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  • Two boys, 14 and 16, among five people shot by Chicago police

    Two boys, 14 and 16, among five people shot by Chicago police
    Two of the five people shot by Chicago police over 36 hours were boys ages 14 and 16, both of them killed when they refused to drop their guns, officials said. The 14-year-old was fatally shot by police Friday night in the Old Irving Park neighborhood...
  • Police shoot boy, 14, on Northwest Side -- third in 18 hours

    Police shoot boy, 14, on Northwest Side -- third in 18 hours
    Police officers shot three people over 18 hours across Chicago Friday, including a 14-year-old boy who died. Police said they found guns at two of the scenes and, in the third incident, were threatened by a man who claimed to have a gun but did not....
  • Chicago man accused of driving without pants in Des Plaines

    Chicago man accused of driving without pants in Des Plaines
    A Chicago man who was previously convicted of criminal sexual abuse was accused Thursday of driving through a condominium complex without pants in northwest suburban Des Plaines, said officials. Shortly before 7:30 p.m. Thursday, sheriff's police were...
  • Allentown spends $165,000 to improve its basketball courts, other facilities

     
    There's little doubt that Allentown is a summer basketball mecca. The Stellar Summer Boys Basketball League brings teams from throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond to Cedar Beach every Tuesday and Thursday nights. And, of course, next month's Stellar...
  • Boy, 16, dies after falling off rocks along Lake Michigan

    Boy, 16, dies after falling off rocks along Lake Michigan
    A 16-year-old boy who drowned after falling off rocks along Lake Michigan on the North Side, despite efforts by his friends to pull him out of the water, has been identified, authorities said. An autopsy today determined Gyron Webb, of the 1400 block of...
  • Cig snitches

    Cig snitches
    The illegal drug trade in Ald. Jason Ervin's 28th Ward isn't all about the hard stuff. The black market for cigarettes, he said, can be just as pervasive—and, in some ways, safer for dealers. "It's similar to the sale of narcotics, where...
  • Chef Homaro Cantu to open brewery

    Chef Homaro Cantu to open brewery
    Chicago's craft beer scene is getting an unlikely new player: one of the city's most renowned chefs. Homaro Cantu, founder and executive chef of Moto, has signed a lease on a 7,000-square-foot space on the city's Northwest Side, where he plans to open a...
  • Phil Vettel on Father's Day dining

    Phil Vettel on Father's Day dining
    Father's Day is Sunday, and if you haven't figured out what to do for Dear Ol' Dad, Chicago restaurants are eager to assist. Barbakoa: Father's Day prix-fixe menu, $45, includes five-course dinner and beer or sangria flight. 1341 Butterfield Road,...
  • Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed

    Exposed wires on utility boxes fixed; 3rd red light ticket dismissed
    Robert Donahue was told it could take up to a month to fix the damaged utility boxes near his home in Orland Park. It took just a few days. Donahue, featured in the June 3 column, originally contacted "What's Your Problem?" asking for help fixing...
  • 12 communities each see a homicide

    Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...
  • World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago

    World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago
    Soldier Field was an ocean of green and red last week when Mexico's national soccer team came to town for a pre-World Cup warm-up match, but here and there were bright dabs of yellow and blue — fans dressed head to toe in the colors of Bosnia-...