| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A man was shot found to death in an alley in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday night, police said.
Reginald Jackson, 22, was found shot in the 4400 block of West Adams Street about 7:45 p.m. After an autopsy today, the Cook County medical...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new speed cameras will begin issuing their first warning tickets to Chicago motorists this month near four city parks, with at least eight more locations set to go operational in September, the mayor’s office announced...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Chicago’s first operational speed cameras are going to start issuing warning tickets Monday near Gompers Park on the North Side, with fines kicking in after the first 30 days, city officials announced Friday.
Two cameras will keep tabs on...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Even as Chicago Public Schools has closed about four dozen schools and blamed a financial crisis for slashed school budgets across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel this past week has been busy announcing district construction projects.
On Sunday, the...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:49 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new speed cameras will start spitting out warning tickets to disobedient motorists near four city parks next week, with at least eight more locations to be added in September.
A reminder of the rules: Owners of vehicles going from 6...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:09 AM
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected.
The mayor had hoped to bring...
| Oct 24, 2012
Above the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed.
Beneath them, we walkers gaped at the view, pointed our cameras and counted...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Arrested on Chicago's West Side with a loaded automatic handgun, one Elgin teenager told officers he was seeking revenge for a friend's shooting, police said.
Jeremy Jones and Dawan J. Nelson, both 19, were arrested shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday night...
| Jul 7, 2013
Do you like riding a bike? Enjoy competition? Looking for a good time? You might want to check out Chicago Bike Polo.
"It's a cycling sport that isn't racing," says Brian Bolles, who got involved about six years ago. "You don't have to be the fastest...
| Jun 18, 2013
Q: My father is a native Chicagoan. Someone once asked me where, exactly, he grew up. I asked Dad and he replied, "Tell them I grew up on the corner of Kostner and Van Buren...and then watch them recoil in horror."
I think the intersection no longer...