| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:54 PM
A man and a woman were stabbed to death in separate incidents on the North Side Tuesday morning, police said.
A 22-year-old man was fatally stabbed in the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street on the Near North Side, and a 53-year-old woman was stabbed...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Chicago police chased down and arrested a gunman who shot and critically wounded another man on the city's West Side, authorities said.
The shooting was one of at least four late night shootings occurring across the city.
Officers saw the unidentified...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 12:04 AM
An Edgewater man was charged days after Chicago police said he was shot in the leg with his own gun while trying to rob another man inside a West Side convenience store.
Police said that Darrick Peterson's plan to rob his 26-year-old victim quickly...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 5:09 PM
A 55-year-old Chicago Public Schools special education teacher who went missing yesterday in the Edgewater neighborhood on the North Side has been found safe, police said tonight.
Eddrina Johnson has been located, according to a statement from police...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Moving into a new home in your golden years can be invigorating. Not only can you finally get that granite countertop and scrapbooking room, but you can also “buy” maintenance free living, energy-saving conveniences and even a sense of...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Prosecutors say a Chicago man met a 15-year-old runaway from the west suburbs at a party, invited her back to his apartment and – when she grew uncomfortable and fled – raped her in a parking garage.
Police arrested Lavelle Scott, 23, early...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 6:23 AM
An Edgewater man is jailed on $350,000 bond, charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old runaway.
Prosecutors say 23-year-old LaVelle Scott met the girl at a party Friday, four days after she left her home in Lombard. Scott reportedly invited...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:09 PM
St. Gregory the Great High School in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood is closing at the end of the school year, the school has announced on its Website.
St. Gregory, 1677 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., was the Archdiocese of Chicago's first co-ed high school....
| Feb 19, 2011
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED at 5 p.m. with Braun and Chico church stops; Posted by David Heinzmann, John Byrne and Rick Pearson at 4 p.m. The candidates for Chicago mayor implored people to vote and touted their own credentials today as they kicked......
| Mar 24, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Many older LGBT adults in Boystown looking for companionship, and maybe a little extra income, are turning to the nation's first LGBT homesharing program to find it....