| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:07 PM
A parolee has been charged in the shooting death of a clerk at a Bensenville store as police search for the gunman in the slaying.
Kenneth Bardlett, 20, of Bellwood accompanied the man who fatally shot Hussein Saghir during an attempted holdup Jan. 19,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:32 PM
Moments before sunrise June 9, the first of more than 160 of the city's sickest, tiniest patients will be wheeled to the ambulance loading bay at Children's Memorial Hospital in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.
There, they will find dozens of doctors,...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Bar Pastoral 2947 N. Broadway 773-472-4781
Drop in for an Alpine feast where melty goodness awaits at the cheese bar. Pair it with accompaniments brought to the table, including caramelized cipollini onions, roasted pork...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:47 AM
Last March, the superb Chicago jazz singer Grazyna Auguscik was rehearsing for one of the biggest concerts of her career, in her native Poland, when she received the worst news of her life.
Her partner of more than 20 years, Marek Bajson, had been...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:19 AM
I don't know when "shareable" became attached to "small" in the dining realm, but waiter patter has included the phrase "small, shareable plates" — spoken without a trace of irony — for some years now.
And even though it makes no sense...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Bensenville police offered a cash reward and some additional details Thursday in hopes of spurring new leads in the shooting death of a convenience store clerk.
Police Chief Frank Kosman said the village board has authorized a $10,000 reward for...
| Jan 13, 2014
Residential noise complaints involving jets at O'Hare International Airport hit a record in 2013, which included a spike in objections just after a runway opened in the fall, according to a new city report.
The noise complaints rose 36 percent from...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:05 PM
A suspect in a string of weekend carjackings, including one that ended in a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy, was arrested this morning after U.S. marshals in SUVs pinned him in at a McDonald's drive-thru in Milwaukee, authorities said.
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:12 PM
A manhunt was underway Sunday night for a suspect who police say carjacked three vehicles over the weekend, with one leading to a crash on the South Side that killed an 11-year-old boy.
The Illinois State Police said they were working with Chicago...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The Bensenville Police Department released graphic surveillance video on Monday afternoon of what police believe was an armed robbery attempt that led to the village's first murder in 10 years.
Hussein Saghir, 36, was shot and killed as he and his...
| Jan 22, 2014
Police are seeking better-quality photos from a graphic surveillance video that captured an armed robbery and fatal shooting outside a Bensenville food shop, authorities said Tuesday.
"We are also waiting for forensic results from the lab,"...