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  • 'Transformers' returns to Chicago with explosions

    'Transformers' returns to Chicago with explosions
    Michael Bay is back in Chicago and he brought the Autobots and Decepticons with him. Filming for the new “Transformers” movie began today at McCormick Place and will continue throughout the weekend in the Near East Side and Uptown...
  • Sighting: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Bay dine at Sunda

    Sighting: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Bay dine at Sunda
    They’re here. Actor Mark Wahlberg and director Michael Bay have arrived in Chicago to film the fourth movie in the Transformers franchise. Wahlberg and Bay were seen having dinner Wednesday at Sunda. Later that night, Bay hung out at Paris Club'...
  • Firefighter hospitalized after Far South Side blaze

    Firefighter hospitalized after Far South Side blaze
    A Chicago firefighter was taken to a hospital from a fire in the East Side neighborhood this morning, authorities said. The firefighter was taken to Advocate Trinity Hospital in fair-to-serious condition but was listed in good condition shortly after...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A 14-year-old boy and his 13-year-old girlfriend who ran away together last month from Michigan have been found safe in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago. Read more • A Chicago...
  • Far South Side shooting injures 2

    Far South Side shooting injures 2
    Two men were wounded Tuesday night in a shooting on the Far South Side in the city's East Side neighborhood. About 8:34 p.m., two men were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 10600 block of South Green Bay Avenue when a light-colored vehicle pulled up...
  • 'Transformers' filming in the Loop this weekend

    'Transformers' filming in the Loop this weekend
    This is going to be one of your last opportunities to watch “Transformers: Age of Extinction” film in Chicago. The robotos-in-disguise sequel starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci and Kelsey Grammer will be shooting around the 111 S....
  • BP oil refinery waste piles up on Southeast Side

    BP oil refinery waste piles up on Southeast Side
    Just south of the Chicago Skyway bridge, a dusty byproduct of the Canadian oil boom is piling up in huge black mountains along the Calumet River. More is on the way. A lot more. By the end of the year, the oil giant BP is expected to complete work...
  • Police officers among 9 hurt in South Side crash

    Police officers among 9 hurt in South Side crash
    A car smashed into a police car parked during a traffic stop early this morning in the East Side neighborhood, starting a chain reaction that left nine people injured, authorities said. About 12:20 a.m., a southbound Nissan Altima struck an unmarked...
  • Rich memories of a Colombian family in New York

    Rich memories of a Colombian family in New York
    "Empanada for a Dream" As debates about the escalating murder rate in Chicago continue to rage on, Juan Francisco Villa's solo, "Empanada for a Dream," offers a portrait simultaneously timely and a time capsule of life in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs...
  • Boy, 16, walks into Walgreens after critically wounded

    Boy, 16, walks into Walgreens after critically wounded
    A 16-year-old boy stumbled into a Walgreens for help after he was shot and critically wounded in the East Side neighborhood, authorities said. The boy was shot in the lower back in the 3600 block of East 106th Street about 5 p.m. Monday and walked to...
  • Man, 20, found fatally shot in East Side neighborhood

    Man, 20, found fatally shot in East Side neighborhood
    A 20-year-old man was found dead this morning with an apparent gunshot wound to his head in the East Side neighborhood, just a block from his home, authorities said. Police responded to the 10900 block of South Mackinaw Avenue just before 8 a.m. after a...