| Sep 22, 2013
Chicago has a history of obliterating its history. Significant buildings fall to the wrecking ball for parking lots, and entire swaths of the cityscape are bulldozed by economic forces like deindustrialization and gentrification, and political movements...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:44 AM
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple, a pilgrimage site for architectural buffs, will get a face lift, thanks to a $10 million grant from a Chicago-based foundation.
Wednesday’s announcement about the striking Oak Park structure comes as...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Citing the need for financial responsibility and a desire to conserve resources for the 40th anniversary season, Victory Gardens Theater artistic director Chay Yew announced Monday that the venerable non-profit will have a 2013-14 subscription season of...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Shootings across the city left two men dead and two others wounded overnight, according to authorities.
A 25-year-old man was killed in the South Shore neighborhood about 10:50 p.m. Two people approached him while he sat in a white car in the 6800...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Things are slowly getting back to normal following a power outage that knocked out electricity to 600 customers including Chicago Police headquarters in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood this afternoon, officials said.
ComEd spokeswoman Liz...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Four men were killed in separate South Side attacks Monday, two of them within blocks of each other about nine hours apart, authorities said.
In the most recent killing, police responded about 8:50 p.m. to a call of a person shot in an alley adjacent to...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Police are searching for a gunman who shot two men in the Englewood neighborhood, killing one of them, in one of at least six shootings in the city since Tuesday afternoon.
The fatal shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. in the 5800 block of South...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
A South Side man has been charged in connection with the shooting death of a man in late May in the West Pullman neighborhood, police said.
Roman Forman, 25, of the 4800 block of South Evans Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood, has been charged...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:50 AM
David Terrell, a former first-round draft pick of the Chicago Bears, is accused of hitting two police officers as he was being arrested on drug charges Friday on the South Side, authorities said.
Police say the officers were responding to a call of...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:21 AM
A dozen people were shot, one of them fatally, across the city in a 10-hour period starting Monday evening, authorities said.
The violence started with an Uptown shooting that injured five people about 5:57 p.m. in the 4500 block of North Sheridan...