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  • 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-...
  • Robbery suspect to FBI: I 'didn't want to be homeless'

    Robbery suspect to FBI: I 'didn't want to be homeless'
    A man arrested after tellers recognized him as a customer of the bank he robbed Friday told investigators he committed the holdup because he “didn’t want to be homeless,” according to court documents. Robert Alan Bennett, 52, was...
  • 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...
  • Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery

    Man found dead on Northwest Side after disappearing at cemetery
    A man who was reported missing after being last seen in a Norridge cemetery a week ago was found dead Friday in a vehicle in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, authorities said. Donald Ritt, 63, had been last seen June 1 at Acacia Cemetery, 7800 W. Irving...
  • 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,...
  • Judging neighborhoods (and myself)

    Judging neighborhoods (and myself)
    It was to be my small, lofted Shangri-La. My Fortress of Urban Solitude. After weeks of scouring the hellish depths of Craigslist's real estate section and nearly every apartment-hunting website known to man, I'd finally unearthed my dream bachelor pad. I...
  • Rosetta Stone under scrutiny in D102

    Rosetta Stone under scrutiny in D102
    A number of Chicago-area schools use Rosetta Stone to help teach foreign languages, but La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials are taking a step back from the technology to assess whether it's worth the cost. The District 102 Board is set to...
  • Second man charged in Bensenville killing; Police 'on trail' of gunman

    Second man charged in Bensenville killing; Police 'on trail' of gunman
    The man believed to be the getaway driver in the January shooting death of a Bensenville store clerk appeared in bond court Sunday, and a prosecutor said police are "on the trail" of the alleged triggerman. DuPage County Judge Brian McKillip set bail at...
  • More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more

    More new Chicago rooftops, patios and more
    >>Read up on the 10 hottest coming-soon rooftops and patios in Chicago for summer 2014 and see these new patios mapped by neighborhood.   Green Street Smoked Meats 112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431 Upon arrival at this West Loop barbecue bar, send a...
  • Reward, new details in Bensenville store clerk's slaying

    Reward, new details in Bensenville store clerk's slaying
    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...