| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:38 AM
A 22-year-old man being held in the Cook County jail on carjacking charges was charged with a 2011 homicide, according to authorities.
Dwayne Timberlake is charged with first-degree murder stemming from a shooting on Feb. 5, 2011 in the 2600 block of...
| Oct 26, 2012
On a warm late September evening in one of the nicer high-rises on Chicago's Marine Drive, Brenda Fredericks peered over her glasses and surveyed a large group of relatives from her husband's family, many of whom she had never met before.
| Jan 8, 2013
After being beaten with a pan and left in the dark for hours bound to a pole, the 11-year-old girl escaped from her abusive home through a basement window and walked barefoot six blocks to the La Grange police station one summer night in 2011.
| Mar 10, 2013
Eunita Rushing feels at home when she's near plants, so perhaps it's no surprise that since 1999 she has been the enthusiastic president of the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, which works in partnership with the Chicago Park District to raise funds...
| 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...
| 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...