wednesday and detained at least eight activists without justification, lawyers working on behalf of NATO protesters alleged today.
Police refused to provide any details about...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nationâs finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Local artist captures mostly cityscapes and Chicago scenes, including a brightly colored snapshot of Milwaukee Avenue, called "I Ride the 56 Bus."...
| 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......
| Jun 4, 2011
| 11:27 AM
A 40-year-old man missing since April 21 has the mental capacity of a 10-year-old, Chicago police said today in an alert asking for the public's help in finding him.
Christopher Hannus has been known to hang around the Bridgeport and Canaryville...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:32 PM
The Nelson Algren Short Story Prize 2011 goes to Billy Lombardo, for his beautifully written story, “Clover."
Here's an interview with him after the award.
Lombardo, a teacher at the Latin School of Chicago, is a resident of Forest Park, and...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 9:45 AM
Chicago police today issued a community alert warning residents of the South Side's Bridgeport neighborhood of an attempted abduction last week outside an elementary school.
The incident happened June 24 at about 12:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of South...
| Feb 27, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Six people were injured this morning in a nine-vehicle accident on the outbound Dan Expressway near the city's Bridgeport neighborhood.
The collision occurred around 9:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes near 26th Street, spurring a call for emergency...
| Mar 4, 2011
It wasn't too long ago that buyers looked at a new home and pondered whether they would flip it in two, maybe three, years. Today, the questions are different.
If we have kids, can we use that home office as a baby's room? Can the family room be turned...