| Apr 19, 2012
| 5:13 AM
Chicago police say they have shut down a gambling parlor in the heart of the city's Chinatown neighborhood after officers spotted patrons playing video poker machines.
Officers with a license investigation team executed a search warrant on Tuesday at the...
| May 7, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Wen Huang suggested we go to Chinatown. Initially, the idea seemed gauche, kitschy, stereotypical — the last place in Chicago you would want to meet a local writer whose thoughtful new memoir recounts his childhood in China.
Indeed, to anyone...
| May 10, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A South Side felon has been charged in a federal complaint for peddling nearly 50 guns onto Chicago’s streets in less than two weeks.
Levaine Tanksley is accused of selling 47 guns, many of them semi-automatic pistols, to a confidential informant,...
| May 12, 2012
| 11:31 AM
Members of Occupy Chicago and people from across the country gathered in an aging warehouse just outside Chinatown today to discuss their opposition to next weekend's NATO summit and finish planning for the mass protests they will stage during the...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 9:53 AM
The U.S. Postal Service plans to hold eight community meetings to solicit public opinion about the proposed closure of 14 Chicago-area post offices, the agency said.
The first meeting is scheduled for tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pui Tak Center,...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Two people are being questioned after a woman was robbed of her iPhone at gunpoint at the Harrison Street platform on the CTA's Red Line, police said.
The woman notified CTA personnel who then called police about the robbery at about 12:40 p.m., said...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:15 AM
A motorcyclist slammed into a concrete wall on a feeder ramp between the Dan Ryan and Stevenson expressways and tumbled over, falling about 40 feet to the pavement below, authorities say.
The 22-year-old motorcyclist landed on his feet on a grassy...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 6:05 PM
It's summertime, and school's out. It's time to kick off your shoes, settle into a relaxing place and read the day away. Then, be a critic. Tell us what you thought of a book you recently read, and you could be published in Printers Row Journal.
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:27 PM
Two people who administered road tests for the Illinois Secretary of State's office were charged with giving passing marks to unqualified drivers or passing people who did not even take a road test in exchange for cash, federal officials said today....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:54 AM
Chicago police this morning were investigating a report from a 62-year-old Chinese immigrant that two men robbed him overnight of more than $10,000 he won at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind.
Police and fire paramedics responded to a call of an armed...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Kenny Chan, 62, did not have much time to figure out what he would do with the 10 grand he won early Wednesday while playing baccarat.
Chan was on his way to his Chinatown apartment from a Hammond, Ind., casino about 2:15 a.m. Wednesday when two men...