| May 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
The Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken Roman Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and sociologist known for his deeply researched academic appraisals and sometimes scathing critiques of his church, died Wednesday night, several years after fracturing...
| May 25, 2013
| 10:06 PM
A 17-year-old boy and 22-year-old man were killed within hours of each other in separate West Side attacks Friday night, and a 29-year-old man was killed on the South Side, officials said.
The youngest of the three killed was with an 18-year-old...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:11 PM
Commuting on the South Side changed fundamentally Monday. Yet at the same time, nothing changed.
CTA Red Line trains were absent from the median of the Dan Ryan Expressway for the first weekday since the south branch opened almost 44 years ago, except...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:15 PM
On a recent wintry evening, a crowd of sleekly dressed dance lovers filtered into an elegant new auditorium to catch a robust performance by the Deeply Rooted Dance Theater.
That same night, students dressed in jeans and sneakers rode the elevator up to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:36 PM
When it comes to playing through pain, Chicago tenor saxophonist Frank Catalano has more experience than most of his colleagues.
Eighteen years ago, he severed the middle finger of his right hand while fixing his car, enduring surgery to reattach it and...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 10:01 PM
A Hyde Park man accused of spitting in the face of a Secret Service agent guarding President Barack Obama’s Chicago home last month was ordered held on $50,000 bond Sunday.
The agent was inside a car stationed on the 5000 block of South Greenwood...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Monday, Jan. 14
Rich Central at Rich East, 7
Vocational at Simeon, 4:30
South Beloit MLK Tournament
Tuesday, Jan. 15
Brother Rice at Nazareth, 7:30
Dundee-Crown at Jacobs, 7:30
Dwight at Lisle, 6:45
Elgin at Batavia, 7:15...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The New Year has just begun, but the jazz scene never settles down. Among the weekend's highlights:
Rob Mazurek: The enterprising Chicago cornetist has produced remarkable work with his aptly named Exploding Star Orchestra, which conjures a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:18 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A man was killed and another man wounded in an early morning shooting in the hallway of an apartment complex in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said. Four other...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:02 AM
A Las Vegas trip was cut short for four Chicago women Friday when they were arrested and charged with identity theft as they attempted to board their flight at O'Hare International Airport, according to Cook County prosecutors and court documents.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:10 PM
In announcing its fall programming theme, “Animal: What Makes Us Human,” the Chicago Humanities Festival provides one answer to the question that, for want of a question mark, it doesn't quite pose.
The desire and ability to stage an...