| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:27 AM
A new year brings new hopes for music in Chicago. Here are key resolutions for 2013:
Create a concise Cultural Plan. After months of town hall meetings, the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events last fall came up with a 48-page wish...
| Dec 30, 2012
Janice Patterson remembers calling her mother to announce she was engaged. There wasn't much excitement on the other end of the line.
"She said, 'Well, I'll tell your father. It's your life,' Janice recalls. "Then she said, 'I have to get off the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:33 PM
William Kelly, the clown prince of local conservative media, was among those who ought to have been humiliated by Rich Miller's point-by-point takedown -- of the bogus rumor that the reason a boyhood home of Ronald Reagan is being bulldozed......
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: Boris Gendelev Real name: Boris Gendelev Gender: Male Year of Birth: 1961 Occupation: Data-driven target marketing consultant, data cruncher, predictive model builder, and when needed, software developer. For the...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Let's face it: If you were planning to have 2,500 of your most intimate friends over to the house, you'd have some serious fixing up …...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Through August 27
Pilsen: Friday, July 22 and Friday, August 26
Hyde Park: Saturday, July 23 and Friday, August 5
Jackson Park: Friday, July 29 and Saturday, August 27
Lincoln Park: Saturday, August 6
Lincoln Square: Friday, August 12...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:29 AM
A Chicago Democratic lawmaker charged with bribery a week ago won decisively in Tuesday's primary, the first election under a newly drawn map that shook up House and Senate seats from the city to the suburbs.
Even before unofficial results rolled in,...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Phylicia Rashad has signed on to direct a play called "Immediate Family," in a new commercial production to be staged this summer in rented space at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.
The play, which is produced by Paul Boskind, Ruth Hendel and Stephen...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 12:55 PM
An off-duty Northwestern University police officer is accused of firing a gun into the air while celebrating the Fourth of July holiday on the South Side, according to Chicago Police.
Wesley Jackson, 30, of the 5400 block of Hyde Park Boulevard, was...