| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:19 PM
A man who robbed a Glenview bank this afternoon is believed to have robbed five other Chicago-area banks since October, according to the FBI. The MB Financial Bank, 2200 N. Waukegan Road, was robbed about 2:25 p.m., according to Joan Hyde, a spokeswoman...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Continual coverage of the Chicago teachers strike.
10 p.m. Lewis, others leave talks for night
CTU President Karen Lewis and other principal negotiators finished up for the evening about 9:45 p.m.
"Today we made some progress,&...
| Sep 8, 2012
Here are some frequently asked questions about the CPS contingency plan. The answers were compiled from CPS and chief Jean-Claude Brizard's comments during a teleconference with parents last week.
Q: How will the CPS sites in the district's Children...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was a long night at the Sands, stretching until about 9:40 by the time it was over, but I am sure it was a memorable night for the high school players, coaches, parents and other adults who were among the 610 there last night for the Via All-Star...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Saturday night, my wife and I went with the Steinbergs to see local author Jack Zimmerman read from a new collection of stories at the Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview. Jack's a true local treasure, a wonderful storyteller and compelling......
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Someone fired a gun 17 times toward a man and hit him once in the Bronzeville neighborhood overnight, according to authorities.
The 21-year-old man was a passenger in a car 47th Street about 12:30 a.m. when someone in another car on Dr. Martin Luther...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Cop impersonator Vincent Richardson was ordered on electronic monitoring today after he was busted yet again for allegedly pretending to be a Chicago police officer.
Richardson, who made national headlines when he was able to pass himself off as a...
| May 9, 2013
Before I could ride a bicycle or recite The Lord's Prayer, I remember sausages. Bulbous and gray, with brown patches from the fry pan, these links — ask my folks — were the quickest, cheapest way to quiet a hyper child. But my introduction...
| Sep 20, 2012
Hungry for a taste of Lincoln Square’s German heritage? This lineup covers the best of the neighborhood, starting with a few bars on Irving Park before heading north through Lincoln Square proper.
Start your trip by hopping off the Irving Park...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:49 PM
A Chicago man pretended to work at a North Side street festival Saturday so he could stuff hundreds of dollars in admission donations into his pocket, authorities said.
Christopher Urban, 39, was arrested and charged with theft about 5 p.m. Saturday at...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Part of the CTA Blue line was shut down briefly this morning as Chicago Fire Department crews checked out a smell of burning rubber in the subway at the Belmont stop on the line.
Crews were dispatched to a call of smoke in the subway at the stop, in...